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Month: January 2018

Hiking Aconcagua

Aconcagua is the tallest mountain in South America at 22,837 feet (6960 meters) and is one of the Seven Summits– a series of climbs up the tallest mountain on each continent. A lofty goal for sure, it is not on my bucket list so I was happy with our much shorter hike on Aconcagua today. Aconcagua Provincial Park lies 3 hours outside of Mendoza along some curvy roads and beautiful mountain scenery. Our goal for today was to climb up to Confluencia basecamp (11,000 ft), the first of 3 camps along the way to the north summit of Aconcagua. The Read More

Wine Tasting in Mendoza

Hola from South America! I am here for the next few weeks exploring different parts of Argentina and Chile (and possibly Uruguay). Mendoza was the first real stop on my grand South American adventure- home of Malbec! We all know I love red wine so a bike tour of this famous wine producing region was right up my alley. We rode for a total of 20 kilometers and went to 3 different wineries. After the 3rd one we did not ride bikes and got a ride because it was in everyone’s best interest. There would have been some swerving bikes Read More