Jul, Aug, Sep
We’ll meet at Santiago de Chile and drive to the helicopter airport that will take us to El Morado. Briefing session and safety instructions.
The first day will be spent in a not so high route to get used to the altitude and thin air. We’ll go gaining altitude as the days progress, looking for new and untouched places. There’s also the option to rest for a day.
One last day skiing and we’ll return to Santiago to the 5-star Ritz Carlton.
Santiago de Chile
El Morado Lodge & Spa
An Internationally Certified UIAGM / IFMGA Mountain Guide, Rodrigo has been a guide for 30 years. He has led 24 expeditions to Denali and 28 expeditions to Aconcagua — the highest peaks in North and South America, respectively. He has been a member of expeditions to Shisha Pangma and Cho Oyu in the Himalaya, and his climbs in Patagonia include the North and Central Towers of Paine, Agujas Guillaumet and Poincenot, as well as Cerro Torre attempts. He’s made Patagonian Ice Cap explorations including the first east-west traverse of the northern Ice Cap. He holds first ascents in Antarctica, the Andes and Alaska; speed ascents of Denali, Aconcagua, and Juncal. He’s guided the Ellsworth Mountains and Mt. Vinson in Antarctica and has extensive climbing and guiding experience in Yosemite and the Alps, including Frendo Spur and the Grand Jorasses. He’s a former Technical Committee member for the American Mountain Guides Association and a Senior Guide at Exum Mountain Guides in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Rodrigo speaks fluent English, French and Spanish.
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