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If you are a backcountry enthusiast and you are looking for a short but fascinating outing in El Chalten, these program are for you!
El Chalten (400m) is a small mountain village located in the province of Santa Cruz, in Argentina’s southern Patagonia region. It lays within the Los Glaciares National Park (7,269.27km2), the largest natural reserve in the country. Surrounded by stunning peaks in the southern Andes (6,961m), magnificent glaciers, glacial lakes, and virgin forests, El Chalten is considered to be Argentina’s Trekking Capital.
The village’s surroundings offer great backcountry terrain for all levels, amazing snow, and impressive views. While El Chalten is a top mountaineering destination, the area preserves its wild abundant nature, far away from the crowds.
During these tours, we will explore El Chalten’s magnificent surrounding peaks. You can join me on a 1-day trip or a longer journey. I will tailor the itinerary according to your time availability, prior experience, and goals, as well as to the snow and weather conditions in the area. Some of the sites we usually visit are Cerro Vespigniani (2,146m), Loma del Diablo (1,800m) and Laguna De Los Tres (700m). Whatever route we choose, we will probably enjoy breathtaking views to the Fitz Roy (3,405m) and Cerro Torre (3,128m) mountains, as well as to the Southern Patagonian Ice Field (12,363 km2), the world’s second largest contiguous non-polar ice field.
I will take a maximum of 4 people on these trips. Participants must be in good shape and have prior off-piste snowboarding experience. They also need to take their own personal equipment, including regular and splitboarding crampons.
If you are in El Chalten, don’t miss these beautiful splitboarding getaways! Send me your booking request now.
For your reference, I also offer a ski touring version of these programs. If you are looking for a longer splitboarding adventure in the area, I recommend the guided splitboarding week. If you would like to consider other winter/spring activities in El Chalten, check out the ascent to Gorra Blanca and the ski tour day in De Los Tres Glacier.
El Chalten village, province of Santa Cruz, Argentina
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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