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Past Expeditions & Explorations

 This page lists expeditions ANDES have run in previous years. Most of them are not currently scheduled. For a full list of our currently scheduled trips see our Expedition Calendar.

ANDES can set up and guide any of the treks and expeditions featured here at a reasonable cost for a private group of two or more persons - just let us know your requirements.

For Expeditions which aren't currently scheduled we give an estimated Guiding Fee based on a group size of four. The actual fee charged will depend on the size of the group, the time of year, etc. For a larger group it could be considerably lower than the prices quoted here.

Our Estimated Logistics Costs give you an idea of the in-country costs per person for a typical group of three or four people. These include, transfers and transport, hotels, and trekking costs such as mules or porters. These  Estimated costs could be quite a bit more or less if your group is either smaller or larger than four. Many items such as vehicle rental and trekking costs are obviously much cheaper when shared by a larger group.  

SPRING SKI EXPEDITIONS

Season     Usual Duration Grade Guiding Fee Estimated Logistics Costs
April to June

 Bolivia Ski Explorer

Bolivia Ski Explorer
16 days  2B  about 2000 + 800
April to June

Peru Ski Explorer 17 days  2B   about 2300 + 1200

SUMMER TREKS AND EXPEDITIONS

 
April to October

 

Inca Mountains Trek 20 days 1A about 2000 + 1600
May to September Bolivia Volcanoes Expedition Bolivia 6000m+

 Scheduled June 2024
19 days 1A/2A 2395 + 800
May to September

 

First Ascents in Peru

 Scheduled May 2024
18 days about 4B 2695 + 900
May to September Huayhuash Trek & Climbs Huayhuash Trek & Climbs 22 days 1A to 3B about 1800 + 1100
June to August

Brazilian Climber
14 days 2A to 4A about 1700 + 1100
June to August Colombia Climber 13 days 1B  about 1800 + 700

AUTUMN SKI EXPEDITIONS

 
September to November

Argentina Ski Mountaineering

Patagonian Ski Explorer

 Scheduled Sept. 2024
14  days 1A 2095 + 1100
August to October

Chile Ski Explorer

 Scheduled Sept. 2024
16 days 2A 2495 + 1300
September to November

Patagonia Ski Mountianeer

Chile Patagonia Ski Explorer

18-22 days 2B about 2200 + 1200

WINTER TREKS AND EXPEDITIONS

 
November to March Ojos del Salado Ojos del Salado

 Scheduled Jan. 2024
21 days 2C 2695 + 1000

November to March 

Various Expedition Options in the Puna de Atacama

Puna de Atacama Various Options
15-25 days 1B or 1C from 1400-2000 + 800-1000
December to March 

Chilean Volcanoes

Chile Volcanoes 10-16 days 2A about 2000 + 1200
December to February Aconcagua Aconcagua 24 days   1C about 3200 + 1600
December to February Mercedario Expedition Mercedario 20-22 days   1C about 2200 + 1200

ALL-YEAR ROUND (or nearly!) EXPEDITIONS

All year but January-March Peru 6000m Peru 6000m+

 Scheduled August 2024
16 days 1A/B 2295 + 600
All year Chilean Volcanoes 6000m - Arica Area  Chile Volcanoes 6000m+
Arica Area
16-18 days 1A/2A about 2500 + 800
Season     Usual Duration Grade "Andes" Guiding Fee Estimated Logistics Costs

 

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We also have a short  Expedition Calendar  briefly listing all this years scheduled trips in chronological order with latest availability.

 


Private Itineraries & Trip Logistics

Every year we run courses or organise logistics for couples, groups of friends, clubs, schools and other organisations.

As an example, in past years we have organised the following :-

School groups trekking in Peru and climbing to 6000m in Chile.
Private Aconcagua expeditions for couples & friends.
Ski clubs visiting the downhill resorts of the Andes.
Military expeditions to the high mountains.
Ski touring expedition for an international school.

 Please see our logistics  page for further details of the services we can offer.

 


 

 

 

 

 

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