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Shared By: Mauricio Herrera Cuadra on May 17, 2017
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Description

The city of Mendoza is located in the middle West of Argentina. Its limits are: at North the province of San Juan, at East the province of San Luis, at South the province of Neuquen and at West the Republic of Chile.

Its great natural beauty is given by its geography, characterized by the Andean string that travels through Mendoza from South to North.

The predominant climate is arid and semi-arid, although it's usual to find large oasis crossed by crystalline mountain streams. One of the most important is Valle de Uco.

The annual average temperature is 18ºC, with an average one of 22ºC in Summer and of 7ºC in Winter.

The cordillera of Los Andes reaches in Mendoza its highest altitude with Cerro Aconcagua, that climbs up to 6,962 meters, being also the highest peak of the American Continent.

The city of Mendoza was founded by Pedro del Castillo in March 2nd, 1561. It has an elevation of 760 meters above sea level. Mendoza is composed by 18 departments including the Capital City. Last census of INDEC showed its population is 1,579,651 inhabitants.

Getting There

It's possible to get to Mendoza by international flights from Buenos Aires or Santiago de Chile.

There are several flights from these two points, and they arrive to El Plumerillo International Airport, where the aero-station Francisco Gabrielli is located, outside the city of Mendoza. This is the most important airport of the province.

The net of terrestrial transport offers numerous connections from and towards different points in the country, Chile and Peru.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Mendoza

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5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
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Mujeres, Tequilas y Otras Yerbas
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5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
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Patricia
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5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
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Deja Ya De Joder
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5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
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Ya Te Guaverigua
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5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
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Mejor No Hablar de Ciertas Cosas
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5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
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El Escorpion
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5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
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El Alquimista
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5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Mujeres, Tequilas y Otras Y… Los Arenales > Grupo Nuez > Aguja Nuez
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5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
Patricia Los Arenales > Muralla del Refugio
 5
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 6 pitches
Deja Ya De Joder Los Arenales > Grupo Carlos Da… > Aguja Carlos Daniel
 4
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 7 pitches
Ya Te Guaverigua Los Arenales > Grupo Campanille > Aguja Charles Webis
 4
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 5 pitches
Mejor No Hablar de Ciertas… Los Arenales > Grupo Cohete > Aguja El Cohete
 8
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad 14 pitches
El Escorpion Los Arenales > Grupo Campanille > Aguja Charles Webis
 7
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 5 pitches
El Alquimista Los Arenales > Grupo Cohete > Aguja El Fraile
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5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 7 pitches
Deditos Finos Los Arenales > Grupo Carlos Da… > Aguja Carlos Daniel
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5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
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