Training necessary to climb the colossus of America

For this investigation, it can be said that the name Aconcagua comes from the Quechua language, being a compound word of Akún, which means very high summit, Ka in the same language is an adverb other or another. As for the ending Gua, it is applied to all Aconcagua Guided Climb, which is related to fear or admiration, so the name Akún-Ka-Gua, correctly translated into the Spanish language, is another of the very high peaks, feared or admired”.“The Cuyo Indians -mainly the Huarpes- and also the Mapuches, generally called the mountain range Akún-Ka-Gua, but upon the arrival of the Spanish conquerors, said compound name was deformed in Aconcagua, to refer only to the highest hill After finishing this simple story about the Colossus of America, it is worth reflecting on why the settlers who released the water from Aconcagua transcend in the Aconcagua Expedition narratives as giants, is it possible that it is due to the fact that for challenge a god (Apus) and win, do you have to be? After the Swiss Matthias Zürbriggen reached the summit for the first time on the Aconcagua hill, on January 14, 1897, the area of ​​Puente del Inca began a series of of transformations, which would turn it into an outstanding center for high-mountain sports.The arrival of the Trasandino Argentino Train in 1902 and the construction of the Puente del Inca Thermal Hotel in 1903 witnessed a large influx of people. The rest, the thermal baths and the practice of mountain sports, among which the Climb Aconcagua mountaineering, skiing, hockey and ice skating, dog sledding and horseback riding, walks to Christ the Redeemer of the Andes, etc.; they delighted the passengers.During the 1920s, as the arrival of climbers from different latitudes increased, the services of a Chilean guide, Mario Pastén, were incorporated, who during the following two decades and thanks to his great performance, would gain international prestige and fame, as guide and rescuer.The Trasandino Argentino train station, the international route and the proximity to the hotel infrastructure, complemented climber could arrive from Buenos Aires or Chile, rest in the hotel and a few days later, reach the summit of Aconcagua hill. . a Laguna de Horcones, is located in the homonymous valley, and extends from RN 7 (south), to the Confluence of the Horcones river and El Durazno stream, on Almacenes hill[1] Morro to the north; and from the east bank of the Horcones River, to the main edge of the Agua Salada hill (4,155 masl), to the west.