PATAGONIA ROCK CLIMBING WEEK

Length Trip
6 Days

Season
December through April


Level
Beginners to advanced


Style
Rock climbing, traditional climbing, sport climbing, multi pitch

DETAILS

A trip designed for rock climber who dont want to spend all their vacation in the big alpine setting of Patagonia and want to enjoy a fun week of climbing exploring the main parts of Northern Patagonia. Combining some sport climbing, with some trad multi pitch with lake views, get a nice summit, jam your hands in some granite cracks and have beer and pizza in a classic Patagonian Mountain Hut.

ITINERARY

Day 1:
Pick you up in your hotel, for some warm up climbs with nice views and setting.
First meeting with mountain guide. Sport climbing day with some introduction to rope management. Set up climbing anchors and build some team skills for longer routes. Enjoy some nice moves on the rock where mountain guide can train you with some basic climbing tips and technique.
Night in Hotel

Day 2:
Head up to Frey hut, where granite spires offers a set up for every climber.
Climb routes as diedro de jim and fisura de jim, to classics opened by Jim donini, back in the day. Also we can do Sifuentes Weber and other granite multi pitch at your skill climbing level

Day 3:
Climb Torre Principal, the most stunning and highest granite peak of Bariloche.
Celebrate with some local frey hut pizza. And explore other climbs

Day 4:
Climb another route in the morning and hike out.
Night in Hotel

Day 5:
Multipitch in Cerro Lopez, this setting is in front of Nahuel Huapi Lake offering excellent multi pitch climbing on gneiss rock. Just 30 min drive from San Carlos de Bariloche downtown
Night in hotel

Day 6:
Rest day or we have a mellow sport climbing day exploring what is left near Nahuel Huapi and Bariloche
Night in Hotel

GEAR LIST

This gear list is designed for Multiday Expedition in the mountains staying in tents or huts for extended period of time as our Expedition to Monte San Lorenzo, San Valentin, Skiing Ice Cap traverse Mountains as Gorra Blanca on skis

  • Backpack 42-50 lts
  • Sleeping bag ideal 700/800 grams of down fill
  • Sleeping pad as Therm-a-Rest or similar
  • Bivy sack
  • 2 pairs of  sintethic socks (like Columbia or similar)
  • Quick dry pants with Schoeller material (North face, Mammut or similar)
  • Merino wool long underwear
  • Water proof Goretex pants
  • T shirt- Capilene or Merino wool ideal
  • Thin fleece, like Patagonia R1 or similar with a hood ideal
  • Mid fleece layer or synthetic Jacket with some insulation
  • Down jacket or warm puffy
  • Water proof Goretex jacket
  • Thin Fleece gloves for skinning or waiting in belays
  • Thick ski gloves
  • Warm hat
  • Sun hat
  • Sunglasses with UV filter + Goggles
  • Sun screen and lipstick
  • Waterbottle Nalgene or similar
  • Thermos 0.5 liters ideal for warm drinks
  • Crocs

For Ski Trips:

  • Helmet
  • Telemark, Split board  or ski touring skis and bindings
  • Skins
  • Telemark, Snowboard or ski touring boots
  • Shovel, Beacon and probe
  • Boot Crampons and ice axe
  • Ski crampons mandatory specially in the spring
  • Ski poles
  • Harness
  • 2 Locking binners

Camping:

  • Mug  or Small Tupperware – pot for meals- or similar
  • Headlamp (Petzl Tikka plus, Black diamond or similar) – long reach ideal, but lightweight and extra batteries
  • Jetboil or Primus ETALite (ideal)
  • Spoon / fork
  • lighters
  • Pocket knife
  • Iphone/ Ipod music player- optional
  • Earplugs… very recommended (for Mt huts, windy days in tents)
  • Tooth brush and paste

PHOTO GALLERY

One client private USD 2300.-
2 clients: USD 1400.-


UIAGM-IFMGA Mountain Guide
All climbing gear except your shoes

Not included: 
Accommodation in town
Climbing shoes
Climbing clothing


On request in summer time from

ANDESCROSS
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