Explore-Share logo and link to home

Mountain Climbing in Ushuaia

Ushuaia is the southernmost city in the world, located in the province of Tierra del Fuego, Argentina.

Although the strong point here is the backcountry skiing -due to the excellent snow quality, especially during the Patagonian winter- mountain climbing is an activity that grows more and more in the summer and spring seasons. The Cerro Alvear, the Martial Glacier, the Cerro Portillo, Olivia or Cerro Domo Blanco are just some spots of interest among mountaineers who get Ushuaia in search of a truly southern-hemisphere experience. Find more mountain climbing options in Ushuaia here below.

Top mountain climbing trips | Ushuaia:


There are many reasons for choosing Mountain Climbing in Ushuaia

If you love mountain climbing do not miss the ascent of Cerro Alvear, in the southernmost part of the Andes Mountains. It is a semi-technical ascent with great views between the sea and the mountain.


Good to know:




Argentine Peso

Best time to visit

From December to February


The average temperature in winter is 2°C and there are few hours of light. In summer the sun does not hide until 10 PM and the average temperature is 15°C

How to get there

The best option is to go by plane (from anywhere in Argentina or Chile). If you go by land from the Argentine side, you have to drive to the border with Chile, where you must do the Immigration and Customs paperworks. In Chilean territory you must go to the Punta Delgada Crossing, where you and your vehicle will cross the Strait of Magellan on a raft, to reach Tierra del Fuego

Need help discovering your next adventure?



Find more mountain climbing trips in Argentina


Join our newsletter!

Stay up-to-date on the best adventures.