The highest peak of the Cordillera de la Ramada range, and the eighth highest Andean peak, this snow-capped mountain towers over the surrounding volcanic plains.
Mount Mercedario was first conquered by a Polish expedition in 1934. Today, you can climb the mountain as part of a guided excursion complete with porters, mules, base camp lodging, meals and English-speaking mountain guides.
Altitude sickness can be an issue at these heights, so it’s important to acclimatize yourself by basing yourself in the town of Barreal for a day or two, four hours from Mendoza, before heading to the trailhead.
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