Category Archives: Argentina

Nieve del Sur in the magazine “Die Alpen”

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

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El Chaltén – La ultima vuelta en nieve y hielo: Gorra Blanca, 2907m

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

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El Chaltén – Closing the Circuit at Cerro Electrico

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

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El Chaltén – Punta Velluda y Cerro Madsen

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

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El Chaltén – Loma del Diablo

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.

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El Chaltén – Cerro Vespignani

The internet finally picked up some speed and at least one of us is more in the mood of adding some text to the blog… What can we say about Cerro Vespignani? Perhaps that it was the initial peak that … Continue reading

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Two iconic Roads: Carretera Austral y Ruta 40

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