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Aconcagua routes

There are two well-known routes to climb Mount Aconcagua, the Normal Route and the Polish Glacier Traverse Route (also known as False Polish Glacier), chosen by the majority of mountaineers that ascend Mount Aconcagua for their low technical difficulty. But, it is also important to know that they are not the only routes available. 
Mount Aconcagua has many other routes through which accomplished mountaineers from all over the world have reached the summit of Aconcagua.  Some of the routes are of medium difficulty and others of extreme difficulty and very technical. 

Some of these routes of Aconcagua are:

 

Northwest Wall

1. Normal Route
Climbed by first time in the year 1897
First Climber: Matthias Zurbriggen
2. Direct Route
Climbed by first time in the year 1991
3. Mendocino Guides Route
Climbed by first time in the year 1991

 

West Wall

4. West Edge
Climbed by first time in the year 1965
5. Tapia de Felipe Route
Climbed by first time in the year 1988
6. Esteban Escaiola Route
Climbed by first time in the year 1991

 

Southwestern Wall

7. Southwestern Edge
Climbed by first time in the year 1953
8. Zavaleta Variant
Climbed by first time in the year 1979
9. Mendocinos Variant
Climbed by first time in the year 1982

 

Southeastern Wall

10 Southeastern Route
Climbed by first time in the year 1966

East Wall

11. Eastern Glacier Route
Climbed by first time in the year 1978
12. Polish Glacier Route
Climbed by first time in the year 1934
13. Direct Polish Glacier
Climbed by first time in the year 1961
14. Altoaragonesa Variant
Climbed by first time in the year 1995

 

North Wall

15. False Polish Route
16. North Route
Climbed by first time in the year 1986

 

South Wall

17. Franch Route
Climbed by first time in the year 1954
18. Pasic or Argentinean Route
Climbed by first time in the year 1966
19. Central Route
Climbed by first time in the year 1966
20. Messner Variant
Climbed by first time in the year 1974
21. Japanese Variant
Climbed by first time in the year 1981
22. Sun Line Route
Climbed by first time in the year 1988
23. Slovene Route
Climbed by first time in the year 1982
24. Direct French Route
Climbed by first time in the year 1985
25. Polish Variant
Climbed by first time in the year 1987
26. Russian Roulette
Climbed by first time in the year 1988

The mentioned routes are the most representative but not the only ones, as there are a large number of derivative routes (variants) from the above.

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