Mount Mercedario is a unique place for those looking to discover mountains.
Mount Mercedario with its 6,770 meters is the highest peak in the province of San Juan. It is located in the Andes, precisely in the Mountain range of Ramada, a string of six peaks over six thousand meters and which is the highest peak Mercedario.
It is the fourth highest mountain in the Americas, anteceding only Aconcagua, Ojos del Salado and Pissis. located in the extreme southwest of the province of San Juan in the department Calingasta
Cerro Mercedario forms a natural terrace or balcony from which you can see the six most imposing peaks of the Arid Andes: Mercedario (6770 mts), Polish (6000 m), Mesa (6100 m), Alma Negra (6200 m) , The Ramada Norte (6300 m) and La Ramada Sur (6250 m).
In much of our ascent to Mount Mercedario we find sightings of guanacos, maras hares, condors and many other cordilleranas species more easily.
Technically not have any complexity and walk its slopes allows us to delight in his greatness
The main routes of the hill are: Normal (or the Incas); South Face or Japanese Route; which runs through the Caballito Glacier; Rusty Spout; Filo West; and the West Face, the most technical of all.