Provincia de Mendoza Warnings and Dangers

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Provincia de Mendoza Warnings and Dangers

  • I'm Glad That Stopped When it Did!

    Just on the outskirts of Las Cuevas, as we headed back down the valley toward Uspallata and Mendoza, I spotted this large rock slide that came up just short of both the highway and railroad. This one looked more severe than most of the slides that we observed along the journey. Due to the completely tree-less nature of the steep slopes, most...

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  • Walk: Puente del Inca - Aconcagua park

    Just a tip for people planning to walk from Puente del Inca to Aconcagua Park: this location is high enough in altitude (2900m I believe) that you may start experiencing some altitude sickness. The walk to Laguna Horcones is only about 4km from Puente, but if you're not in great shape (like I was!) walking this short distance will seem like a huge...

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  • Hard on the Roofs

    After finishing our lunch break in Las Cuevas, I took a short stroll down the road to have a look around. These sturdy looking structures were only a few hundred feet away but, as I got closer, I could see that they were now deserted. The nearest building had a sign on it's front that said 'Chocolateria', so my guess is that they were probably...

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  • Into the Snow Sheds

    Also at Las Cuevas, we saw these old snow sheds used to protect the railroad tracks from deep snow in the winter. At 10,338-ft, this is the highest point of the Andes crossing, so it was common practise in the days when this route was built to try to do everything possible to prevent any delays to the trains. Usually in places like this, where deep...

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  • Fasten Your Seatbelt

    This view from near the top of the Uspallata Pass, shows the Cuevas River valley with the main Pan-American Highway continuing onward into Chile via the 3080-meter Cristo Redentor tunnel (opened in 1980) under the peaks (the wider road beside the river at the bottom right disappears to the left into the mountain near the middle of the...

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