A huge swath of the wildest land on earth, chock full of everything from bouldering to serious alpine climbs.
Fly to Rio Gallegos and hire a vehicle to take you west.
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]
Classic Climbing Routes in Patagonia
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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'
Featured Route For Patagonia
Voie Des Benitiers 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
C1 South America
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
By Chris Owen
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.
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.