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Aconcagua and the Southern Andes

Jim Ryan

Aconcagua and the Southern Andes

by Jim Ryan

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Guidebooks,
  • Hiking,
  • Mountaineering

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTrekking & Mountaineering:
    Statementby Jim Ryan
    SeriesA Cicerone guide, Cicerone guide
    The Physical Object
    Pagination179 pages
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26954682M
    ISBN 101852849746
    ISBN 109781852849740
    OCLC/WorldCa987903651

    In this fascinating book, Joy Logan explores the many impacts of mountaineeringÕs ÒdiscoveryÓ of Aconcagua including its effect on how local indigenous history is understood. The consequences still resonate today, as the region has become a magnet for Òadventure travelers,Ó with about 7, climbers and trekkers from all over the world visiting each year. The Aconcagua region is quite dry, but there are beautiful yellow and purple flowers near two small lakes. We ooed and awed over the view upvalley of Aconcagua, with no clouds in the sky. The north (elevation feet) and south peaks are the highest in the western and southern hemispheres. The trail goes up and down, with only one long ascent.

    Pris: ,-. heftet, Sendes innen virkedager. Kjøp boken Trekking Aconcagua and the Southern Andes: Horcones and Vacas Valley Ascent Routes av Jim Ryan (ISBN ) hos Fri frakt fra {0} kr. Vi har mer enn 10 millioner bøker, finn din neste leseopplevelse i dag! Alltid lave priser, fri frakt over ,- | Adlibris. We invite you to participate in an extraordinary adventure on the highest peak in the Americas and the Southern Hemisphere, along with our Romanian guides. Aconcagua (originally Cerro Aconcagua) is part of the Cordilleri Andes and is bordered by Valle de las Vacas valleys to the north and east and Valle de los Horcones Lower to the west and south.

    Aconcagua lies in the Southern Andes Mountains; although its peak is in Argentina, its western flanks build up from the coastal lowlands of Chile, just north of name possibly originated from the Quechua Ackon Cahuak (“Sentinel of Stone”). Aconcagua is of volcanic origin, but it is not itself an active volcano. It has two summits—north and south—connected by a ridge (Cresta.   Aconcagua and the Southern Andes: Jim Ryan: Books - Best Sellers & More The Globe & Mail Best Sellers New York Times Best Sellers Best Books of the Month Children's Books Textbooks Kindle Books 5/5(1).


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At m, Aconcagua is the highest peak outside the Himalayas and is accessible to both trekkers and mountaineers. The book covers two popular trekking routes: the Normal (Horcones Valley) route and the Vacas Valley (Polish Glacier) route.

Jim Ryan's book concentrates on the ascent of Aconcagua by the normal and Polish Glacier routes and great attention is given to preparation, equipment, health and handling the effects of altitude and the tough Andean addition, the trekking and mountaineering opportunities throughout the southern Andes are highlighted with treks in the Valecitos, Tupungato ranges and in the area around Santiago and Aconcagua.

Jim Ryan's definitive guidebook to trekking and climbing Aconcagua, South America, summit of the Americas, from Santiago or Mendoza, via the Normal and Vacas Valley (Polish Glacier) routes, with trekking routes in the southern Andes of Argentina and Chile.

Full information on trekking and climbing and using time in Santiago or Mendoza to prepare. Aconcagua and the Southern Andes: Horcones Valley and Vacas Valley ascent routes (Forfatter: Jim Ryan, Forlag: Cicerone, Format: Hæftet, Type: Rejseguide, ISBN.

The Andes, Andes Mountains or Andean Mountains (Spanish: Cordillera de los Andes) are the longest continental mountain range in the world, forming a continuous highland along the western edge of South America. The range is 7, km (4, mi) long, to km ( to mi) wide (widest between 18° south and 20° south latitude), and has an average height of about 4, m (13, ft).

Product details Series: Cicerone Trekking & Mountaineering Paperback: pages Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited; 3 edition ( ) Language: English ISBN ISBN ASIN: Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: ounces (View 5/5(1).

Books about the Andes. Stretching over miles, the length of South America, The Andes is one of the great ranges of the world - the longest continental monutin range - encompassing the world's highest active volcanoes and a myriad of environments from glaciers to the driest desert on the planet.

Aconcagua and the Southern Andes. Arrives: July 30 - Aug 4 Details Guidebook to climbing Aconcagua, the highest peak in South America. Includes descriptions up the Normal and Polish Glacier routes, plus further trekking routes in the Argentinian and Chilean southern Andes and the Maipo Volcano.

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R.J. Secor’s classic Aconcagua guidebook is still relevant and useful today. First published in and then updated inthe book contains all the essential information on climbing Aconcagua.

Places and contacts in Mendoza are of course out of date but when it comes to the mountain the book doesn’t fail.His guidebook to Aconcagua and the Southern Andes was first published by Cicerone Press in and is universally regarded as the definitive guide to the High Andes.

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