Aconcagua - 360 Expeditions and Trek & Mountain
Trek and Mountain magazine teamed up with 360 to climb Aconcagua, the highest peak in South America and one of the Seven Summits, one of our most rewarding and challenging expeditions exclusively for readers.
Fierce snow-storms, battering winds, steep ground just below its summit and its near 7,000m altitude would surely make the mighty Aconcagua tumble off the list that designates it as a trekking peak. Although technically straightforward, an ascent of this mountain, the tallest of all the Andean giants, firmly crosses over into the realm of a high altitude mountaineering expedition. Physical toughness, mental resilience and a hearty dose of luck are required to reach the top of South America