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Apr 22nd 2012 10:59AM This is a really interesting photo gallery with some great shots, but the headline is wildly inaccurate. Aconcagua is the highest mountain in the world outside of the Himalayas, but saying that Aconcagua is the world's highest peak "aside from the Himalayas" is a huge stretch. There are over one hundred peaks in the Himalaya above 24,000 feet!
Also, while I'm not a mountaineer, I enjoy reading about mountaineering, and I'm concerned that this article makes it seem like climbing Aconcagua is not that big of a deal, but of course for any mountain at that altitude there are risks and dangers. Here's link to a website that answers a lot of questions about climbing Aconcagua: http://www.alanarnette.com/7summits/aconcaguafaq.php
I've honestly come to expect much more careful, considerate coverage from Gadling than was provided in this article.