BETA PHOTO: El Tonto as seen from the Regugio
A formation on the ridge near M2 and Abuelo with a bulbous upper half with some routes on the east and north faces.
Easy approach and an alternative option if there are people on M2/Abuelo cragging routes.
Baby Boom (6b) and Lobo Blanco (6b) seem to be a couple of the more popular routes, both on the east face.
Hike out on the ridge separating the basins, not far past M2
Weather station 0.9 miles from here
1 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For El Tonto
Lobo Blanco 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b South America
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This route offers fun technical face climbing that is sustained until you pull over the lip onto the upper slab on P2. Probably not quite a 3 star route, if it was sustained all the way to the top it would be, but certainly worth doing if you've exhausted other options close to the refugio.P1: Start at the north end of the east face next to a drop off on the right at a bolt. Thin face moves bring you up and left. The route goes left of the bulge and is 6b, but you can do a variation through th...[more] Browse More Classics in International