Mendoza and Cerro Aconcagua
Mendoza, the provincial capital situated
in the pre-mountainous Andes, it is one of the largest and most
beautiful cities of Argentina. Amongst its highlighted characteristics
it contains tree filled streets, gardens, pathways and trolleybuses.
Mendoza is the heart of the viticulture activity in the country
and the starting point for practicing adventure and mountain sports:
skiing, mountain climbing and rafting.
From the city you can enter Dique Carrizal,
33 miles southeast of Mendoza. It's ideal for camping and nautical
sports. It's also worth traveling the route that takes you to
Chile this way you can visit the Volcano Tupungato
Provincial Park, Puente del Inca (Inca
Bridge), Los Penitentes Winter complex
and principally the Aconcagua
Lastly you will find Cerro Aconcagua.
Also called el "Techo de América" (the roof of America),
it's the highest of mountains in the Cordillera of the Andes and
the American continent. The top elevates up to 6.959 meters above
sea level: it is the objective or goal of all mountain climbers
of all parts of the world, it's ascension to the top is a difficult
task and requires someone who is well prepared in mountain climbing
and a good planner.
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