Climb Cerro Vespignani, El Chalten

Cerro Vespignani is one of the mountains we can climb whatever the climate is. So you have no excuses. Let's discover the amazing lands of El Chalten together!

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

1 day

Mountain Range

Andes

People per Guide

3 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Jan, Feb, Mar, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    Cerro Vespignani is one of the many hills with an imposing sight in El Chaltén, Patagonia. Forests, lakes, snow, glaciers, serac and many other surfaces that we must walk on in order to reach to the top.

    Once there, we can admire the majestic Fitz Roy mount, the Lake of The Desert and other most characteristic points of the region.

    We will park the cars to start our hike to the Huemul Glacier oriel and the Cerro Vespignani.

    If the climate helps, from the Huemul glacier and Cerro Vespignani we have great views. Indeed, we can see the Fitz Roy, the Cerro Torre, Agujas and the Lago del Desierto (Lake of the Desert).

    We finally reach the summit  at 2040 m.

    And of course, we will celebrate the end of the trip with a delicious meal!

    Please get in touch with me if you and your friends are interested in this amazing ascent. You won’t regret it!

    Other emblematic ascents in El Chaltén area include Aguja Guillaumet and Cerro Solo. Check them out!

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    1320 USD

    Group of 2
    660 USD

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
    • Transport during the trip
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     

    Other details

     
    Meeting point

    El Chaltén, a Patagonian village surrounded by huge glaciers and mountains.

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    Although Patagonian weather is unstable, it is one of the mountains we can climb whatever the climate is. That’s why the possibilities of getting to the summit are very high.

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    I am an IFMGA and a High Mountain AAGM certified Mountain Guide. I was born in San Juan, where I found my passion for the mountains when I was a child. Today my home is El Chalten, this magical place where I have my family and where I work and live since 2008.

    I have climbed many different peaks along the Andes, as well as in Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, France, Spain, Germany Italy, Austria and Switzerland. I have climbed great mountains and new froutes in Patagonia, both in Cerro Torre and in the Fitz Roy mountains.

    One of my biggest achievments was the Standhardt - Herron - Egger traverse and the "Directa Huarpe" new route, on the west face of Cerro Torre. Including this ascent, I have climbed Cerro Torre three times and Fitz Roy four times.

    I also guide in the Central Andes, in places such as Cerro Mercedario and Vallecitos in Mendoza, among other mountains. I am also a Mountaineering and Climbing instructor in different associations and member of the relief committee at the Club Andino Mercedario of the San Juan Province.

    I guide my clients mainly in Patagonia. I spend summer in the town of El Chalten and I move to Bariloche, in northern Patagonia, in the winter, where I guide more technical excursions, like ice and/or rock climbing, as well as classic mountaineering ascents. During the year I also guide in the mountains of Peru, Bolivia and in Europe.

    Even when I’m not working I enjoy climbing, bouldering, sport skiing and mountaineering.Keeping at my highest level of performance helps me ensure my clients’ safety, that is always my top priority.

     
     

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    What People are Saying about Indio Treu

     

    Indio was an amazing guide! I am safe and sound on the ground now :) He was very knowledgeable about the terrain and weather patterns; he changed plans, urged me to move faster accordingly. He answered all my questions and was really patient with my slowness. As for the climb, it\'s a great intro to Alpine world. I\'m primarily a rock climber, so the ice/snow part was all new. The ice/snow part was strenuous, but doable as a completely newbie, and basically you can be pulled up or lowered if you\'re struggling. Approach was long, rocky, and windy. What a great experience. Highly recommend Indio and the climb!
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    Elaine Mau
    Indio is an awesome guide and all around great guy. The trip up Aguja Guillaumet is absolutely amazing, we took the Comensana-Fonrouge route cause the Amy coluoir was in bad condition. Indio found a two day window of good weather for the climb. He also spent a day climbing in town to go over \"systems\" and gauge my ability. A great trip I will never forget. Can\'t say enough good things about Indio!
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    Brian Banta
    Our trip with Indio over the Ice Cap was fantastic. At the pre-departure meeting, Indio showed us several variations which helped us make decisions that allowed us to work out a way to still participate (I had an injury, therefore a low fitness level).Indio showed great patience; he adjusted the pace accordingly and his experience was evident over the course of a week. The weather was kind and allowed us outstanding views on the Glacier and from the many various high points along the way. We particularly enjoyed the rock scrambling and dodging the many crevasses! Our group was good humoured and worked well as a team; my partner and I felt we were with a group of friends, rather than a private guided trip. I\'d recommend Indio for anyone considering this type of adventure.
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    Lisa McCarthy & Mark Dabbs
    Beautiful moment shared. First summit in the Fitzroy line. Magical and fascinating place. We climbed through the route Amy for the summit Guillaumet. Indio is the perfect, Professional and passionate, he\'s a perfect guide to do quality with security. Next time, we plan to clim both pics: Cerro Torres and Fitzroy. Enjoy seb
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