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Cerro Madsen full day climbing program

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A fantastic climbing day in Cerro Madsen, reaching its summit and enjoying an unforgettable panoramic view. Your guide will be local IFMGA-certified Manuel.

Not specified

Andes

1 Day

Jan, Feb, Mar, Dec

Fit

Beginner


Description

Cerro Madsen (1806 m) is a beautiful peak near El Chalten, ideal for those in search of reaching a gentle summit in South Patagonia. During this climbing day in Cerro Madsen you’ll also enjoy one of the most wonderful views in the world.

Regarding the itinerary, we will leave very early in the morning from El Chaltén. We can take a transfer to El Pilar or walk from the city. Once we reach the Poincenot Camp, we will cross the Rio Blanco and then begin our ascent to the Laguna de los Tres, a wonderful viewpoint of the Fitz Roy Massif.

Once in the lagoon we’ll see Cerro Madsen to our right. The snow that we will find during the ascent will depend on the season of year and the general conditions of the mountain. The best months are from December till March. The rest of the year, especially in winter, we can ascend it with skins and enjoy then a great ski descent.

Want to join me? So please fill out the form and start the booking for your group. I have no doubt that it will be a fantastic climbing day in South Patagonia!

Prices per person

Price last updated by the guide on: Nov 23, 2022

Group of 1

USD 645 Each

Group of 2

USD 345 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Transport during the trip

- Personal insurance

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

Price details

Technical gear includes: harness, carabineers, crampons, helmet, rope, ice axes, snow pegs, ice screws. Emergency kit: VHF/UHF radio, first aid kit, glacier travel/rescue kit.


Details

Meeting point

El Chaltén. Participants are responsible for their own transportation to El Chaltén. The easiest way to get there is flying from Buenos Aires to El Calafate. For those who come from other points I also recommend getting to El Calafate and from there, take the bus to El Chaltén.

About the guide

UIAGM/IFMGA Mountain Guide from Argentina

Based in El Chaltén, south Patagonia, since 2000. I was the first guide to complete the AAGM (Argentine Mountain Guides Association) complete training platform.

I did the first Argentinean guided ascent of Mt. Fitz Roy via Supercolouir route (la Supercanaleta). I have guided Aguja Guillaumet more than 25 times. I also guided Aconcagua, Alpamayo (Peru), Matterhorn (Switzerland), Mont Blanc, Dent du Geant (France), The Rockies & The Bugaboos (Canada), Torres del Paine (Chile), among others.

I am also member of El Chaltén Search and Rescue team. I have several WFR certificates with different schools such as NOLS & Fundacion Ecomed.

I speak Spanish, English and French fluently

My biggest passion is Alpine Rock climbing & Ski Mountaineering. Get in touch with me if you are interested in discovering the unique spots in the Fitz Roy massif, and other gems around El Chaltén! I work together with a group of guides, so if I'm not available when requested, one of my colleagues will guide you.

Languages

French | English

Certificates

AAGM | UIAGM | IFMGA

Residence

El Chaltén, Argentina


What people are saying about Manuel Quiroga

Erik Roslund

5.00

January, 2020

Our Guide Juan did an excellent job . He was courteous, informative and a pleasure to spend the day with . He’s an experienced climber and knows his way around the mountains . I would definitely contact Juan again for any future adventures . Well worth every penny !

Preetha Naidu

5.00

November, 2018

Manuel was very knowledgeable and worked with me with what I wanted to climb and learn. With his help, I climbed my first multi-pitch route! Would definitely recommend!




 

 

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