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Stories: Aconcagua

Mountain adventures create the best stories, and we want to share some of ours with you. Dive into Alpenglow Stories to stay up to date on expeditions in the field, read blogs, and get tips and tricks from guides.

Aconcagua Summit Bid Begins

The Aconcagua team checked in with another update, they are on their way up! The group tagged Camp 1 yesterday on an acclimatization move and gear carry in just three…
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Onward to Plaza de Argentina

We got word last night from the team on Aconcagua at Casa de Piedras, where they rested after 2 days of trekking 30 kilometers up the valley. There has been…
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2011 Aconcagua Expedition Begins

Alpenglow’s 2011 Aconcagua Expedition is underway! The team of five, which will be guided by Alpenglow’s owner, Adrian Ballinger, and lead guide Jaime Avila arrived in Mendoza on Monday. They spent a…
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Wrapping up Winter Programs in South America

After two extremely successful programs in January (Ecuador and Argentina), our clients and guides have gone their separate ways. Callum returned to real life in California, Nik is enjoying a…
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Aconcagua Summit Photos

The Alpenglow Team is back in Mendoza, and has been celebrating with all the good treats Argentina has to offer – especially great Malbec and big steaks. They’ll spend the…
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Steak Tomorrow!

The team is back in basecamp (Plaza de Mulas) enjoying Cokes and homemade pizza from our local cook. Last night was cold and windy at high camp so the group…
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All summit Aconcagua!

Just a very quick post to let family, friends, and blog followers know that our Aconcagua team has summited in excellent conditions and they felt great on the summit. We…
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Aconcagua Team in High Camp Ready for Summit Push!

We just chatted with the Alpenglow Aconcagua team and they are getting ready to summit! The strong team has taken full advantage of perfect weather and is in their top…
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Aconcagua Base Camp

The Alpenglow office just received a quick call from Aconcagua Base Camp. Jaime and the group just arrived into Plaza Argentina, where they will be basing for the next couple…
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New Trips Announced! Aconcagua, Kilimanjaro, Lhakpa Ri

Alpenglow Expeditions is excited to offer three new expeditions and treks in the upcoming year. These all come from requests and research from you, so thanks for helping drive us…
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