Elevation: 9,682 ft
GPS: -49.272, -73.047 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Camster (Rhymes with Hamster) on Apr 16, 2008 with 4 Suggestions
Admins: Tony Yeary, Mauricio Herrera Cuadra

Description

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

Get Rolando Garibotti's book Patagonia Vertical, which is the definitive guide to the area and climbing in Patagonia. His website http://pataclimb.com/ supplements the book, but doesn't contain all the valuable information that the book has. Rolo explains weather forecasting, climbing ethics in the area and historical ascents in the Chalten Massif and surrounding area. Consider donating if you find the information useful.

Getting There

1. Fly into Buenos Aires. 2. Fly from Buenos Aires to El Calafate. 3. Take the bus from El Calafate to El Chalten.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Chalten Massif

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b Mod. Snow
 4
East Face Glacier - Cerro Eléctr…
Trad, Snow, Alpine
4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b Mod. Snow
 7
Cara Este - Mojón Rojo
Trad, Snow, Alpine
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c AI2-3 M3
 5
Amy-Vidailhet
Trad, Mixed, Ice, Alpine 6 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a WI3 M4
 16
Whillans-Cochrane
Trad, Mixed, Ice, Alpine 15 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Easy Snow
 6
Austríaca
Trad, Snow, Alpine 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a WI4 M5-6 Steep Snow PG13
 3
Supercanaleta
Trad, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 6
Last Gringos Standing
Trad, Alpine 15 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 3
Frader Pisafe, aka Salvaterra
Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 7
Chiaro di Luna (Claro de Luna)
Trad, Alpine 20 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 10
Brenner-Moschioni to Comesana-Fo…
Trad, Alpine 10 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Easy Snow
 13
Comesaña-Fonrouge
Trad, Snow, Alpine 13 pitches
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Easy Snow
 4
Rubio y Azul
Trad, Snow, Alpine 9 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c C1
 7
Voie Des Benitiers
Trad, Aid, Alpine 12 pitches
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c AI3 Steep Snow
 3
Franco-Argentina
Trad, Ice, Snow, Alpine 14 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
East Face Glacier - Cerro E… Cerro Fitz Roy… > Cerro Electrico
 4
4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b Mod. Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine
Cara Este - Mojón Rojo Cerro Fitz Roy… > Mojon Rojo
 7
4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b Mod. Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine
Amy-Vidailhet Cerro Fitz Roy… > Aguja Gillaumet
 5
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c AI2-3 M3 Trad, Mixed, Ice, Alpine 6 pitches
Whillans-Cochrane Cerro Fitz Roy… > Aguja Poincenot
 16
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a WI3 M4 Trad, Mixed, Ice, Alpine 15 pitches
Austríaca Cerro Fitz Roy… > Aguja de I'S
 6
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Easy Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine 5 pitches
Supercanaleta Cerro Fitz Roy… > Cerro Fitz Roy
 3
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a WI4 M5-6 Steep Snow PG13 Trad, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine
Last Gringos Standing Cerro Fitz Roy… > Aguja Saint-Exupery
 6
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad, Alpine 15 pitches
Frader Pisafe, aka Salvaterra Cerro Torre Group > El Mocho & Mochito
 3
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
Chiaro di Luna (Claro de Luna) Cerro Fitz Roy… > Aguja Saint-Exupery
 7
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad, Alpine 20 pitches
Brenner-Moschioni to Comesa… Cerro Fitz Roy… > Aguja Gillaumet
 10
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, Alpine 10 pitches
Comesaña-Fonrouge Cerro Fitz Roy… > Aguja Gillaumet
 13
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Easy Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine 13 pitches
Rubio y Azul Cerro Torre Group > Aguja Media Luna & To…
 4
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Easy Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine 9 pitches
Voie Des Benitiers Cerro Torre Group > El Mocho & Mochito
 7
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c C1 Trad, Aid, Alpine 12 pitches
Franco-Argentina Cerro Fitz Roy… > Cerro Fitz Roy
 3
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c AI3 Steep Snow Trad, Ice, Snow, Alpine 14 pitches
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