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Aconcagua Dec 1997 Schedule

Day Date Event Altitude 
      sleep max
0 11-Dec Leave US/UK    
1 12-Dec Arrive Buenos Aires, on to Mendoza 740  
2 13-Dec Mendoza/Puenta de Vacas 2325  
3 14-Dec Punta de Vacas to Las Lenas 2700  
4 15-Dec Lenas - Casa de Piedra 3200  
5 16-Dec Piedra - Argentina (base camp) 4200  
6 17-Dec Rest 4200  
7 18-Dec Carry to camp 1 4200 4700
8 19-Dec Carry to camp 1 4200 4700
9 20-Dec Move to camp 1 4700  
10 21-Dec Carry to camp 2 4700 5900
11 22-Dec Carry to camp 2 4700 5900
12 23-Dec Move to camp 2 5900  
13 24-Dec Rest day at camp 2 5900 6100
14 25-Dec Move to camp 3 (Piedra Bandera) 6400  
15 26-Dec Summit! 6400 6962
16 27-Dec (open)    
17 28-Dec (open)    
18 29-Dec (open)    
19 30-Dec Down to base camp (party!) 4200  
20 31-Dec Hangover 2700  
21 01-Jan Base camp - Las Lenas 740  
22 02-Jan Las Lenas - Mendoza    
23 03-Jan Mendoza - Santiago/Buenos Aires    
24 04-Jan Fly home (M - departue 22.30 BA)    
25 05-Jan      
Polish Route (camps)  Normal Route (camps)
740 Mendoza 740 Mendoza
2325 Punta Vacas 2720 Puenta Inca
2700 Las Lenas 2950 Laguna Harceneso
3200 Casa Piedra 3368 Confluencia
4200 Plaza Argentina (Base) 3960 Ibanez
4700 Camp 1 4230 Plaza Mulas (Base)
5380 Amencio Col 4877 Canada
5900 Camp 2 5212 Alaska
6100 (Direct camp 3) 5365 Nido Condores
6400 Piedra Bandera, camp3 5950 Berlin
6962 Summit 6546 Indepenzia
    6962 Summit


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