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Monday, February 20, 2006

Aconcagua

Climbing the highest peak in the Americas

Mount Aconcagua in western Argentina, 22,835 feet or 6,969 meters high is the highest mountain in the Americas. It’s also the highest peak outside of the Himalayas.

Every year nearly 4.000 mostly American climbers set their foot on top.

Here’s the story of one of them.

And here are some additional Aconcagua resources.