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Patagonia Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 10,000'
Location: -49.2717, -73.0471 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: TYeary, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
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CT from the top of Aguja de la S. Pic by Cammo

Description 

A huge swath of the wildest land on earth, chock full of everything from bouldering to serious alpine climbs.

Getting There 

Fly to Rio Gallegos and hire a vehicle to take you west.

Climbing Season

For the Argentina area.

Weather station 9.4 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',5],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Patagonia

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Patagonia:
Whillans-Cochrane   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a WI3 M4     Trad, Mixed, Ice, Alpine, 15 pitches, 2000'   
Chiaro di Luna (Claro de Luna)   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, Alpine, 20 pitches, 2400'   
Last Gringos Standing   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, Alpine, 15 pitches, 2000'   
Brenner-Moschioni to Comesana-Fonrouge   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, Alpine, 10 pitches, 1200'   
Comesaña-Fonrouge   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, Alpine, 13 pitches, 1320'   
Voie Des Benitiers   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c C1     Trad, Aid, Alpine, 12 pitches, 1200'   
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Featured Route For Patagonia
Rock Climbing Photo: Amazing day cruising with the wife

Brenner-Moschioni to Comesana-Fonrouge 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  South America : Argentina : Patagonia
Aguja Guillament Northeast Ridge. The ridge further west, Northwest ridge is the Comesana-Fonrouge.Great first route in the area. Can be approached from Paso Superior as we did it or from Piedra del Fraile. Crux is a series of 3 cracks that split the face. The middle option, down the ramp to the left is 10d. The furthest right option is 11a or so. Clean, perfect granite that climbs the ridge to the snowfield which gains the summit.Pitch 1: 5.9+ moving up the right facing flakes and face corners....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

Photos of Patagonia Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Fitz Roy
Fitz Roy
Rock Climbing Photo: cerro torre in late april
cerro torre in late april
Rock Climbing Photo: Classic view from the east of the FitzRoy massif. ...
Classic view from the east of the FitzRoy massif. ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Torres del Paine  Cuerno Principal (L) and Cuerno ...
Torres del Paine Cuerno Principal (L) and Cuerno ...
Rock Climbing Photo: the impossible mountain
the impossible mountain
Rock Climbing Photo: Cerro Fitz Roy
Cerro Fitz Roy
Rock Climbing Photo: the fitz at sunrise
the fitz at sunrise
Rock Climbing Photo: Cerro Torre at sunrise
Cerro Torre at sunrise
Rock Climbing Photo: Aguja Pollone, desde el glaciar Fitz-Roy
Aguja Pollone, desde el glaciar Fitz-Roy
Rock Climbing Photo: Cerro Torre at sun rise, 2007
Cerro Torre at sun rise, 2007
Rock Climbing Photo: View from the west of the FitzRoy massif. From lef...
View from the west of the FitzRoy massif. From lef...
Rock Climbing Photo: Fitz Roy
Fitz Roy
Rock Climbing Photo: endless lines in Torres del Paine
endless lines in Torres del Paine
Rock Climbing Photo: poincenot and fitzroy
poincenot and fitzroy
Rock Climbing Photo: Domo Blanco, Piergiorgio, Cerro Pollone, Aguja Pol...
Domo Blanco, Piergiorgio, Cerro Pollone, Aguja Pol...
Rock Climbing Photo: Ice fall near Fitz Roy
Ice fall near Fitz Roy
Rock Climbing Photo: Wheres Waldo?..nearing the summit of Aguja De La S...
Wheres Waldo?..nearing the summit of Aguja De La S...
Rock Climbing Photo:  Crystal Davis-Robins floats he way up the final p...
Crystal Davis-Robins floats he way up the final p...
Rock Climbing Photo: Fitz Roy
Fitz Roy
Rock Climbing Photo: Fitz-Roy:  the Casarotto Pillar, the top of Tehuel...
Fitz-Roy: the Casarotto Pillar, the top of Tehuel...
Rock Climbing Photo: Bariloche, Argentina. Mount Tronador
Bariloche, Argentina. Mount Tronador
Rock Climbing Photo: Julian Fisher heading to Aguja Poincenot.
Julian Fisher heading to Aguja Poincenot.
Rock Climbing Photo: Mount Tronador
Mount Tronador

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By Chris Owen
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From: Big Bear Lake
Feb 10, 2012
While the contributions are very much appreciated, there's no hierarchy, if Patagonia is the parent there needs to be children before the routes are posted - ideally it should be as follows:

Patagonia > Massif > Peak > Route.
By dirtbag
From: Bellingham, WA
Jan 2, 2015
Before heading to El Chalten, bring lots of cash or a debit card with the "chip" (whatever the "chip is).. only 1 ATM which requires a chipped card, and no bank in El Chalten as of 12/27/14.
By JoshMc
From: Joshua Tree
Feb 19, 2016
Late 2015, Argentina floated their peso. There's no longer a large gap between exchange rates at a bank and the "blue-market" rate on the street. However, bringing cash is still handy. The bank in El Chalten only lets you withdraw about US$90 at a time, with a $6 fee per transaction.

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