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Argentina Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: David Trippett on Nov 27, 2007
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Sunrise on the mighty SE face of Poincenot


Argentina is a vast country filled with a lifetime of climbing opportunities.

(Please contact me if you'd like to write a better description. I am just trying to keep the areas hierarchically organized)

Getting There 

Flights into Argentina originate from all over the globe.

Climbing Season

Weather station 58.2 miles from here

69 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',28],['3 Stars',23],['2 Stars',14],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Argentina

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Argentina:
Diedro de Jim (5)   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 2 pitches, 200'   Frey : Aguja Frey
Whillans-Cochrane   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a WI3 M4     Trad, Mixed, Ice, Alpine, 15 pitches, 2000'   Patagonia
Del Diedro   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Frey : Aguja M2
Sifuentes Weber   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 300'   Frey : Aguja Frey
Del Frente   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 260'   Frey : La Vieja
Clemenzo   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 6 pitches, 500'   Frey : Torre Principal
Ruta Normal   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 5 pitches, 400'   Frey : Torre Principal
Sudafricana   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches, 230'   Frey : La Vieja
Imagínate   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 5 pitches   Frey : Campanile Esloveno
Socotroco   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 25'   Frey : Aguja M2
Lost Fingers   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, Alpine, 3 pitches, 300'   Frey : Aguja Frey
Objetivo Luna   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, Alpine, 8 pitches, 900'   Frey : El Cohete Lunar
Last Gringos Standing   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, Alpine, 15 pitches, 2000'   Patagonia
Sinestro Total   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 8 pitches, 900'   Frey : Torre Principal
Chiaro di Luna (Claro de Luna)   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, Alpine, 20 pitches, 2400'   Patagonia
Mejor No Hablar de Ciertas Cosas   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 9 pitches, 1500'   Mendoza (Los Arenales)
Brenner-Moschioni to Comesana-Fonrouge   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, Alpine, 10 pitches, 1200'   Patagonia
Comesaña-Fonrouge   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, Alpine, 13 pitches, 1320'   Patagonia
Voie Des Benitiers   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c C1     Trad, Aid, Alpine, 12 pitches, 1200'   Patagonia
Los Museos/Abrojos e Centellas/Lost Fingers   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13     Trad, Alpine, 2 pitches, 210'   Frey : Aguja Frey
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Featured Route For Argentina
Rock Climbing Photo: Del Frente climbs up the shaded face on the first ...

Del Frente 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  South America : Argentina : ... : La Vieja
Two amazing long exposed pitches of sustained climbing on perfect rock to a spectacular summit pretty much sums up this climb. This was one of the better easy/moderate climbs that I've ever done. P1: Start on the left hand side of the northeast face with some easier climbing. This eventually leads to a nice crack. After about 120' traverse right (#3 camalot for protection) to another crack which leads to a bolted anchor. This is nearly a full 60m pitch.P2: Make a few tricky moves out...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Rock Climbing Photo: Aguja Espina, los Arenales
Aguja Espina, los Arenales
Rock Climbing Photo: refugio arenales
refugio arenales
Rock Climbing Photo: Snow fall
Snow fall
Rock Climbing Photo: coming up Vulcan Lanin
coming up Vulcan Lanin
Rock Climbing Photo: unknown hungry reptile, arenales
unknown hungry reptile, arenales
Rock Climbing Photo: Southeast faces of St. Exupery, Poincenot and Fitz...
Southeast faces of St. Exupery, Poincenot and Fitz...
Rock Climbing Photo: Amir Erez on Direct East Ridge, Cerro Rincon, Cord...
Amir Erez on Direct East Ridge, Cerro Rincon, Cord...
Rock Climbing Photo: Jon the Basquito "flashing" Pichula de c...
Jon the Basquito "flashing" Pichula de c...
Rock Climbing Photo: Amir Erez on El Cohete
Amir Erez on El Cohete

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By Dirty Gri Gri, or is it GiGi?
From: Vegas
Jun 4, 2010
A good guidebook we used for climbing around Mendoza, Argentina.
'escaladas en mendoza' Mendoza rock climbing, by Mauricio Fernandez