Author Archives: Manu
We are proud to announce the publishing of our article in the august edition of the Swiss Alpine Club magazine “Die Alpen”!!! It’s all about the story of the last five weeks down in El Chaltén and Cerro Castillo and … Continue reading
As Sudre and I continued our South-America adventure and headed up North, not using the two primitive boards fixed to our feet, we travelled through northern Chile, Boliviaand Peru. But now back to routine again: Skiing! Whatever goes on beyond … Continue reading
Looking at a map of the greater area West of El Chaltén reveals one thing: A big white pattern stretching out for hundreds of kilometres: El Campo Hielo Sur o Hielo Continental. It is the third largest Continental icefield after the … Continue reading
Speaking in golfers language this would be called a “Hole-in-one”! Originally planed as two separated skitours we combined them and pushed the limits more far than we ever thought to be able to. An early start allowed us to bootpack … Continue reading
After some days with rain and hanging out around El Chaltén we were ready to score again. As we had already learnt here the word “approach” has a more demanding meaning. Walking in and out a valley can easily take … Continue reading
We made use of another beautiful day and went to Loma del Diablo (Devil’s Back). Probably one of the most skied mountains in the area but still very rarely visited, so it was again our turn to brake trail.