Tag: Normal Route

Aconcagua Normal Route Team 3 Treks to Confluencia

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Team Peter Soaking Sun at Campo Canada

Team Horcones Pioneers Living the Good Mountain Life

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Aconcagua Team Talley (Normal Route) Arrives

Hi Everyone, Team Talley has arrived in full force here in Mendoza! We are awaiting our final member tomorrow afternoon before jumping right into our gear check and last night in Mendoza. Stay tuned for updates as we make our … Continue reading

Team Horcones Pioneers – Acclimatization Hike to Mt. Bonete

Team Peter (Normal Route) Checks In

Team Peter checking in at the end of our rest day at Plaza de Mulas. Everyone is feeling good—a lot better after a day of rest and hydrating. We are preparing for an acclimatization hike tomorrow to Mt Bonnette where … Continue reading

Normal Route Team 2 Taking Suggestions for Team Names

Hi all! Peter Moore here with Team 2 on the Normal Route. Since the team still hasn’t come up with a team name I’m going to call us team Peter from here on 🙂 We had an earlier night to … Continue reading

Team Horcones Pioneers Healthy & Happy on Rest Day

Team Horcones Pioneers – Happy New Years!

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Normal Route Team 2 at Confluencia

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    Medications & Prescriptions for Mountain Climbing

    The following article is adapted from a letter written by guide John Van Nostrand to climbers heading to Aconcagua, and is based on John’s many years of experience not only in guiding, but also in healthcare in and out of the hospital setting. While we hope his advice serves you well, please seek medical advice […]

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    Mountain Weather Forecasting

    Mountain Weather When heading into the mountains, there are many factors which will affect your trip – training, logistics, planning, skills, and more. While we can prepare in advance to control many of these factors, we cannot predict nor change the weather! What’s more, mountain weather is a fickle beast and can constantly surprise even […]

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    Down Fill-Weight vs. Down Fill-Power: Why the Latter Doesn’t Matter

    How exactly can you shop for a down jacket…and be confident it’s going to be warm enough? Here, we break down one aspect of down jacket selection. Alternatively, check out the insulation we offer for men and women, and email us with your questions. How much down is in this jacket? The key question to […]

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