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2-day Cerro Madsen guided off piste snowboarding tour

Climb and snowboard one of the jewels of El Chaltén: Cerro Madsen. Your guide will be local IFMGA-certified Merlín who will lead this challenging full day tour only suitable for experts.

Mountain RangeAndes
Duration2 days
Offer periodJul, Aug, Sep
Skill LevelAdvanced
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified

Description

Ready to live an amazing adventure in a breathtaking scenery? Then join me on this 2-day Cerro Madsen guided off piste snowboarding tour.

While Cerro Madsen is one of the busiest places to visit in summer, it’s quiet different in winter. The trails, the surroundings, its slopes and its summit are painted white by snow and invite you to live an uncrowded snowboarding experience.

This 2-day program will start and finish at El Chaltén, from where we’ll drive to our trail head in El Pilar Farm. Once there we’ll start our hike up to Poincenot Camp,to set up our base camp, and continue to hike and use our skins to reach the point from where we’ll enjoy an amazing ride down

We’ll spend the night at our camp and go for another run the next day.

This trip will allow you to experience unique untracked slopes but it will also amazed you with incredible views of the Mount Fitz Roy and its surroundings.

Remember that to join this tour you must be an advanced snowboarder and be physically prepared. It’s a very demanding adventure!

If you feel you’re up to the task, send your request and book. I’ll take you on an unbelievable trip!

Looking for a similar trip on the other side of the Andes? Take a look at my 8 day splitboarding tour in the Chilean Volcanoes.

Meeting point

El Chalten

Disclaimer

I will have the final call to modify either partially or totally any program when safety conditions require.

More info

I will have a VHF Radio or Sat Phone and a First-aid kit. Recommended equipment: • 30-40 lts daypack • Water bottle & thermo 1l • Lunch box • Synthetic or merino base layers • 2 fleeces (100-200) • Hooded puff jacket • 2 pairs of gloves • Buff & warm hat • Waterproof pants & jacket • Sunglasses & googles • Sunbloc & lip protection • Trekking shoes • Gaiters • Headlamp • Splitboarding gear • Ski crampons and regular crampons • Ski poles • Beacon-shovel-probe

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About the guide

Certified UIAGM-IFMGA Mountain Guide from Argentina.

I live in El Chaltén since 1998. I'm originally from Bariloche and I started with mountain activities when I was 15 years old. I've done climbing and ascents in many mountains of Patagonia, Perú, Bolivia, United States and Europe; such as Fitz Roy, Cerro Torre, Alpamayo, El Capitán, Mont Blanc and Aconcagua among others. I'm also a Ski Instructor and I am passionate for backcountry ski.

I speak fluent English, Italian and French and have been leading trips and expeditions for more than 20 years. I work together with a group of guides, so if I'm not available for the trip you request, one of my colleagues will guide you!


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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 464 each

Group of 2

USD 258 each

Group of 3

USD 207 each

Group of 4

USD 181 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Transport during the trip

Price details

• Included: Technical equipment: crampons, harness, rope, etc. / Not included: Personal Equipment and lunch box.


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