Climb Cerro Eléctrico

DATA SHEET

 2 Days
 Elevation gain 1700 meters
 Very difficult: training required
 1 - 3 people per guide

Itinerary


Day 1

Transfer to Hostería El Pilar. Trek towards Laguna Sucia, passing trough Piedras Blancas Glacier and Poincenot Campsite. From Laguna Sucia is an scree and scrumble terrain to reach the rock cave below the Rio Blanco Glacier. Aproaching time: aprox 5hs. Vertical gain: Aprox. 800m.

Day 2

We´ll start before sunrise from our bivouac (5-6 am aprox), after 45 min uphill trough rocky terrain, we´ll reach the base of the glacier. From there we´ll continue with crampons and rope to towards the rocky ridge.
We´´l continue with scramble ( grade II & III) and short-roping, plus one pitch of IV ( 15-20m). The views from the top are very impressives! After a break on the summit (2163m), we´ll make one rapel and downclimb the same way back to the rock cave. We´ll get our camping gear and head back to El Chaltén.
The activity will take around 12hs total, with an elevation gain of 900m aprox

  PERSONAL EQUIPMENT

• Backpack 50-60 lts
• Sleeping bag (-15°c)
• Insulating mattress
• Mountaineering boots*
• Bottle or thermo flask 1l
• Synthetic underwear
• 2 polar jackets (100 and 200)
• Fleece jacket or wind stopper (heavy weight)
• Puff jacket (synthetic or down)
• Wool or fleece hat
• Neck warmer, buff, or balaclava
• Sun cap
• Warm pants and t-shirt
• Gloves & waterproof gloves

• Waterproof jacket & pants (gore-tex)
• Gaiters
• Extra socks and t-shirt
• Sunglasses & goggles
• Hygienic set
• Sunbloc & lip protection
• Headlamp
• Pocket knife
• Bivi sac
• Walking poles
• Snickers or light trekking shoes

NOTE: We could rent you the marked items*. Please let us know when you register if this is required (also include your boot size).





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