About us

Registered Company

Andes Vertical Adventure Company & Mountain Guides is an agency registered in the Ministry of Tourism of Mendoza as “Adventure Company” Exp. Number 2400-Z-2008-18002

Andes Vertical is a company specialized in adventure holidays such as mountain expeditions, horseback riding, mountain biking, trekking and rock climbing in Mendoza Argentina. All of our tours are directly operated by Andes Vertical Adventure Company

We are passionate about mountains, the outdoors and Argentina’s unique ecological heritage. Our wide offering of activities combines the physical challenge of climbing and trekking with a special sense of culture and aesthetics accompanied by knowledgeable guides and a respect for the environment. On our trips you will have the opportunity to visit and enjoy some of the most pristine and beautiful places in South America, far from touristic areas and crowds. Your enjoyment and security are our top priorities and thus we ensure organized and efficient logistical services, high quality equipment and highly experienced mountain guides that will guarantee the successful and safe accomplishment of every activity. Unlike most adventure companies, Andes Vertical stands out for its completely individualized and flexible service, fully adjusted to your needs and physical abilities. We will advise you in choosing the ideal activity alternatively, we will design a unique product just for you, From the first step to the summit and back, Andes Vertical is there to provide you an outstanding and safe experience.
Our guides are among the most highly skilled rock climbers and mountaineers in Argentina with more than 15 years of experience in the field. They are highly experienced guides certified by the EPGAMT (National Mountain Guide School), the AAGM (Argentinean Association of Mountain Guides) and/or the IFMGA (International Federation of Mountain Guides Association). Because your security is our priority, our team will guarantee the accomplishment of any challenging activity in an absolutely safe way.

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Our mission as Guides and Staff of Andes Vertical is to provide quality service for travelers looking for a safe and reliable adventure travel agency in Argentina.

Certificate of Excellence
2014 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
2015 Winner

Staff

Federico Zambrano

Logistic & Organization

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Federico is a outdoor lover with a plenty of adventures in The Andes and enthusiastic of rock climbing. His career highlights and awards are the Argentinean championship of sport climbing. He was an athlete and as participate in a range of world-wide sport climbing championship IFSC. Federico has also traveled and climbed in other areas of South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. He also practices backcountry ski, mountain bike, mountaineering, snowboarding and ice climbing.

Agustín Zambrano

Mountain Guide | EPGAMT & Logistic

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Agustin is an experienced mountaineer and has practiced mountaineering in the Andes since 1995. He is also a Lifesaving and Rescue Technician WFR-CSE, a rock climbing instructor and a superior technician of tourism . Agustin has worked more than ten years as a professional guide in the Aconcagua, where he has obtained, till present, 15 summits by different routes. Additionally, he has made ascents of high mountains in Peru and Bolivia and has climbed diverse routes in the Patagonia and Europe

Guillermo De HARO

Mountain Guide | AAGM-UIMLA

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Dedicated to climbing and exploring and the Andes mountains for more than 20 years, Guillermo has been at the summit of Mt Aconcagua 15 times, one ascended by the Polish Glacier Route; Besides the Nevado de Huascaran, Alpamayo and Tocllarraju in Peru; Huayna Potosi, Illampu, Small Alpámayo in Bolivia; Volcan Lanin, Incahuasy, Important technical climbs such as the Poincenot Needle and Guilloumet Needle in El Chalten - Patagonia,Ice Cap traverse - 10 laps to the southern Patagonian ice, To mention only some of its ascensions besides several crossings in ski as much in the Patagonian as in Central Andes.

Bernardo Oliver

Mountain Guide | EPGAMT

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Bernardo is a Mountain and Trekking Guide and has been developing his passion for the mountains for more than 20 years. At the moment it carries out its activity in the Aconcagua hill where it counts with more than ten ascensions including the technical Polish glacier route.
He has also made different climbs in the Peruvian and Bolivian Andes such as the Mt Alpamayo, Sajama volcano, Huayna potosí among others. As in the Argentinean Patagonia he has been performing several climbs.
He also enjoy the rock climbing, cycling and skiing.

Ruben Barrera

Mountain Guide | AAGM

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Ruben is High Altitude Mountain Guide. Ruben has more than 20 years of experience guiding in the Andes and in Mount Aconcagua, he also have been climbing mountains in several regions of Argentina, the Central Andes and specialized in the North of Argentina, including several mountains over 6000 meters. Ruben enjoy his job and is a friendly guide with a great knowledge about this side of the Andes

Damien Colson

Mountain Guide | EPGAMT

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Damien is a French local Guide, has been practicing mountaineering for more than ten years, experience d explorer of the Central Andes Andes with more than 70 summits in his career. He likes exploring new areas and knows very well all the corners of the Central Andes, Cordon del Plata, Aconcagua, north and Patagonia. He also practices rock, ice climbing and skiing.

Rocío Arias

Mountain Guide | EPGAMT

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Rocio is an experienced guide and climber with experience in northwest of Argentina, Salta, Jujuy and Catamarca. She has also worked in Mount Aconcagua and Cordón del Plata in Mendoza. Rocío spends most of the year doing mountain and rock climbing. Among his best climbs she has several mountains in the Cordillera Blanca in Perú including Tocllaraju, La Esfinge,and the Cordillera Real in Bolivia.

Emiliano Poletti

Mountain Guide | EPGAMT

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Mili is climber and mountaineer, . It is his passion both personally and professionally, since he first began exploring the mountains 25 years ago. He has been working as a guide on Aconcagua for 15 years, with 25 summits from different routes. He also climb and guide mountaineering expeditions throughout Argentina, Peru and Bolivia, including several 5000 and 6000 meter peaks. Mili loves to travel, and takes his passion with him wherever he goes, including rock climbing in Europe, New Zealand, and USA. Recently, Mili successfully climbed Denali/Mt. McKinley in Alaska.

Matías Nestares

Mountain Guide | EPGAMT

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Experienced guide he has working for many in Mount Aconcagua reaching the summing several times ,in two occasions in one day from the base camp. He also has worked conducting, guiding in rock climbing and several expeditions in the Central Andes joined our staff to guide all the different activities we offer.

Martín Molina

Mountain Guide | UIAGM

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Martin has more than 15 year working as a guide in Mt. Aconcagua, with 27 summits. He has also climb and Guide extensively throughout South America in Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Chile and Europe. Martin is an excellent and passionate climber that has traveled around the world climbing an opening new routes, such as hard sport and trad climbing routes as well many long technical alpine routes included Cerro Torre and Fitz Roy in Patagonia, and may Big Walls in Yosemite.

Mariano Vazquez

Mountain Guide | EPGAMT

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Mariano has an extensive sports career; began to practice mountaineering,rock and ice climbing in national and international expeditions along South America and United States, Alaska, Europe and Thailand. Among his best climbs has done "El Capitan" 1200m in Yosemite - USA, El Naranjo de Bulnes - Spain, Mount Mckinley - Alaska, La Esfinge - Peru and Mount Aconcagua. Among his greatest adventure has made lots of bike trips crossing Argentina - Chile, Bolivia - Peru - Ecuador, bike trip from Europe to Asia.

Paola Cibantos

Mountain Guide | EPGAMT

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Paola Cibantos is a nature enthusiastic. She has been practicing mountaineering for more than 15 years. she counts on an ample guide experience with more than six complete seasons working in Mt Aconcagua, Cordón del Plata and other important mountains in the central Andes. Conservation Technician, she counts on an ample knowledge about the flora and fauna of the Andes. In her free time she practices rock climbing and mountaineering.

Pere Villarasau

Mountain Guide | UIAGM

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Pere Vilarasau is the current Director of the Women's Spanish Mountaineering Team and Director of the National Plan of Sports Modernization in climbing. His fascination with Patagonia led him to leave his homeland for 17 years. In South America knew the true meaning of mountaineering, exploration and search of the unknown. Versatile UIAGM mountain climber and guide, he has always been concerned to places rarely visited. It highlights its great contribution to the development of mountaineering and climbing in South America, either Patagonia, Central Andes, Bolivia and Peru.

If you cannot find a suitable itinerary or date, please do not hesitate in contact us and we will arrange a private trip to suit your requirements. Simply call or email us and we'll construct the perfect program for you.
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