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Ice Field Expedition 8 Days

In this program, we will circumnavigate the Fitz Roy & Cerro Torre mountain range, covering a distance of aprox. 90km. This is one of the most challenging and impressive trips of Southern Patagonia.

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Gorra Blanca Expedition 5 Days

The objective of this trip is climb the “Gorra Blanca” (2900m/a/s/l), which is located near “Marconi Pass”, at the entrance of the Patagonian Ice Cap. There is a Chilean refuge at the base, which facilitate the logistic.

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​Basecamps Trek 6 Days

This trek gives you the possibility of visiting the main Camps of Fitz Roy & Cerro Torre from North to South, camping on each of them and getting to Paso del Viento! With no doubts, it is worth doing it if you enjoy trekking with camping.

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​Huemul Loop 4 Days

The objective is climbing Cerro Solo, a 2121m (6958 feet) peak, with outstanding views of Fitz Roy & Cerro Torre. The ascent begins at Laguna Torre and goes trough scree and glacier terrain up to 45%. Previous glacier travel experience is required.

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Cerro Solo Ascent 3 Days

The objective of this trip is to climb “Cerro Solo” (2121m/a/s/l), which is a classic mountaineering ascent, challenging but without technical difficulties. The terrain are steep screes, some scramble and glacier slopes between 30° to 50°.

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Climb Aguja Guillaumet 3 Days

Very difficult: training required - Technical experience required: Multi-pitch rock climbing & Ice climbing

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Rock Climb Full Day 1 Day

The activity will take place on the rock climbing areas very close to El Chaltén village. Sport climbing during the morning on single pitch routes from IV to VI grade. Learn the basic knots, how to belay and rappel.

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Ski Full Week 7 Days

For fans and lovers of backcountry ski, El Chaltén offers the possibility to climb and ski moderate mountains with incredible surrounding views of Fitz Roy, Cerro Torre and the Southern Ice Field.

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“Climbing around El Chaltén”

"...As part of a two-week hiking/trekking trip in Patagonia, my wife and I happened to have a free day in El Chaltén. It was supposed to be a rest day, but...the hosteria we stayed at had a beautiful climbing wall literally 30 feet away! (It turns out, all of El Chaltén is closely surrounded by climbing walls, most within walking"


““Best Excursion of the vacation””

"We booked the Full day of Ice Climbing with Mountaineering Patagonia. Merlin was very responsive to our needs prior to our trip and as soon as we got to El Chaltén he walked over to our condo to introduce himself. The night before our trip he stopped by and got us set up and fitted with our equipment so the next morning we were ready to go.
The hike out was long but Merlin kept us entertained the entire 3 hours!
Merlin's knowledge about El Chaltén and the surrounding mountains was spectacular and he was more then willing to answer all our fun gringo questions. I would 100% recommend booking with Mounatineering Patagonia, if we had to do it again we would have stayed in El Chaltén longer and done more excursions. Thanks MERLIN!"


“Exceptional and unforgettable Patagonia! Thank you Merlin”

How can we ever thank you enough for the magic days you gave us at El Chaltén, your hospitality, your knowledge of mountains, geology, the vegetation, the animals etc..made our trip unforgettable. You are a class act man and guide. We were very lucky.

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About Us

We are a Guiding Company, with national AAGM and international UIAGM-IFMGA certifications, specialized in Southern Patagonia. We are located in El Chaltén, were we began our mountain activities in 1998, surrounded by the mythical Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre mountains.
We specialize in Mountain Trips: Hiking, Trekking, Mountain Ascents, Rock Climbing, Ski Touring & Southern Ice Field Expeditions. We consider El Chaltén as a unique place to develop this activities, surrounded by a magnificent atmosphere
We also offer our guiding services in other destinations along year round: North of Patagonia, Mendoza, Chile, Bolivia, Perú & Europe.

¿Why choose Mountaineering Patagonia ?

The Patagonic Mountains are our passion; we chose the Mountain Guides profession to share these experiences with you. We are qualified “Tourist Operators of Los Glaciares National Park” since 2003, and we´ve been guiding in the area since 1998. Our Mountain Guides are certified AAGM (Argentinean Association of Mountain Guides) and IFMGA (International Federation of Mountain Guides Association) and authorized by the APN (National Park´s Administration). We provide a personalized guiding service in the mountains, prioritizing your personal safety and protecting the environment.