Jorge is an IFMGA certified mountain guide from Argentina and he has planned a 7-day ski tour around the Bariloche highlights. Don't miss this opportunity!
Private and Group
Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
This trip consists in 6 days of pure backcountry skiing, picking the best lines and good snow runs that Bariloche has to offer. I know the secrets, I have been skiing here since 1992 and guiding since 1999. As you may know, this region is one of the favorite destinations for mountaineers and skiers from all over the world.
This program is specially designed for experts and intermediate skiers. However, I will help you find the proper itineraries according to your level so as to make best use of the days.
The best season to come to Bariloche and have a great ski touring time is during the winter. The ideal period of the year is from July till early November.
I will lead a group of at least 2 guests and the meeting point will be at the Bariloche's airport. Please find the complete day-by-day program at the bottom of this page.
I also offer several ski touring trips in other points of Argentina and Chile. We can either leave privately or you can join an open group. You can choose among Frey (in Bariloche), the Chilean volcanoes or the Antarctica. If you find this option interesting, please check out my program here.
So, contact me for further details and make your reservation for next winter! I will be waiting for you.
- Guiding fee
- Transport during the trip
Ski in the slack country of Cerro Catedral Ski Resort where we warm up our legs. Short ski touring with small hikes and ski tours taking advantage of lifts.I will show you the highlights and hidden places of the area where we ski since 1992.We’ll have a nice short hike to the ridges, enjoying the views of the Andes. Night in the hotel.
We’ll take the ski lift to the ridge of Cerro Catedral, where our trip to the Frey Hut starts. We will ski down to the Van Titter’s valley and then, ski up to finally get to the hut. Ski some more, some nice tours and then spend the night in Frey
Ski touring day nearby Frey hut, explore and enjoy nice long tours between different valleys. Night in Frey hut.
We will spend one more day skiing in the area surrounded by granite spires and then head out to town for a good dinner. Night in Hotel.
According to conditions we choose the best day trip to do and spend a full day out in the mountains. Could be Cerro Lopez, Challhuaco, Catedral, Cerro Bayo or another scenic day trip.
UIAGM-IFMGA-IVBV Mountain Guide
My name is Jorge, and I am one of the first IFMGA/UIAGM Certified Mountain Guides in Argentina. I got my full UIAGM-IFMGA certification in 2005. I was one of the pioneer mountain guides in Argentina and Chile to introduce Ski Mountaineering and Backcountry Skiing back in 1999.
In 2009, I became one of the first Argentines to work as a Ski Guide on the Antarctic Peninsula and ski peaks in that area. I helped, co-worked and guided ski athletes from Salomon, Arcteryx, Smith and the North face, such as Xavier de Le Rue, Luca de Bari, Eric Hjorleifson and other pro-athletes of the ski industry in the production of ski films in Argentina and Chile.
I have been guiding across Patagonia for more than 15 years now. In the past few years I have also guided in Antarctica, Norway and Iceland.
Patagonia is my home. This is where I started to develop most of my guiding skills and experiences at an early age. Today, I spend half of the year guiding overseas, and the other half guiding in Argentina and Chile.
Regarding my personal resume as a guide and sportsman, some of the highlights include classic Granite climbs in Yosemite National Park like the Half Dome Regular NW face in a day and Sentinel Rock (Herbert- Chouinard route); several ski mountaineering expeditions to Alaska including the inner Chugach range; the Wrangell's-Saint Elias range, spending two weeks in a tent in the Icefield, skiing couloirs and faces as much as we could. Other great mountaineering expeditions I went on include:
- A remote expedition to Mariano Moreno in the Patagonian Icefield
- Several rock climbs in Europe, like the Dolomites, Slovakia, French and Swiss Alps, and Spain
- Guiding the Mont Blanc ascent on skis
- Technical classic ice/rock Rebuffat- Terray on Pelerins in Chamonix
- Frendo Spur in Chamonix
- Fitz Roy and other satellites spires in Patagonia
I happily spend a lot of my time on skis, and guiding mostly technical backcountry and volcanoes in Patagonia.
I’m fluent in Spanish and English.
French | English
UIAGM | IFMGA
The trip was really successful. I got an excellent guide Pablo, I am sorry that didn't know his surname. Pablo is very professional and responsible guide. He knows an area perfectly, very attentive and caring in relation to client. Thanks to him I did evan more than really could. I learnt with him a new ski techniques and my ski level really rose. Patagonian mountains is a place of strongest beauty and I think that to spend there even a few days is a rare success. I surely recommend Andescross company and guide Pablo for turing skiing in Patagonia.
Everything was great from Explore-share communication to communication with Jorge to the guide I had for two days (Thanks Kiki!). Plenty of flexibility and services.
This ascent was a lifelong dream come true! It was by far the best ski trip I've ever done. Everything went smoothly with the organization Explore-Share's organization and all the preparation and necessary gear were clearly detailed beforehand, and I finally reached the long-awaited summit of Mt. Tronador, thanks in large part to Jorge's expert guiding. He did a really outstanding job at guiding me safely and professionally all the way. He found the right rhythm, knew when to push me to go hard in the tough sections and when to take it easy and relax. It was an experience I'll never forget and I will definitely be contacting him again for more ascents around Bariloche! Thank you Jorge!!
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