This is by far the most traveled route on Aconcagua. The approach is via the Horcones Valley to the Plaza de Mulas base camp. This approach is popular with both trekkers and climbers on the normal routes. This added traffic makes this route much less.
The Ameghino route approaches the mountain via the Vacas Valley. This scenic 3 day approach allows ample time for acclimatization as you hike to Plaza Argentina base camp. This side of the mountain is less traveled then the normal route and provides.
This technical glacial route is of a different nature than any of the above routes. The climb follows the Polish traverse to Camp 2 at the base of the Polish Glacier. Summit day ascends the glacier itself to join the summit ridge.
Ojos de Salado 6893 m/22615 ft &Aconcagua 6.959m/22.841 ft The highest mountain in the world outside of Mount Everest is Mount Aconcagua in Argentina, very popular among those climbers willing to reach an easy Seven Summit.
An expedition to the Aconcagua (6,959m / 22,831 ft), the highest point on the American continent, is made easier and more enjoyable following an acclimatization climb on Cerro El Plomo (5,430m / 17,814 ft), the tallest mountain visible from Santiago.
The trek to Plaza Francia, the base of the south face of Mount Aconcagua is a spectacular trekking opportunity with a magnificent view of one of the toughest climbs in the world, Aconcagua southern wall.