Mount Vallecitos is a frequent destination for argentinian climbers who use the peak for aclimatizing or training. Located in Plata Range, at 80 km from Mendoza City. The normal route is a long, progressive and panoramic trail to the summit.

“Mount Vallecitos” is a great option to start climbing big mountains.

Day 1: Mendoza City – Vallecitos

(2,900 masl – 9,512 feet). Trasfer to Vallecitos Ski Resort. Dinner and refuge night.

Day 2: Vallecitos - Piedra Grande

(3,400 masl – 11,152 feet). Move to the approach camp. Tent night. Full board.

Day 3: Piedra Grande - Salto de Agua

(4,200 masl – 13,776 feet). Move to the base camp. Tent night. Full board.

Day 4: Salto de Agua

(4,200 masl – 13,776 feet). Rest day at base camp. Tent night. Full board.

Day 5: Salto de Agua - La Hoyada

(4,600 masl. – 15,088 feet). Move to the high camp. Tent night. Full board.

Day 6: La Hoyada - Summit - La Hoyada

(5,500 masl. – 18.040 feet). Long day to summit. Return to the high camp. Tent night. Full board.

Day 7: Extra day

To be used in case of bad weather.

Day 8 La Hoyada - Vallecitos – Mendoza City

(750 masl. – 2,460 feet). Breakfast. Hike down to Vallecitos Ski Resort. Transfer to Mendoza. End of services.

Service Included
  • Bilingual Mountain Guides (Ratio: 1 Guide per 4 customers).
  • All private transfers:
    • Mendoza City – Vallecitos – Mendoza City.
  • 1 Refuge nights in Vallecitos (dinner & breakfast).
  • All meals during the expedition.
  • High altitude cooking gear.
  • High quality mountain tents.
  • Load transfer:

Pack Mule:

    • Vallecitos – El Salto de Agua.
    • El Salto de Agua – Vallecitos.

(For general equipment / Personal equipment-up to 30 kg. per person-).

Altitude porter:

    • Vallecitos – El Salto de Agua – Vallecitos (Equipamiento general -hasta 20 kg. p/p-).

(It is only possible to use mules from december to march, out of this time all the loads must be carried up by porters).

  • First aid kit.
  • Radio communication.
  • Global Positioning System equipment (GPS).
Service not Included
  • Accident and rescue insurance.
  • Rescue expenses and emergency evacuation costs.
  • Extra expenses cash.
  • Hotel extra night.
  • Drinks and meals not specified.
  • Altitude porter for personal loads.
  • Tips.
  • Any extra service not specified in include ítem.

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