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"Hasta Chonchi" East Face Torre Norte (VII,800 meters,5.11,A2+) T 
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Torres Del Paine Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,000'
Location: -50.9489, -72.9918 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Hans Florine on Jan 29, 2010

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"cirque of towers and mountains" just a short bus ride north of the comfortable town of Puerta Natales. Exceptional trekking with refugio huts perfectly spaced through out the park. Wildly quick and opposite type weather changes, - go fast. The most climbed area is the three towers, south, middle and north. All approached mostly for the Japanese basecamp. which is a very long one day hike from where the bus drops you off at the trail head which has a nice refugio and camping area. approaches from basecamp are about 2 hours, often folks set up a camp more near to the routes bases.

Getting There 

Fly to Punta Arenas, bus or car to Puerta Natales, then bus or car to the park.

Climbing Season

For the Chile area.

Weather station 53.4 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Torres Del Paine

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Torres Del Paine:
Monzino route (on North Tower)   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a WI1     Trad, Ice, Alpine, 6 pitches, 600'   
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Featured Route For Torres Del Paine
Rock Climbing Photo: Topo "Hasta Chonchi" East face North Tow...

"Hasta Chonchi" East Face Torre Norte (VII,800 meters,5.11,A2+) 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c A2+ R  South America : Chile : Torres Del Paine
We think this route is the 3rd on the east face of the north towerThe route follows 3 mains dihedrals then goes through a large overhanging section on the top part of the wall. We were climbing for 11 days with one mandatory stop for 3 days for bad weather, most of the climbing was very icy and we were forced to aid a lot of pitches. We climbed to the top of pitch 5 and made a camp for the next 11 days. It was the only natural refuge on the wall, protecting us from common rockslide. We fixed...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Cuerno Norte and pinnacle (name?) between Cuernos ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Cuernos Principal
Cuernos Principal
Rock Climbing Photo: Glacier Grey
Glacier Grey
Rock Climbing Photo: Cuerno Norte
Cuerno Norte
Rock Climbing Photo: Frances Valley
Frances Valley
Rock Climbing Photo: Cuernos del Paine
Cuernos del Paine
Rock Climbing Photo: Torres del Paine
Torres del Paine
Rock Climbing Photo: Frances Glacier
Frances Glacier
Rock Climbing Photo: Torre Sur
Rock Climbing Photo: Entre la central y la norte
Entre la central y la norte
Rock Climbing Photo: Derecha a Izquierda  Torre Central-Torre Norte-Per...
BETA PHOTO: Derecha a Izquierda Torre Central-Torre Norte-Per...
Rock Climbing Photo: Glaciar de la Pared Peineta
Glaciar de la Pared Peineta
Rock Climbing Photo: Torre Central
BETA PHOTO: Torre Central
Rock Climbing Photo: Torre Norte
BETA PHOTO: Torre Norte
Rock Climbing Photo: Torres Del Paine - Los Cuernos
Torres Del Paine - Los Cuernos
Rock Climbing Photo: Las Torres del Paine (East face)
BETA PHOTO: Las Torres del Paine (East face)

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By m-earle
From: USA
Nov 18, 2010
Some random beta...
I think the cheapest way to get to Puerto Natales (from the states) is to fly to Buenos aires (rather than Santiago) then fly to either Rio Gallegos or El Calafate, then 5 hrs or so in the bus to Natales. About 1100USD round trip. In Natales I would recommend staying at the Kaweskar hostel. Omar (who runs the place) is super cool, loves climbers (and speaks english if your a true gringo). Paine is incomprehensibly sick.
By Chad Namolik
From: Three Rivers, CA
Feb 28, 2016
Torres del Paine climbing permit info.
By Offtrailpatagonia Chile
Jun 6, 2016
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