Equipment

    Here is a list of complete equipment and clothing required to climb Aconcagua via Normal Route. You can buy or rent these items with special discount on Mendoza City. Just let us know!

    Feet:
    – 2 pairs of synthetic inner socks
    – 4 pairs of thick socks for cold
    – 1 pair of comfortable trekking boots
    – 1 pair of gaiters

    Legs:
    – 1 pair of fine synthetic pants
    – 1 pair of thick shelter pants
    – 1 pair of rainproof pants
    – 1 pair of comfortable long pants (trek type)

    Body:
    – 2 synthetic underwear shirts
    – 1 turtleneck of synthetic material
    – 1 fleece jacket of alike
    – 1 shelter jacket (down or synthetical)
    – 1 rainproof jacket

    Head:
    – Sun cap or hat
    – Shelter hat (wool or fleece)
    – Light ski mask
    – Sunglasses (UV filter + nose + side protection)
    – A pair of ski goggles
    – A handkerchief for the neck

    Hands:
    – 2 pairs of light inner gloves
    – Rainproof gloves for shelter (2 pairs mitten type)
    – Wet towels

    Expedition material:
    – Book or anything that helps to be entertained in the tent
    – 1 Sunscreen
    – Water bottles for three liters in total
    – 6 pairs of hand warmers
    – Sleeping mattress for high mountain
    – Personal care elements
    – Front lamp with extra batteries
    – An stainless steel thermo of one litter or half a litter
    – Personal crockery (Bowl, cup, fork and spoon)
    – A synthetic or duvet sleeping bag for – 35 º C

    Technical equipment:
    – 1 comfortable backpack of 80 liters
    – 1 Pair of double or triple boots for high mountain (suitable for 23000 feet – 7000 meters and – 40ºC temperature)
    – Semi-automatic crampons
    – 1 pair of telescopic poles
    – 1 helmet