Hiking in Mendoza Argentina

Hiking to Confluencia, the First Aconcagua Base Camp

Julie Argentina 39 Comments

Mount Aconcagua is the tallest mountain in the world outside of Asia. At 6,962 meters (22,841 ft) it still does not come within the top 100 tallest mountains in the world!! All of these behemoths are located in the Himalayas, stretching from Pakistan to Nepal to China.  Many people travel to Mendoza, Argentina, to go on mountaineering expeditions to summit …