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Aconcagua

a climbing guide

by R. J. Secor

  • 3 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Mountaineers in Seattle .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Aconcagua, Mount (Argentina),
  • Argentina,
  • Aconcagua, Mount
    • Subjects:
    • Mountaineering -- Argentina -- Aconcagua, Mount -- Guidebooks.,
    • Aconcagua, Mount (Argentina) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementR.J. Secor.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV199.44.A72 A2677 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination138 p. :
      Number of Pages138
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1097481M
      ISBN 100898864062
      LC Control Number94022137

      the mighty Aconcagua. Transfer back to Mendoza for a well-deserved celebration meal. (B/L/D) Aconcagua Argentina | 6,m [email protected] CLICK TO: BOOK NOW. Climb Aconcagua with International Alpine Guides. An expedition to Aconcagua, one of the seven summits and the southern hemisphere's highest summit. If you book today for trips this summer you will get a full refund up to 14 days prior (or 30 days for international trips) if the trip is cancelled, or if you are unable to attend, due to the.

      Aconcagua 5th January st Jan Summit Success on Aconcagua for our 6th team of the season. Aconcagua Skills Weekend - NEW July dates available: Our Aconcagua skills weekends in the Lake District are a great opportunity to find out more about the expedition, decide whether it is right for you and ask questions. The Aconcagua ascent through the Normal Route is the most popular one. It takes between 18 and 20 days, although there are shorter programs of 12 days (have a look at this personal account by Oleksii, who did the Aconcagua fast day ascent with guide Gastón Oyarzún and described it as “the most powerful emotion in my life”).

      * The only English-language guidebook for climbing Aconcagua, South America's highest mountain Reaching the highest summit in South America requires careful preparation and detailed instruction. R. J. Secor draws upon his extensive climbing experience to give mountaineers all that's necessary to top Aconcagua's 22,foot peak. Aconcagua Rapid Ascent™ Aconcagua is the tallest mountain in the Western hemisphere, topping out at 22, feet (6, meters). This prominent peak translates literally to “Stone Sentinel” and offers a variety of routes to the summit. Its high altitude serves as the ideal training ground for 8, meter peaks, like Cho Oyu and Everest.


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Aconcagua by R. J. Secor Download PDF EPUB FB2

R.J. Secor’s classic Aconcagua guidebook is still relevant and useful today. First published in and then updated inthe book contains all the essential information on climbing Aconcagua.

Places and contacts in Mendoza are of course out of date but when it comes to the mountain the book doesn’t fail. I have been to Aconcagua three times on self-guided expeditions, each time with a copy of R.J. Secor's guide book in hand.

Since then, Harry Kikstra has published a series of climbing guides and is to be commended for writing concise guidebooks that have just enough information in a small, compact package/5(14). This book is a good intro to Aconcagua (history, geography, etc), it helps plan a trip with good tips on preparation and local arrangements.

However, it does not spend enough time describing the trails and the difficulties of each route.4/5(13). This document, (Terms and Conditions) is a binding contract between Aconcagua Mountain Guides SA, with offices at Beltrán St., Godoy Cruz, Mendoza, their Aconcagua book, agents, employees, and owners, and all other persons or entities associated with those businesses (hereinafter collectively referred to as “AMG”) and Aconcagua book, the participant in.

Aconcagua, Summit of South America, by Harry Kikstra () Aconcagua is the first of the new Rucksack Pocket Summits series: 96 pages (x mm) with wraparound map flap, open-flat binding and waterproof paper.

Of the seven continental summits, Aconcagua (at m/22, ft) lies second only to Everest. Aconcagua: A Climbing Guide, Second Edition by R. Secor, Aconcagua book Lee Hopkins and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   How To Mount Aconcagua book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(53). Umbral del Aconcagua is rated "Exceptional" by our guests.

Take a look through our photo library, read reviews from real guests and book now with our Price Guarantee. We’ll even let you know about secret offers and sales when you sign up to our emails/10(16).

Climbing Aconcagua With Alpine Ascents. From start to finish, my Aconcagua experience was world class in every regard. Our guides were remarkable leaders who offered the right mix of experience, expertise, and inspiration. You may use our travel agent (Charles Mulvehill ) or book flights yourself.

Please note that flights. Alpine Ascents International leads expeditions that have become benchmarks of quality in the climbing community. We operate what we believe is the finest mountaineering school in the country.

This expertise is based upon years of accumulated experience-not just from individual mountain guides, but through experience on particular mountains. The book "Aconcagua, Summit of South America" by Harry Kikstra is ultimate selection including all most detailed necessary and useful information not even mentioning very professional and beautiful photos.

I did never find so helpful source of information before. Arvydas Sekmokas (55 years old) A Great, Compact Guide to Aconcagua. Welcome to Aconcagua, welcome to Aconcagua Adventures. Book Your Ski Classes.

Aconcagua Mountain is located in the heart of the Central Andes in Western Argentina, which is the highest peak in South America. The Trekking Aconcagua let the victors observe the two most spectacular faces of the mountain. You can first visit the camp base, and you. Aconcagua is the highest mountain in the Western hemisphere, located in western Argentina, near the Chile border.

There are about 3, climbers trying the summit each year (info from ). The 'Normal Route' is non-technical - a walk-up, following the Northwest Ridge. It is the altitude that poses the biggest problem. Whether you're looking for an adventure, wine tasting, accommodations, local food, or the whole package, we have you covered.

Simple tell one of our specialists where you want to go at Aconcagua Valley and we'll help you figure out the rest. Aconcagua. [Erinn Banting] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Erinn Banting. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Find Aconcagua by Matteo Bertè at Blurb Books. Photobook of the expedition to reach the highest peak in South (and North) America: Cerro AconcaguaReleased on: Ma The Adventure Consultants Aconcagua expedition provides the very best opportunity for you to climb this lofty mountain in an environment that is properly managed to give you the best chance to succeed in safety and relative comfort.

once you leave Mendoza and start the expedition. We have a policy to book separate rooms for males and. On the fourth day of the expedition, we will visit the base of the mythical South Face of the Aconcagua. This is the most vertical face of the mountain, with glaciers and walls almost 3, m tall.

During this trek, we will ascend m, giving your body further acclimatization. Raices Aconcagua Mendoza is rated "Good" by our guests. Take a look through our photo library, read reviews from real guests and book now with our Price Guarantee.

We’ll even let you know about secret offers and sales when you sign up to our emails/10(). I have had sufficient opportunity to read the terms and conditions.I have read and understood it, and I agree to be bound by its terms.*.

The definitive guidebook to climbing Aconcagua in South America. At m, Aconcagua is the highest peak outside the Himalayas and is accessible to both trekkers and mountaineers. The book covers two popular trekking routes: the Normal (Horcones Valley) route and the Vacas Valley (Polish Glacier) route.A mostly serious guide to climbing the tallest mountain in the Western and Southern Hemispheres, this efficient book includes a hilarious day-by-day account, with detailed descriptions of the challenges facing a climber on Aconcagua, such as when to wear your Crocs, which pop music divas to enjoy, and the challenges of pooping at high altitude.Aconcagua is the highest peak in South America, which gives it membership to the “Seven Summits” club.

Aconcagua is one of the seven summits and comes in as the second highest, just under Mt Everest. At 22, feet, or 6, meters high, Aconcagua is the highest mountain in the western hemisphere and the highest trekking peak in the world.