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Aconcagua from the air

Aconcagua is a mountain in the Mendoza province of Argentina, not far from the Chilean border.

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At 6,961 m (22,837 ft), Aconcagua is the highest mountain outside of Asia. It's also one of the Seven Summits and part of the Aconcagua Provincial Park.

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Mendoza is a popular starting point for expeditions to Aconcagua.

Fees and permitsEdit

Permits for the full-day trek in the Anconcagua Provincial Park are only sold until 11:30 in the morning, so ensure you arrive at the park visitor's center before 11:30am. Full-day trek permits cost ARS $750 for foreigners (ARS $300 for Argentines). Permits for the short, 2-hour trek on the Laguna de Horcones circuit are available all day and cost ARS $200 for foreigners (ARS $100 for Argentines). For longer treks you should contact the park beforehand.

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The normal route to the peak

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