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Ascent to Tronador, Argentinean Peak

Tronador Ascent
Tronador Ascent
Tronador Ascent
Tronador Ascent

Mount Tronador, in the Argentinean Patagonia, is one of the most iconic peaks in the area! Summit it with Pablo, IFMGA certified mountain guide.

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Andes

1 Day

Jan - Mar, Oct - Dec


Description

Advanced excursions in the area of the Otto Meiling Refuge, Mount Tronador. Starting for the refuge, we'll summit the Argentine peak of one of the most iconic mountains in North Patagonia!

The excursion takes 8 to 12 hours. This will depend on the pace and the glacier conditions.

Due to the duration and character of the endeavour a good physical condition is mandatory. Besides, technical experience helps but is not a must.

The ascent starts around 4AM. Then, we cover 4.4 miles and 4430 feet across spectacular snowy glaciers and steep ridges. We reach the summit around noon. After a peek from the top the descent starts using the same route to get back to the refuge. Hopefully, we arrive not later than 3PM.

For operational and safety reasons there is a limit of two clients per guide. Another guide can join us in case of a larger group.

In this 1-day program, we go to the summit of the Argentinean Peak of Mt. Tronador from the Otto Meiling Refuge. You must do on your own the hike up from Pampa Linda to the refuge, where we'll meet. You must sleep there the night before because on summit day we start early in the morning. The path that goes up from Pampa Linda to the Meiling refuge is well marked, and you shouldn't have trouble doing it on your own if you have some previous experience in mountain trekking.

In any case, let me know if you are interested in reaching the top of one of the most iconic mountains of Bariloche region!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Personal insurance

- Mountain guide expenses

- Rope

- Harness

- Helmet

- Crampons

- Ice axe


Details

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Recommended clothing: thermal and polar fabrics for legs and torso, warm gloves and hut, over pants, a jacket with a hood, gaiters, thermal socks, good quality sunglasses, sunscreen and hydration system.

I also carry a cell phone, VHF radio, GPS and first aid kit.

Meeting point

At the Otto Meiling refuge if you choose the 1-day option.

About the guide

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Pablo

5.00

(2)

Mountain Guide

AAGM-certified high mountain guide with international IFMGA certification, paragliding pilot (with tandem license) and physical education teacher.
I have made numerous climbs, ascents and ski trips in Patagonia, Mendoza, Chile, Peru, Bolivia, Spain and the French Alps.
I work as an instructor and director in numerous mountain guide courses for the AAGM. I have opened many sport and multi-pitch routes in the Bariloche area and I am also author of climbing guide "Bariloche Vertical", published five times since 2004. In sport climbing I reach the grade of 8b worked and 7c on sight.
As a paragliding pilot, I have made numerous +100 kms flights in the mountains of Patagonia and several "hike and fly" tours, where I combine climbing mountains and flying down.
I look forward to guiding you in the beautiful mountains of Patagonia.

Languages

English

Certificates

AAGM | UIAGM | IFMGA

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What people are saying about Pablo

Julian

5.00

It was an amazing trip!! We had no experience in paragliding but the guides made us feel very very safe, they have a lot of experience and are very professionals. If you are in Bariloche, don't miss the chance to fly with them. And also the Explore-Share team was always willing to help. 10/10!!

Hesler

5.00

The paragliding experience was unbelievable! Getting to see Bariloche and it's surrounding lake and mountains was breathtaking. I would definitely do this again. Pablo was an amazing guide. He was very knowledgable and had a lot of experience paragliding. He gave clear instructions on how to take off and made you feel safe every step of the away. Throughout the trip, he will capture pics and videos for you to take home. He was very friendly and always looked out for your best interest.


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