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Aconcagua & Ameghino
The Lord of the Americas.
As seen from the summit of Vallecitos Peak.

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Boriss AndeanImpressive!

Boriss Andean

Voted 10/10

Aconcagua's South Face looks so impressive from Vallecitos and Cordon de La Plata and de La Jaula.
This picture brings up nice memories and I just wanna go back to Argentina.

Nice shot Paulo!
Posted Jun 22, 2012 11:20 am

PAROFESRe: Impressive!

PAROFES

Hasn't voted

Me toooooo man!
I am dying to go back to CDP Asap!!!
Still have like a dozen summits to tag there...
O boy I miss that place!
Cheers
Posted Jun 22, 2012 11:23 am

lsheenHombre...

lsheen

Voted 10/10

That is one NASTY face...

Impressive shot of an impressive mountain, Paulo. This photo really gives a sense of the vastness of Cerro Aconcagua...

My friend - perhaps you can tell me about something I've often wondered: The word "Aconcagua" almost sounds like "With No Water". A (not) Con (with) Agua (water). Is Aconcagua a Spanish (or Portuguese) word? Or a local name with a different meaning?

Thanks for sharing your beautiful picture,

Big Lew
Posted Jun 22, 2012 10:03 pm

PAROFESRe: Hombre...

PAROFES

Hasn't voted

Local name with a completely different meaning. Aconcagua is Quechua for "Stone Sentinel".
:)

And the south face, it is almost 3000m tall!
Posted Jun 23, 2012 6:04 am

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