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Andes Crossing Trek

Crossing The Andes Trek.

 Trekking high mountain

Full day, Trekking Aconcagua
2 days, High mountain & Aconcagua

Vallecitos- Cordon del Plata

3 days, "Mt. San Bernardo" 4500m
4 days, "Mt. Franke" 5000m
4 days, "Mt. El Salto" 5000m
5 days, "Mt. Vallecitos" 5800m
6 days,, "Mt. el Plata" 6310m.
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Expeditions in the Andes

3 days, "Mt. Penitentes" 4350m

 Trekking in Pre-cordillera

Full day, Natural Area Villavicencio

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Vallecitos, Cordon del Plata  
Expedition equipment list
Andes Mountain Range - Mendoza / Argentina
Recommended personal equipment


- Long and lightweight underwear kit (long boxers and turtleneck t-shirts). Polypropylene or capilene since synthetic fibers perform better than cotton.
- Fleece pants.
- Heavyweight Parka with hood. It should fit comfortable over your mid layers.
- Waterproof jacket and easy to perspire.
-NOT exclusive: waterproof and light pants and easy to perspire.


- Sunhat with peak and buff headwear.
- Balaclava.
- Head lamp, extra batteries and extra light bulbs.
- Sunglasses 100% UB with side shields. Bring an extra pair if you use prescription glasses.


- Thin gloves, 1 pair, fleece or polypropylene.
- Fingerless gloves or ski gloves.


- Hiking boots or trekking shoes.
- Sneakers for resting.
- Thick socks, wool or synthetic fabric, (2 pairs), for cold weather.
- Thin socks, flannel, nylon or polypropylene. It reduces blisters.

- Trekking poles (1 pair).

- Backpack: capacity 70 liters
- High quality sleeping bag to endure temperatures of -15° C.
- Insulating sleeping pad, neoprene or Thermal rest.
- Penknife. Leatherman tool or similar.
- Water bottle (2 liters).
- Sunscreen SPF 30 - 60.
- Sun lipstick. SPF 20 - 60.
- First-aid kit.


- Plastic bags to keep clothes dry.
- Toiletry bag.

For the ascent, Mt. El Plata and Mt. Vallecitos, or in out season time,
we suggested extra equipment:

Mountain boots. Double plastic boots.
Gaiters. Gore-Tex, Cordura.
Mittens. One pair, pile, down or wool.
Ski poles. One pair of telescopic or collapsible, optional.
Sleeping Bag: Expedition quality, of at least -18°C (0°F). A good quality down sleeping bag of 1 kg is better.
Thermal Mats: Neoprene or Therma Rest.
Plate, cup and silverware: Unbreakable for high altitude camps.
Warm jacket. Down or thinsulate, with a hood, expedition type, it must be comfortable to wear over other clothes.
Waterproof jacket / transpirable. It must have a hood. Suggested: Gore-Tex
Waterproof trousers / transpirable. Suggested: Gore-Tex. We recommend side zippers to guarantee comfort and ventilation.

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