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China and Nepal finally agree on Mount Everest’s height after years of dispute

Kathmandu (CNN) —  After more than a decade of dispute and controversy, China and Nepal have finally agreed on how tall Mount Everest is. The world’s highest peak, which sits at Nepal‘s border with Tibet in the Himalayas, stands at 8848.86 meters (about 29,032 feet), officials from both countries announced on December 8, 2020. This is less than a […]

Apertura del Aconcagua: anuncian más servicios, tarifas y se agregan días para el pernocte

The government of Mendoza reported that the news that the Aconcagua will have is clear with regard to Decree 1433/20 since it defines, in addition to the rates, the activities that will be enabled and those that will not, in the same way. From December 1 of this year, entry to the Protected Natural Area […]

The Plata, the younger brother

Its ascent is used to acclimate for climbing the highest peak in America, Aconcagua. The life of the emblematic Cerro Plata is curious. For decades considered, in the mountaineer jargon, as a magnificent Six Thousand. But the beautiful leader hill of the homonym Cord, started to “decrease” its altitude, as the measurement technology was improving. […]

Rental Gear// Anorak – Trekking Poles – Plastic Boots

*** High Mountain Rental Gear – Aconcagua 2019-2020 Data Sheet: Anorak – Trekking Poles – Plastic Boots. Anorak Brand: Makalu and Outside Weight: 540 gr. Sizes: S-M-L-XL-XXL Details: Applied all technical concepts. Used ultra-light three-layer fabric with lycra, which achieves a weight of only 540 grams in an expedition jacket, added a simple and practical […]

Aconcagua opens the season! – In this note you will find the permit prices

By: Redacción Aconcagua Online. On Friday, November 1, some of the services began at Aconcagua Provincial Park, which will continue until April 30, 2020. The entrance to the summit and long trekking will be available from December 1, 2019 until February 15, 2020. There will be medical and rescue services on both circuits. The low […]