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CampCanada, Aconcagua
South America

This pano is taken on Dec, 20 2013 in CampCanada (higcamp 1) (altitude 4900m) on the normal Route up to Mt.Aconcagua.

Below this Camp you start climbing in Plaza de Mulas 4300m.

Next camp up the mountain is Camp Nido de Condores (5380m)

Above the tents Mt.Aconcagua is rising (summit is invisible from here!)
To the Southwest there is an amazing view towards Horcones Superior Glacier.

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Copyright: Gunnar W.G. Mitzner
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Subida: 15/01/2014
Actualizado: 16/07/2014
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Tags: mountain; camping; trekking; camp; sky; clouds; rocky; sunny; nature
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