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Equipment necessary for our expeditions to Aconcagua

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You must wear warm, waterproof, insulated garments, they should also be comfortable to wear and easy to put on and take off. Your gear should not be damaged.
 
List of the necessary equipment for the expeditions to the Aconcagua via Normal Route:
 a) Clothing
  • Light underwear.
  • Long underpants.
  • Underpants and turtleneck.
  • Polypropylene or Capilene (cotton is not advisable).
  • Fleece baselayers.
  • Fleece layer pants.
  • It is advisable to wear lateral zipped garments to allow ventilation
  • Warm hooded jacket with Duvet  or Thinsulate interior. 
  • Gore-Tex jacket waterproof and breathable with hood
  • Gore-Tex, waterproof, breathable pants.
b) For your head
  • Cap and scarf to protect your neck.
  • Lightweight polypropylene or Capilene balaclava.
  • Wool or fleece ski type hat.
  • Headlamp with extra bulb and batteries.
  • 100% UV goggles with lateral protection.
  • Extra pair of your prescription glasses or contact lenses 
 c) For your hands
  • 2 pairs of light polypropylene or fleece gloves.
  • 1 pair of mittens.
  • Wool, fleece or Gore-Tex mittens protectors
d) For your feet
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Mountain boots
  • Double plastic boots. Suggested: Koflach or Asolo.
  • Gore-Tex gaiters. Thick socks (3 pairs). Wool or nylon socks designed for cold weather.
  • Thin socks: 2 pairs of skin tight polypropylene socks.
e) Technical equipment
  • Automatic or semi-automatic crampons.
  • 1 pair of telescopic ski poles
  • Piolet
f) Camping gear
  • 70 L. backpack. With belt, pocket, etc. for crampons.
  • -30ºC, 1 kg Duvet sleeping bag.
  • Insulation layer, neoprene or Therma-rest type.
  • Pocket knife, Leatherman tool type.
  • Water bottles. Two 1 L. bottles and a 1 L. thermo.
  • Sunscreen SPF 30-40.
  • Sunscreen lipstick SPF 20-40.
  • First aid kit.
  • Matches or burner.
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