Cerro Vespignani Ascent

DATA SHEET

 Full day (12 horas)
 Glacier experience required
 Elevation gain 1600 meters
 Very difficult: physically very demanding
 1 - 3 people per guide
  August to February

Itinerary


We will drive early in the morning from El Chaltén to Lago Del Desierto , located at 38 km (24 miles) distance.
From the parking lot we´ll approach to the base of the Huemul glacier ( about 1 h) and we´ll continue the ascent on the glacier using crampons or snowshoes towards the summit (2146 meters or 7040 feet).
It will take us about 6 to 7 hours to get to the top; but he views are worth it! After a good break, we´ll start the descent the same way back; it will take another two hours for the descent back to the car. We will drive back to El Chaltén in the afternoon.

  PERSONAL EQUIPMENT

• Waterproof trekking boots (*)
• 30L dayack
• Walking poles
• Sunglasses
• sun-block and lip balm
• pocket knife
• headlamp
• water bottle (1l)
• gaiters
• trekking pants

• Sweater (medium weight)
• Insulated hooded jacket(down or or synthetic)
• Waterproof pants & parka (gore-tex)
• Fleece jacket or wind stopper
• Windstopper and waterproof gloves (plus spares)
• Sun cap & wool or fleece hat
• Buff, or balaclava

NOTE: We could rent you the marked items*. Please let us know when you register if this is required (also include your boot size).





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