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Climb the Central Tower in Torres del Paine via the Bonington – Whillans route (5 days)

Climb the Central Tower in Torres del Paine via the Bonington – Whillans route (5 days)
Torres del Paine
Torres del Paine
Torres del Paine

An IFMGA-certified mountain guide takes you to the summit of the Central Tower, a huge granite wall in the Chilean Patagonia. Join them for 5 days and discover the amazing Torres del Paine National Park!!



5 Days

Jan - Mar, Dec




* Explore a beautiful National Park in Chile.

* Climb a huge granite wall with an expert.

* Try yourself with a challenging climbing route.


The Chilean Andes offers stunning spots for climbing adventures. This 5-day trip is your chance to explore the Torres del Paine National Park and climb its Central Tower. Join me for an unforgettable high-altitude experience!

The Torres del Paine are three impressive granite peaks that belong to the Paine Massif. This mountain range in an eastern spur of the Andes is located within the Torres del Paine National Park, 112km north of Puerto Natales, and 312km north of Punta Arenas.

On this 5 day trip, we will ascend the Central Tower (2,460m) via the Bonington – Whillans route. Opened in 1963 by Chris Bonington and Don Whillans, it is a multi-pitch line with a grade VI level of difficulty (sustained). On this vertical wall, you will experience one of the most challenging climbs in Patagonia!

In addition, we will spend 5 days in this scenic National Park in the heart of the Chilean Patagonia. Elected as the fifth most beautiful region in the world by National Geographic, and the Eighth Wonder of the World by TripAdvisor, it is one of the most popular destinations in Chile.

Please keep in mind that this program is suitable for advanced rock climbers with an excellent fitness level.

So, if you would like to explore a unique National Park and climb a huge rock with an expert, just contact me. Let me take you to the Central Tower of the Torres del Paine National Park!

I also offer a shorter ascent to the North Tower. Check it out here.

Price includes

- Accommodation included

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Permit and entrance fees

- Porters


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Price Adjustments

SenoretBrothers reserves the right to adjust (increase or decrease) the price of a trip due to changes in exchange rates, increases in air fares or other transportation costs, taxes, or if government action should require us to do so. In the event the price adjustment is an increase, SenoretBrothers will be responsible for the first 2% of the increase and Client will be responsible for the balance.

Changes to Itinerary

Client acknowledges that the nature of this type of travel requires considerable flexibility and changes to the itinerary may occur. Therefore, the agreed upon itinerary does not serve as a contractual obligation on the part of SenoretBrothers. Client understands that the route, schedules, itinerary, amenities and mode of transportation may be changed without prior notice due to local circumstances or events, which may include sickness or mechanical break down, flight cancellation, strikes, events occurring due to political disputes, entry or border difficulties, climate and other unpredictable or unforeseeable circumstances. In the unlikely event the group is unable to travel as described on the itinerary due to weather or road closures, additional accommodations may be required. Expenses for additional accommodations will be charged to the Client.

Meeting point

Punta Arenas or Puerto Natales.


What are some recommended accommodations near our adventure location?

We understand that finding the perfect place to stay is an essential part of your adventure experience. To help you with this, we’ve curated a list of three highly recommended hotels that offer comfort, convenience, and a touch of local charm. These accommodations are well-suited for adventurers looking to relax and rejuvenate after an exciting day of exploration
Hostal Lago Palena Palena Chile
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Hotel Simple Patagonia Futaleufú Chile
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Cabañas Paraiso Patagonico Palena Chile
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About the guide

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Mountain Guide

IFMGA/UIAGM Mountain Guide from Chile

I was born in 1990, and I always been surrounded by mountains, with family and friends in the Andes.

I did the first Chilean ascent to Cerro Torre via Ferrari route, four ascents to Mt, Fitz Roy, more than 12 to Torres del Paine and the first alpine traverse of the three towers.

I also climbed in the Himalayas, Yosemite, and other Andean countries such as Argentina, Bolivia and Peru.

I did the IFMGA/UIAGM aspirant course in 2017 in Bolivia, and completed the AIARE level 2 avalanche training.

I work together with my brother Juan (we are the Señoret Brothers). Contact me if you want to discover the most beautiful mountain spots in Chile!



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What people are saying about Cristobal



Everything was great- we lucked out and had good snow!



Cristobel was a very knowledgeable guide and he provided a good level of encouragement to push me through hard sections of climbing rather than letting me give up. Unfortunately, my original guide for two days of climbing was unable to make it and so I was rebooked for 1 day of climbing with Cristobel. What was upsetting about this was that it was more expensive to complete 1 day of climbing compared to the two days I was originally booked in for. I ended up having to pay more money for half the climbing. I think Explore-Share could improve by having a more consistent price structure for the guides, or at least being clear about why one guide is more expensive.



Great guide. Picked a well-rounded spot for a new group, with numerous options. Understanding of our lack of time at altitude. Great guy.



Excellent day at Portillo with Cristobal. He gave us several options in a planning session the night before. He also communicated well on the day of about current conditions and what we were seeing. We ended up doing a secondary objective due to what we saw in the field.



We had a great trip with Cristobal Senoret in torres del paine!  He was very knowledgeable and helpful.  Beautiful backcountry.

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