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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), Emily Roeben
Submitted By: Camster (Rhymes with Hamster) on Apr 16, 2008
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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



Weather station 9.4 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',4],['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'   
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: One of many condor fly-bys

Voie Des Benitiers 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c C1  South America : Argentina : Patagonia
Great Route! Perfect granite. Pitch 1-2: The direct original start has somewhat broken rock on these pitches. We decided to enter from the right climbing 5.5-5.6 for 2 pitches or so to gain the start of the 3rd pitch.Pitch 3: Amazing flake systems begin your ascent of the face at 6b.Pitch 4-5: Continue up flakes, cracks to a ledge. 6aPitch 6: Beautiful right facing dihedral with a perfect hand crack in the back of it. Move up this to the top of the block at 6b. Pitch 7: Crux Pitch. A beautiful f...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

Photos of Patagonia Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: CT from the top of Aguja de la S. Pic by Cammo
CT from the top of Aguja de la S. Pic by Cammo
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  Cuemo Principal (L) and Cuemo Es...
Torres del Paine Cuemo Principal (L) and Cuemo Es...
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: Aguja Pollone, desde el glaciar Fitz-Roy
Aguja Pollone, desde el glaciar Fitz-Roy
Rock Climbing Photo: endless lines in Torres del Paine
endless lines in Torres del Paine
Rock Climbing Photo: Fitz Roy
Fitz Roy
Rock Climbing Photo: Cerro Torre at sunrise
Cerro Torre at sunrise
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: poincenot and fitzroy
poincenot and fitzroy
Rock Climbing Photo: Ice fall near Fitz Roy
Ice fall near Fitz Roy
Rock Climbing Photo: Domo Blanco, Piergiorgio, Cerro Pollone, Aguja Pol...
Domo Blanco, Piergiorgio, Cerro Pollone, Aguja Pol...
Rock Climbing Photo: Julian Fisher heading to Aguja Poincenot.
Julian Fisher heading to Aguja Poincenot.
Rock Climbing Photo: Fitz-Roy:  the Casarotto Pillar, the top of Tehuel...
Fitz-Roy: the Casarotto Pillar, the top of Tehuel...
Rock Climbing Photo: Mount Tronador
Mount Tronador
Rock Climbing Photo: Fitz Roy
Fitz Roy
Rock Climbing Photo: Bariloche, Argentina. Mount Tronador
Bariloche, Argentina. Mount Tronador

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By Chris Owen
Administrator
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.

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