Spring-Summer Season 2019-2020

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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Cerro Mojón Rojo Ascent

  2 Days
  Elevation gain 1700 meters
  Very difficult: physically very demanding
  1 - 3 people per guide

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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Climb Cerro Eléctrico

  1-2 days
  Elevation gain 1700 m.
  Very difficult: physically very demanding en traverse sur glacier

  1 - 3 people per guide

Cerro Madsen Ascent

  1 Day
  Elevation gain 1300 meters
  Very difficult: physically very demanding

  1 - 3 people per guide

Laguna de los Tres

  1 Day
  Elevation gain 800 meters
  Intermediate difficulty

  2 - 15 people per guide

Laguna Torre

  1 Day
  Elevation gain 400 meters
  Moderate difficulty

  2 - 15 people per guide

​Our feedback on tripadvisor


“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.

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