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eli.boardman - Dec 27, 2018 10:24 am Date Climbed: Dec 12, 2018Scenic
Quick solo hike to get some views before moving to Camp Canada in the afternoon
mdou - Sep 4, 2016 11:00 am Date Climbed: Dec 31, 2015Acclimatization hike
Nice hike going up, clear weather, good 360 degrees view. I had to walk through snow patches on the way, but the top part was dry rock. It can be done in running shoes.
squick - Oct 25, 2012 1:14 pm Date Climbed: Jan 10, 2012Warmup
Did as part of Aconcagua acclimatization. Horrible scree slopes on the way up but great fun skiing down them on the descent. Should have taken a camera as the views from the top are excellent.
Bart Vaganée - Nov 15, 2011 8:57 am Date Climbed: Dec 27, 2010Normal Route
A nice view on Aconcagua. Cloudy, snowy day.Good for acclimatization.
Liba Kopeckova - Jan 19, 2011 12:42 pmnice run
nice hike/run - Janne did it in 1:40 from base camp, and I took 2 hrs. Great views of Aconcagua from there.
Mathias Zehring - Sep 4, 2008 5:31 pm Date Climbed: Dec 30, 2007normal route
very fine day and perfect for an acclimatization climb after a rest day at Plaza de Mulaz
SarahThompson - Mar 1, 2008 11:53 pm Date Climbed: Feb 17, 2008My first 16er!
Nice peak for an easy, relaxing half day excursion. We had a few days left after climbing Aconcagua so we added a trip up Bonete to the agenda. Great views of Aconcagua. My GPS gave an elevation of 5045 meters on the summit.
paisajeroamericano - Feb 29, 2008 4:41 pm Date Climbed: Jan 5, 2008Acclimitization?
From my perspective, that´s a big mountain to be calling a practice/gear-testing/acclimitization hike, but that´s what it was. A pleasant day-hike from Plaza de Mullas, with fantastic views in all directions. And the first time to 5000m for Werfel. Woo hoo!
Day Hiker - Jan 16, 2007 4:47 pm Date Climbed: Jan 6, 2007East Face - Normal Route
Great acclimatization hike with superb views of Aconcagua's West Face. For the summit elevation, again it's a case of poor surveying. The true summit elevation is 16605 +/-30 feet, according to GPS, mine and other's. So when you're at 16417 feet, and the summit is still about 200 feet above you, blame the surveyors.
cp0915 - Jan 7, 2007 7:27 pm Date Climbed: Jan 6, 2007nice
my first summit of 07. great views.
gert - Aug 26, 2006 7:18 pmNormal Route, Jan 2003
Good climb to do while acclimatising, good weather and a nice view - just a perfect day!
johan - Feb 3, 2006 12:05 pmRoute Climbed: Normal route Date Climbed: Jan 6 2006
Nice hike, lot of Penitentes fields and loose scree.
DoJo - Dec 10, 2005 4:25 pmRoute Climbed: normal route Date Climbed: Nov. 2005
quite a lot of snow/pentitentes - but nice
Nadios - Feb 5, 2005 2:13 pmRoute Climbed: Normal Date Climbed: 30 Januari 2005
A very easy scramble turned into a quite scary experience due to strong winds on the summit ridge. Crawling along to the summit a bit worried about being blown off the peak.
Pedro Hauck - Nov 18, 2003 7:32 pmRoute Climbed: normal Date Climbed: march 2002
facil, soh para aclimatar
panda- - Apr 4, 2003 12:23 pmRoute Climbed: Ordinary route (east) Date Climbed: 5 january 2003
Nice walk trough the valley to the west of Aconcagua basecamp. Some snowfields were annoying but not difficult. The scree part under the summit pyramid were a bit boring. I really felt the thin air at the summit. The airy parts close to the summit are not dangerous, but just exciting. Nice, even hot weather at the summit. Perhaps about 10 degrees celsius and no wind.