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Hiking Lomas Blancas from Mendoza

Kirk Ermisch - Tuesday, January 14, 2014

This is an excellent full day hike for those that want some physical activity but don't want to conquer Aconcagua or El Plata between asados and wine tasting. It is usually guided for tourists and therefore has little public information available, so I decided to provide some information on the hike because I couldn't find any on the internet the first time I went. This is for the "adventurous", but there is little risk of injury or getting "lost" there, (though it is quite high altitude so keep this in mind). To keep things simple, the best return is along the way you came. Also, remember to leave Mendoza early in the am so you have time to do the whole hike and be down before dark and bring plenty of water.  More...