South Hemisphere

Although the alternatives for the tourism in Mendoza are diverse and abundant, the natural profile of the region cuyana is what it attracts his tourists more. The enormous mountainous chains and the turbulent and mighty rivers make of this province an irresistible option. One of attractive the more famous and popular ones is the Aconcagua Hill, already transformed into a symbol of the region of Whose. Monte Aconcagua, located a 69 59 ” of west longitude and 32 39″ of South latitude, with his 6,962 meters of altitude above sea level, it is the highest summit of the South Hemisphere. It is, in addition one to ” Seven Cumbres” , a circuit of mountain that takes in himself the challenge to arrive at the top of the highest tips of each continent.

This mount also is called Akon-Kauak, that in language quechua means ” Sentry of Piedra”. The expedition to the Aconcagua has several routes for the ascent. Most usual it is the northwest, considered technically simple, since it does not imply to climb on rock nor to use equipment of I oxygenate. Nevertheless, it is not necessary to forget that one is a summit of 6,000 meters, and the climatic instability that factor carries. Another form of used access less is the route Glacier of the Poles, that is of regulating difficulty, reason why requires knowledge of scaling in ice.

This way offers an excellent opportunity of training to prepare itself for more complex summits. Surely, the main challenge in the Aconcagua is the ascent to the South wall. His view is surprising, but also it is very dangerous and difficult, since it owns 3,000 meters of height. Being one of stone the greater walls of the world, its ascent was not completed until year 1954. In order to be successful in the ascent to the Aconcagua, it is requisite obligatory to count on an excellent physical training conditions, a capacity of suitable acclimatization and a logistic service planned and efficient good. On the other hand, it is adapted to realise this type of expeditions during the summer in the region of Whose, that is to say, between the month of December and the one of March. The expeditions to the Aconcagua unfold the best scenes for the tourism in Mendoza. From the moment of arrival each one of the tourists nail their eyes in the majesty of the highest tip of South America, without being able to separate them until the game.