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Rock Climbing in Puerto Natales: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You

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A good meeting point with its own natural beauties

Puerto Natales is the best starting point for an adventure in Torres del Paine National Park, Chile’s most famous natural wonder which attracts outdoor lovers from all over the world. As it’s the last city before entering the park, it’s also a good place to provide yourself food, gear, fuel and all kinds of supplies at a more affordable price. Rock climbing is one of the top activities in Torres del Paine, a mecca of big wall climbing with many classic routes on its granite spires. Besides being technically difficult and demanding an excellent physical condition, Torres del Paine’s climbing routes present an extra challenge: dealing with the strong and cold winds. Are you ready to challenge yourself in these mythical Patagonian walls? Check out all our programs and make your choice!  Explore-Share only promotes trips led by certified mountain guides.

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FAQs: Rock Climbing in Puerto Natales

What should I know about Rock Climbing Puerto Natales?

Puerto Natales has the peculiarity of being located on the eastern slope of the Andes, unlike most other Chilean cities. And although it is at sea level, the area presents a gentle upward slope and is surrounded by both the hills that belong to the Andes, as well as other independent mountain ranges.

A fantastic environment to prepare yourself and practice some rock climbing before venturing into Torres del Paine or other major challenges of big wall climbing.

Why should I choose Puerto Natales for my Rock Climbing adventure?

Incredible landscapes

You will hardly find anywhere else in Chile such amazing landscapes as in this area. Walking and seeing the Cuernos del Paine, behind the Torres del Paine next to the colorful lakes, rivers and valleys, is an experience you will never forget.

The best pictures

There is no place in the world that offers as impressive panoramic views as those of Torres del Paine and Puerto Natales. If you are lucky, you may even see pumas, since here is one of the greatest concentration of pumas in the world.

Real vacations

There is hardly any cell phone signal. Good news for those who seek to disconnect from routine and live a real vacation. The silence and the immensity of the place will make your mind disconnect and enjoy 100% of nature.

What can I expect from the weather during my Rock Climbing trip in Puerto Natales?

It is a trans-Andean climate with persistence of winds from the southwest and an average intensity of 15 to 20 km/h. During the summer season, wind storms are frequent, and the average speed is 120 km/h or even more.

Which language is predominantly spoken in the Puerto Natales region?

Spanish

What currency is accepted around Puerto Natales?

Chilean peso

How can I get to Puerto Natales?

As for urban transport, Route 9 is the main access that connects it to the south with Punta Arenas, and to the north with Torres del Paine National Park. As for air transport, 7 km north of the city is the Teniente Julio Gallardo Aerodrome, which connects the city with Punta Arenas, Puerto Montt, Castro and Santiago de Chile. Finally, the Naviera de Magallanes offers a weekly service of cargo and passenger transport via ferry that connects the city with Puerto Montt, in Los Lagos region.

When is the best time to travel to Puerto Natales for Rock Climbing?

The southern summer (from October to April) is the best time to travel to Puerto Natales. More precisely, January and February are the hottest months.

What's the country code for the Puerto Natales region?

+56

What people are saying about Rock Climbing | Puerto Natales

Scott

4.00

Carlos is superbien guide! Thanks for a great trip!

Susie

5.00

Carlos is a very accomplished rock climber, speaks great English, and is fun to be around. We felt very safe while climbing with him on the Sharks Fin, and learned a lot too.

Susie

5.00

Carlos is a very accomplished rock climber, speaks great English, and is fun to be around. We felt very safe while climbing with him on the Sharks Fin, and learned a lot too.

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