Pionners Route Expedition

The fastest and most chosen to reach the Top of Aconcagua.
Are you ready for a new experience?

If you love the mountain as much as us, we welcome you! We want to accompany you during your Aconcagua expedition. Yoy will live a unique experience that will challenge you, make you feel new sensations and above all it will help you grow as a person.

The goal is to reach the summit  but the real success is to enjoy the journey and we will accompany you in every moment of the expedition to make this a unique experience.

Pioneers Route

(Normal route)
An All Inclusive expedition to Aconcagua, we take care of everything so you can enjoy and connect with the experience.

When you arrive the Mendoza airport a member of our staff will be waiting upon your arrival to drive you to your hotel and start the expedition.

If you are alone or with a small group of 2 or 3 people that want to live the Pionners Route experience you can join us in one of the dates that you can see underneath.

You can also hire a private expedition. For example. If you are a mountain guide and you already have a private group or group of friends or family that want to have your own experience you can hire our closed service. We will manage the dates that best suit you.

We invite you to read the details of the expedition.


El Aconcagua, con sus 6960 m, es la montaña más alta de América Latina y el pico más elevado fuera de Asia. Está situada en la cordillera de los Andes en Argentina. Miles de andinistas concurren cada año a conquistar su cumbre.

El Aconcagua te está esperando, tanto si sos nuevo como si ya tenés experiencia en montaña; la cumbre te espera para que disfrutes de una expedición con éxito.

Quiénes somos

Somos dos argentinos, Heli y Mauri, y un suizo, Kari Kobler, tres guías de montaña que nos unimos para crear Aconcagua Visión.

Dedicamos toda nuestra vida a vivir y guiar en la montaña, y ese amor fue lo que nos impulsó a crear este proyecto, y es lo que nos continúa motivando hoy a querer acompañarte a vos en tu expedición al Aconcagua.

Tenemos más de 35 años de experiencia de manera individual, la cual fusionamos para brindarte un servicio integral cuidando la efectividad en cada eslabón de la cadena total de servicios necesarios para la expedición.

Somos Aconcagua Visión, un equipo humano, apasionado y comprometido con lo que más amamos hacer: acompañar a las personas en su expedición al Aconcagua.

Mauri y Heli
Kari Pioneers Route
Equipo Pioneers Route Aconcagua Visión

Why to chose this route

This is the most comfortable route to reach the Aconcagua Top. It is the most commun and direct since the distance between camps is shorter than in the 360º expedition.

This expedition is for people with:
Physical level: intermediate.
Technical level: low.

All transfers

From the airport to Mendoza.

All night lodging

Two nights in Mendoza, Hotel NH 4* (double bedroom).
Two nights in Penitentes, Hotel Ayelen 4* with half board base*.
During the entire expedition a high mountain tent for two people on each camp.

Food and Beverage for the expedition

On the base camp this includes complete breakfast, lunch and dinner made by our chef and served with reserve wines.
Courtesy Champagne the last night of the expedition.
Mountain guides cook and provide all hot food and water on high camps.
Food is vacuum packed to guarantee there conservation. They are all fresh and high quality products.

Mules for transporting personal equipment

Includes 30kgrs per person. Personal equipment is transported in groups from Punta de Vacas to Plaza Argentina; the gear that isn’t used during ascent will be carried down to Puente del Inca and afterwards uploaded to Plaza de Mulas where it will be given to each pasanger upon descending. Finally all the gear is carried down to Puente del Inca.

Facilities and services at base camp

Dining tents equiped with thermal isolation, wooden floors, 220V electricity and 50Hz for charging multiple devices (camaras, ipods, computers), Free WiFi, chairs, tables. We also provide a comfortable heated living room for reading or resting and a beverage table for enjoying after dinner.

Security material: VHF radio and satelite internet for communications (phone calls available) and high altitude first aid kit.

Showers: Exclusive tent with 2 hot water showers, free for our guests.

High density mattresses for a comfortable and necessary rest.

Movistar antena (at Plaza de Mulas and up to 6.000m) We recommend to buy a Movistar chip in order to send messages and pictures to your family and friends.

We also count with:

  • Assistance for paying and obtaining the Aconcagua Ascent Permit.
    Weather forecast every day for your securtiy and tranquility.
    Expedition porters that transport all the common use equipment ( tents, kitchen appliences ). They also take care of setting up tents so you can rest.
    Junior porter to help to maintain the Colera camp during the day before and during the day of the final ascent. He prepares water for the team when returning and is an additional support in case of emergency.
    Probabilty is low but in case of and emergency you will have support 24/7 regarding evacuation with hospital and medical support.
    Advice regarding materials and equipment you need.
    Permament assistance during the expedition. We are a company from Mendoza and we have comunnication and contact with several strategic points in case any problem should occur. Our team will support you in every moment.
    Certified expert guides in Aconcagua that speak Spanish, English, Italian, German and French.
    A progressive and staggered acclimatization.
    At the hotel in Mendoza we have a gear rental. From 9.30 to 16.00hs you will find Griselda in order to rent whatever you need or ask her for advice.

The rest of the high camping…

  • Equipped with large, resistent tents that count with light and private bathrooms in order to enjoy cold evening dinners.
    Colera and Nido de Condores Camp: equipped with oxygen in case of any emergency.

Dates available 2020/2021

From November 23rd to December 11th.
From December 14th to January 1st.
From January 11th to January 29th.
From February 1st to February 19th.

We count with one certified mountain guide to work in the Aconcagua National Park for every 3 o 4 people that attend with us.

The guides are specialized in high mountain with national certifications (AAGM and EPGAMT) and international certifications (IFMGA-GM).

Depending on which language you and your group speak we will assign a guide that can perfectly comunicate with you.

For your tranquility you can ask for a convesation in your language with the assigned guide before the expedition.


Physical level: intermediate.
Technical level: low.


18 days.


Starting U$D 4.350 per person.

If you are alone or with a small group contact us to check availabilty in the requiered dates. The maximum amount of passengers per expedition is 12 people so write us as soon as possible in order to book a date and secure your space.

If you are a guide or an assembled group contact us to coordinate a date.

Those who lived the experience tell us their sensations:

We reply all your quieries

The expedition is all inclusive, this means that it includes all that is related with the expedition. This is all mentioned before: lodging, showers, meals, wifi and all that is neaded in an outdoor mountain experience. The only expenditure you must consider is the transportation from the hotel to the airport when you leave and the first and last dinner in Mendoza.

If for some reason you wish to or need to abandon the expedition we will give you our comprehension and support in all the process for you to get to Mendoza. In what respects to helicopter use, transfers, aditional guides , hotels, mules and others this program doesn`t cover those expenditures. Each person that decides to abandon the expedition will have to pay for these services.

This expedition doesn’t include the permit but we will guide you in order to facilitate you the access to it. You can count on our full support.

Yes, a guide will accompany you to rent the adequate gear so you can count on his advice and choose what is requiered for making the best out of your expedition. Inside the Mendoza hotel we have a gear rental service.

We have guides that speak fluent English, French, Italian, German and Spanish. In case you need it we can coordinate a videocall meeting so you can speak with the guide in your language.

For cultural or other reasons you may have the food we offer adapted to your needs.

We provide all types of food for each persons needs: vegeterian, vegan, celiac or simply adjusted to there typical homeland cousine. In any case you can visit the Mendoza Central market with our guides and choose your rice, sausings or others.

Payment is made through bank transfer/wire.

If you have to cancel , 100% of the advance deposit (Partial payment) will be re-imbursed if you cancel 30 days before the start of the expendition. If you notify cancellation between 29 and 15 days prior to the initiation of the expedition we will reimburse 50% of the advance deposit. If cancellation occurs less than 14 days prior to starting of the expedition no reimburse applies.

Have any other questions?

Contact us at info@aconcaguavision.com

Why us?

Personalized expedition

Personalized expedition We accompany you all the way, from a simple loss of luggage to solving the need for hospital assistance. We adapt to the needs of every passanger depending on their origin with special diets and speaking their language among others .

Free Services

You will have Wifi, showers and tent service in each camp. We also take care of descending with all the trash. We are an all inclusive service and we provide all that we promise. You will not have to pay extra.

Specialized guides

Our team counts with National and International certified mountain guides. Plus the expertise of Kari Kobler, one of Aconcagua Visions founders, with more than 35 years of mountain experience and that continues being one of the passenger guides.


We want each expedition to be safe and enjoyable for every alpinist and for this we count with the right equippment (oxygen, first aid kits, VHF radio) to insure that your experience is satisfactory. We are prepared to go by your side and respond at every moment and in case of any emergency.

We want you to acheive your goal

We count with one experienced and certified guide every 3 or 4 passengers. They know Aconcagua perfectly making more probable to reach the top. With and adequate acclimatization you will be able to make it.

Commitment to the environment

We respect and take care of nature and the resources of Aconcagua National Park. We have active policies, real and concrete, in order to cause the less impact to nature.

We will be with you in every detail, from a logistic issue to any emotional setback that might appear during the expedition. We will containe you and be with you to meet any need.

We are a family company and we receive our passengers as one of us. We are flexible and we adapt to different needs because are priority is your well being.

We also advice you during the months prior to the expedition regarding training and equipment. You can contact Griselda and in case necessary speak to Mauri or your assigned guide.

We count with our own logistic service for base camp, transport and mountain gear among others. This way we assure logistics without any problems.


“Pionners Route” Expedition

Aconcagua Ascent All Inclusive.

  • All transfers.
  • All night lodging.
  • Meals and beverages for the expedition.
  • Mules for cargo transportation.
  • Instalations and services in base and altitude camps.
  • Security materials, VHF communication, first aid kit and oxygen.
  • 24/7 assistance.

If you want to live the Aconcagua Vision experience write to us and we will soon reply.