Aconcagua


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the highest mountain in the western hemisphere

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Local reports said his friend had abandoned a previous attempt to scale Aconcagua two years ago because of bad weather.
In December, last year, the brother-sister duo pair from Gilgit-Baltistan's Shimshal valley conquered the summit of Argentina's Mount Aconcagua (6,962m).
Having reviewed the syrah last year, it's now the turn of the Max Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2011, pictured, also from the Aconcagua Valley.
Recalling their latest feat Tashi said, " We had to deal with wind gushes during our Aconcagua expedition.
Aconcagua draws thousands of foreign trekkers every year.
Aconcagua is the highest mountain in the Andes and the tallest mountain on earth outside of the Himalayas, standing 6,960 metres or 22,837ft high.
Up for viewing are four of the world's tallest (and most dangerous) peaks, including the Everest Base Camp in the Himalayas (17,598 feet), Mount Elbrus in Russia (18,510 feet), Aconcagua in Argentina (22,841 feet) and even a volcano, the dormant Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania (19,341 feet).
Aconcagua, one of theSeven Summits and the highest mountain in the Americas, is located in theAndes range, in theprovinceofMendoza,Argentina.
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The Seven Summits comprises Cerro Aconcagua (South America), Denali (North America), Vinson Massif (Antarctica), Elbrus (Europe), Kilimanjaro (Africa), Mount Everest (Asia) and either Carstensz Pyramid or Mount Kosciuszko (Australia).
And Parks, who has just returned from scaling 22,841ft Aconcagua in the Andes, said the morning of a summit assault was the closest thing he had experienced to a pre-match dressing room since retiring.
Mr Bullard, from Buckfastleigh, Devon, had previously scaled Mont Blanc, Aconcagua and Kilimanjaro.
NNA - 27/03/2011 Lebanese national Bassam Maroun Sfeir successfully climbed Mount Aconcagua, second highest peak in the world.
The team will head next to the Caucasus Mountains to climb Mount Elbrus, followed by Mount Aconcagua in Argentina, Mount McKinley in Alaska, and Everest in the Himalayas, in addition to visiting to North and South Poles.
Aconcagua climb u equivalent in height to seven Burj Khalifas.