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fubar7500Route:Normal  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 29, 2011


Submited at 11:02 as first on this day from Campo Colera. Nice weather, clear sky.. Hard and succesful day for whole group of 3 (with Lukas and Mira)
Posted Jan 10, 2012 6:12 pm

Bart VaganéeNormal Route
Date Climbed: Jan 3, 2011

Bart Vaganée

Highpoint: Camp Cholera (5943m)
We had to go back because of three damaged tents and bad weather.
Posted Nov 15, 2011 9:03 am

madclimberNormal Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 17, 2005


Hard to breathe going up past 21,000ft, but made it!
Posted Nov 2, 2011 9:05 pm

Silvio1973Climbed in 11 days  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 9, 2006


I climbed the mountain in 11 days from Mendoza with
- 1 night spent in Puente de Inca
- 2 nights in Confluencia
- 3 nights in Plaza de Mulas
- 1 night in Plaza Alaska
- 2 nights in Nido de Condores
- 1 night in Berlin

It is perhaps possible to be faster being well acclimatised.
Conditions were perfect.
Do not bring any heavy ice-axe (it's useless on the normal route), ice-screws or similar stuff. Bring a pair of double layer boots. THIS IS ESSENTIAL !
Posted Aug 30, 2011 4:54 am

beachEscape From California  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 11, 1974
My initial motivation for climbing Aconcagua was to take a break from from "winter" by traveling to the Southern Hemisphere. What I experienced there makes me wonder why I ever came home. The night sky was totally unfamiliar, the night life an ongoing party (which explains the need for Siesta), and the food and drink an unbelievable feast at insignificant expense. My passion for Mendoza brewed wine has become a life long addiction (none of the negative connotation apply). The climbing experience was typical for this non technical climb to commonly underestimated elevation. I should have worn better (perhaps double) boots to prevent the effects of really cold feet.
Posted Jul 7, 2011 3:38 pm

jef80Polish Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 15, 2010


We did a carry over with all of our gear. Very tough but rewarding.
Posted Jun 13, 2011 6:01 pm

Alan Arnette3rd Summit  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 29, 2011

Alan Arnette

This was my 2nd of the 7 Summits Climb for Alzheimer's - going for all in one year. This was the 3rd time I have summitted Aconcagau
Posted May 29, 2011 7:42 pm

runnerdannyFalse Polish  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 22, 2011


Interesting climb to say the least, though lots of fun. Not overly sure I would do it again, but some of the sister peaks looked great!
Posted May 21, 2011 10:14 pm

mp5of8Made it to 22,000


Last day dash from 16,000 ft. adv. base. Got to the bottom of the canaleta.
Posted Apr 15, 2011 11:22 am

TodoVerticalThis time we had the WHITE WIND
Date Climbed: Dec 12, 2010


Jonas Cruces defies blizzard suffered during the attempted ascent of Aconcagua in December 2010.

Posted Mar 22, 2011 1:56 am

ScottyPGood Climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 14, 2011


False Polish to Colera. A lot of death the day prior to our summit. Poor decisions + Altitude = "Not Good" The previous days disasters unfortunatley dampened my joy of the summit. Not likely a mountain I would repeat however. Well, maybe just for the excuse to visit Mendoza!
Posted Feb 23, 2011 10:27 pm

markhallamPolaco-Guanaco-Normal route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 17, 2011


Had intended on going via Polish Traverse, but conditions suggested traversing from Polish camp 1 to ´Guanacos 3´, then up to Colera at 5970m, more likely to be successful. So I modified my plans and went that route. I was holed up for 3 days at Polish camp 1 in terrible storm which sadly claimed the lives of 3 climbers higher up the mountain. However, things then improved and I was fortunate to summit on an unusually calm day on 17th Feb.
Posted Feb 22, 2011 4:03 pm

edomar2611Normal Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 9, 2010


After 12 days during which I visited Confluencia, Plaza Francia, Plaza de Mulas, Cerro Bonete, I climbed Cerro Aconcagua overnighting 2 times at Nido de Condores and 2 times at plaza Colera. Wonderful day after a windy night (70 - 80 km/h) with -20°C and wind at 40 km/h along the big traverse. Magnific view of the south wall and of all the mountains around; it was possible to see also the Earth curvature from the top!
Posted Feb 14, 2011 5:05 am

gatoBeautiful climb  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 22, 2011


Gorgeous day with no winds and warm temps. Unbelievable experience with our group, 10 folks on top and lots more sharing the mountain with us that day. Hope to get back next year!
Posted Jan 31, 2011 10:36 am

PlanItSlog What?  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 13, 2011


4 summits in two years. I'll be back next year if anybody needs a partner for a technical route. Can't stop drooling at Riechert and Gussfeldt.
Posted Jan 28, 2011 12:07 pm

gimpilatorMy Second Of The 7 Summits  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 20, 2011


We spent 10 days on the mountain. Our unguided party of three bypassed all camps except Mulas and Nido. Very cold and windy.

Posted Jan 26, 2011 11:49 pm

climbingfurryhighest i've been  Sucess!


my first "expedition" mountain. What an amazing adventure!
Posted Jan 24, 2011 10:41 am

Liba Kopeckovafun hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 11, 2011

Liba Kopeckova

Hiked up the normal route from Nido and back with Janne. Felt the altitude. My highest summit! and I hope to get even higher one day.
Posted Jan 19, 2011 12:27 pm

TomekKAconcagua traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 13, 2009


solo, unsupported Aconcagua "traverse". ascent by Vacas valley and Piaza Argetnina, decent by Plaza de Mulas and Horocones Valley. Summit Attack from Camp Colera/Piedras Blancas (it is the same place, sometimes is mistaken). 13 days, good weather
Posted Nov 4, 2010 6:06 pm

Troy BRoute: Polish Traverse  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 12, 2002

Troy B

Amazing trip on an interesting mountain. Climbed in a group of three and were unsupported.
View from the top
Posted Sep 29, 2010 3:46 pm

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