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Climb Cerro Vespignani, El Chalten
Climb Cerro Vespignani, El Chalten
Climb Cerro Vespignani, El Chalten
Climb Cerro Vespignani, El Chalten

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!




1 Day


Jan - Mar, Aug - Dec




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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!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Transport during the trip

Secure your spot with just 25% payment

48-hour free cancellation with 30-day advance booking


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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.

Meeting point

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

About the guide: Indio

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Mountain 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 routes in Patagonia, both in Cerro Torre and in the Fitz Roy mountains. I climbed Mount Fitz Roy five times and Mount Torre three times. All of them through different routes and some of them opening a new one.

One of my biggest achievements was the Standhardt - Herron - Egger traverse and the "Directa Huarpe" new route, on the west face of Cerro Torre. As well as climbing the Tehuelche route on the Fitz Roy hill in 16 hours.

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 am also a member of the technical committee of the Argentine Association of Mountain Guides, in which I am part of the staff of instructors for IFMGA guides.

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



Due to bad weather, we had to move the day of the climb, and instead of Indio, Pipa took me to the walls across the river in the Paredon de Los Condores. We had a great day of climbing; Pipa was super chilled and knowledgeable, sharing a lot of helpful tips and guiding me up the wall. We started with easy climbs and kept progressing until maxing it out. I had a lot of fun and I'm looking forward to doing other climbs with Pipa whenever I get a chance to visit Chalten again. Highly recommend.



Had a great time!



(Not Indio) Juan was a very kind and knowledgeable guide. He knew exactly where to take us for warmups and hard climbing routes. His professionalism and attention to detail was clear on the multi pitch route we did - we felt safe and in control the entire time. Juan was also fun and we ended up with tons of local recommendations for things to do for the remainder of our trip. Thank you Patagonia Ascents. Communication was good, attention to detail was great.


Indio was a fun and skillful guide! My friend and I did multi and single pitch with him and felt very safe. We felt like we were climbing with a friend and learned along the way! We will be back, maybe next time mountaineering with Indio!


If you think of organising a trip to the "6miles" in Catamarca, I am in! Thanks for your guiding tour around "El Chalten"!

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