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Mountaineering and climbing in Argentina and Chile

For those that want to enjoy new sensations there are many mountaineering options for all levels of ability. Whether you choose to summit the peaks of high mountains, trek up volcanoes or walk over glaciers with crampons, it is certain that great memories lie ahead (Appropriate equipment is always provided).

Climbing is a special activity that I propose exclusively for those with a passion for this sport. Mountains in this region such as Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre are famous throughout the world for their climbing and they live up to their reputation. However, there are several options for all levels of ability.

Here I propose some examples of trips to the high mountains and places to climb, though others are available.
To find a program to fit you, please send me an email through the link on the contact page.

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Bariloche
Tronador - Pico Argentino
Bariloche
Punta Cóndores
Mendoza
Aconcagua
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El Calafate
Glacier Perito Moreno
Chile - Puerto Varas
Osorno Volcano
Junin de los Andes
Lanin Volcano
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El Chaltén
Glacier Viedma
El Chaltén
Glacier Grande
El Chaltén
South "Hielo Continental"
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Bariloche
Frey Refuge
Bariloche
Cerro Ventana
Bariloche
Cerro López
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El Chaltén
Climbing
Chile - Volcano Villa Rica  
Bariloche - Tronador - Pico Argentino  
Mountaineering and climbing in Argentina

| Activity with guide.

| Equipment necessary: Clothing for the low temperatures, sunglasses, cramps, rackets, spade, stick, shoes for High Mountain... (Hiring equipment)

| Course duration: Roundtrip 12 hours approximately; Incredible walk, carried out in group of 3 people maximum in addition to the guide, cord for a maximum safety. Departure is at 4 o'clock in the morning, starting point Meiling refuge. The 3 tops which characterize Tronador, limits with Chile, are: The Argentino 3 484 m, The Internacional 3 554 m and The Chileno 3 410 m.

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  Level: Expert Mountaineering and climbing in Argentina Period: Summer Mountaineering and climbing in Argentina
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Bariloche - Punta Cóndores  
Mountaineering and climbing in Patagonia

| Activity with guide.

| Equipment necessary: Clothing for the low temperatures, sunglasses, cramps, rackets, spade, stick, shoes for High Mountain... (Hiring equipment)

| Course duration: Roundtrip 7 hours approximately; Superb walk, carried out in very small group to go to observe some condors. Departure is early in the morning, departure point Meiling refuge.

Mountaineering and climbing in Patagonia
  Level: Initiates Mountaineering and climbing in Patagonia Period: Summer Mountaineering and climbing in Patagonia
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Mendoza - Aconcagua  

| Activity with guide.

| Equipment necessary: Clothing for the low temperatures, sunglasses, cramps, rackets, spade, stick, shoes for High Mountain... (Hiring equipment)

| Course duration: Roundtrip 2 weeks, go demanding especially because altitude.

| Aconcagua is the highest mountain of the entire American continent... 6 959 meters.

  Level : Expert Period : Summer
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El Calafate - Glacier Perito Moreno  

| Trekking on the glacier Perito Moreno

| Activity with guide, accessible by boat.

| Equipment necessary: Clothing for the low temperatures, sunglasses, cramps, rackets, spade, stick, shoes for High Mountain... (Hiring equipment)

| Course duration: Go approximately 2 hours; Simple Trek, where you will have the joy of walking on the glacier and thus of smelling it very near. To 80 Km from "El Calafate" is the most important glacier of the national park, its volume and its beauty makes it single, of world attraction. To carry out a walk on this glacier, by listening to the noises of the ice, it is one unforgettable moment.

  Level : For everybody Period : Summer
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Chile - Puerto Varas - Osorno Volcano  

| Activity with guide.

| Equipment necessary: Clothing for the low temperatures, sunglasses, cramps, rackets, spade, stick, shoes for High Mountain... (Hiring equipment)

| Course duration: Roundtrip 4 hours approximately; Superb walk which will bring you on top of the Osorno volcano. With superb sight one the Andes will cordillera, especially one the immense lake Llanquihue. Trek carried out in group and cord.

  Level : Expert Period : Summer
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Junin de los Andes - Lanin Volcano  

| Activity with guide.

| Equipment necessary: Clothing for the low temperatures, sunglasses, cramps, rackets, spade, stick, shoes for High Mountain... (Hiring equipment)

| Course duration: 2 days - 1st day to reach the refuge and the second day approximately 12 hours to reach the top and to go down to the refuge. (Departure at 2 o'clock in the morning for the top); Incredible walk; Realized in group, with superb sight on several volcano's on the Chilien side especially, of which Villarica.

  Level : Expert Period : Summer
To envisage : Meal :
El Chaltén - Glacier Viedma  

| Activity with guide. Access by boat from Port "Bahía Túnel" (18 Km from "El Chaltén").

| Equipment necessary: Clothing for the low temperatures, sunglasses, cramps, rackets, spade, stick, shoes for High Mountain... (Hiring equipment)

| Course duration: 2 hours on the glacier. During walk, you will be able to see and enter caves formed by the ice and also small lagoons. Walk is moderate and passes by an irregular surface, but firm and sure ice. This trekking is more impressive on the Viedma Glacier than on the glacier Perito Moreno because it is larger and especially with walls of imposing ice...

  Level : For everybody Period : Summer
To envisage : Meal :
El Chaltén - Glacier Grande  

| Activity with guide and various possible options - Consult.

| Equipment necessary: Clothing for the low temperatures, sunglasses, cramps, rackets, spade, stick, shoes for High Mountain... (Hiring equipment)

| Course duration: 12 hours on the whole - Starting point: El Chaltén at 7 o'clock in the morning, at Camping of "Los Prestadores". After you will cross the river Fitz Roy then will arrive at the Glaciar Grande entry of Cerro Torre. For those which will have courage, you will have the possibility learning the bases from the climbing on ice walls, sights also on deep cracks. You will be thus with the foot of the mount Torre, Egger and Standhard, impressive sight. Return has El Chaltén by the same way.

  Level : Initiates Period : Summer
To envisage : Meal :
El Chaltén
Southern "Hielo Continental"
 

| Activity with guide and various possible options - Consult.

| Equipment necessary: Clothing for the low temperatures, sunglasses, cramps, rackets, spade, stick, shoes for High Mountain... (Hiring equipment)

| The southern "Hielo Continental" extends on 350 Km length and 50 Km large. Ice as far as the eye can see ! Several options are possible 4 to 9 days. It is really a single experiment which to be able to make a trek in this place. You will pass by El Chaltén, El Puente Río Eléctrico, El Refugio Piedra Del Fraile, El Glaciar Marconi, Paso Marcorni (carries of entry for Hielo Continental), El Circo De Los Altares (one of the most beautiful sights of Patagonia), Laguna De Los Esquies, Laguna Ferrari, El Paso Del Viento, Laguna Toro and El Chaltén by the path Del Pliegue Tumbado.

  Level : Expert Period : Summer
To envisage : Meal :
Bariloche - Frey Refuge  

| Starting point "Lago Gutierrez" or directly from Frey refuge. (Possibility renting the climbing equipment)

| Sleeping possibility in the refuge or camping. Course duration: 2 days on the whole (1st ascending day to the refuge and 2nd climbing day the morning and descent to return) - time of climbing approximately 1/2 day - several possibilities.

| Frey is doubtless the best place to practice the climbing thanks to the simple access and the quality of the walls.

| Activity with guide. 2 people maximum in addition to the guide.

  Level : Initiates Period : Summer
To envisage : Drinks :
Bariloche - Cerro Ventana  

| Starting point "Cerro Ventana". (Possibility renting the climbing equipment)

| Sleeping possibility in the refuge or camping. Course duration: approximately 1 day - several possibilities.

| Cerro Ventana is doubtless the best place to practice the climbing thanks to the simple access and the quality of the walls.

| Activity with guide. 2 people maximum in addition to the guide.

  Level : Initiates Period : Summer
To envisage : Drinks :
Bariloche - Cerro López  

| Starting point "Arroyo López". (Possibility renting the climbing equipment)

| Climbing duration approximately 1 day - very simple Access by road.

| You will have the climbing possibility the Northern part of Lopez, arrival at the refuge. In this place the walls are very imposing and are appropriate for those which seek the great sensations. (From the refuge count 2h - 3h descent for to return)

| Activity with guide. 2 people maximum in addition to the guide.

  Level : Expert Period : Summer
To envisage : Drinks :
Climbing  

| Starting point "El Chaltén".

| Climbing course of 1 day at 5 days.

| El Chaltén is considered as the trekking capital of Argentina. This place is so beauty and surely one of the most beautiful places of all Patagonia. With the Fitz Roy, 3 405 m (can be the most beautiful mountain of the world) and the Cerro Torre, 3 102 m (one of the 5 mountains most difficult in the world to be climbed), you will have the possibility of living an introduction to climbing universe thanks to courses with professionals and this, within beauty landscape and world reputation !!

| Activity with guide.

  Level : Initiates Period : Summer
To envisage : Drinks :
Chile - Volcano Villa Rica  
4X4

| Start point Pucon.

| Duration : 1 day

Snow-covered Villarrica, one of Chile's most active volcanoes, rises above the lake and town of the same name. The volcano is also known as Rucapillán, a Mapuche word meaning "House of the Pillán". It is the westernmost of three large stratovolcanoes that trend perpendicular to the Andean chain along the Gastre Fault. Villarrica The volcano, along with Quetrupillán and the Chilean portion of Lanín, are protected within Villarrica National Park. Ascents of volcano are popular with several guided ascents reaching the top dueach dat during summer. On the volcanoes lower slopes a ski resort has been working since 1970. Villarrica, with is lava of basaltic-andesitic composition is one of only four volcanoes worldwide known to have an active lava lake within its crater. The volcano usually generates strombolian eruptions, with ejection of incandescent pyroclasts and lava flows. Melting of snow and glacier ice as well as rainfalls often cause massive lahars (mud and debris flows), such as during the eruptions of 1964 and 1971.

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  Level : For everybody 4X4 Period : All the year 4X4
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Borispatagonia

Patagonia in all seasons menu. For example, according to the climate, from Bariloche, in Patagonia Argentina, it is possible to go to Puerto Montt, in Chile, crossing successively three lakes by boat, as did the Jesuits and the first German settlers. I offer a tour that leads to the Pacific Ocean. It is quite long, but the beauty of the sites - forests, volcanoes and crystalline lakes - is such that it is worth to be carried. The Argentine side, cross the west arm of Nahuel Huapi and Lake Puerto Alegre and, the chilen side, Lake Todos los Santos. Moving from one lake to another by bus. This tour is feasible in all seasons, but in winter, it takes two days to reach Puerto Montt, stopping for one night at Peulla. We returned to Bariloche by air or by the same way, after a night in Puerto Montt. Borispatagonia is also responsible for visas to go to Chile and to book hotels. In Patagonia, winter and summer are tourist seasons. In summer, besides explore the surrounding, many activities are available: climbing, torrent fishing, sailing, horseback riding, hiking, rides, visits to Aciendas... In winter, the main activity is, of course, skiing, especially in July and August on the side of the Andes, but not only: snowshoe hikes, thematic tours, many walks to admire the beauty of Patagonia Argentina and Chile in this season, due a unique light, the warmth of the people of Patagonia... Just to talk about, I get goose bumps!