Frey 3-day guided summer climbing tour

Enjoy an amazing 3-day summer rock climbing and hiking tour around the Frey Hut. Do it with Jorge, local IFMGA-certified mountain guide.

 
 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

3 days

Mountain Range

Andes

People per Guide

2 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

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

Type of Trip

Not specified


 

I am happy to invite you to live 3 unforgettable days around the Frey Hut.

As you may know, Frey is one of the best mountain huts in Patagonia. It lies in the peaceful wilderness of the Nahuel Huapi National Park. Furthermore, the alpine landscape, its beautiful granite spires as well as the wide variety of climbs make Frey one of the best areas to practice rock climbing.

During this 3-day climbing tour we will first hike into the Toncek Lagoon’s Valley, which is 1700 meters high. Then it will be time to practice some rock climbing in the different spires that the Frey Valley has for you. Among them you will find these multi-pitch routes:

  • Frey or El Tonto Needles,
  • La Vieja,
  • Campanile,
  • Cohete Lunar,
  • El Abuelo.

If you want to join me on this summer adventure around the Frey Hut keep in mind you have to be an intermediate climber with a good fitness level. However, there are also many other itineraries suitable for beginners. All the climbing routes in the area are protected with bolts and modern safety estructures. You have no excuses!!!

The best part of this experience is that by the end of the day we can go for a refreshing bath on the waters of the Toncek Lagoon. Then we’ll have dinner and sleep in the warm and cozy Frey Hut.

This amazing program can be done from September to April, during the spring and summer. There are many other interesting trips in these seasons, like this 3-day climbing tour in Mount Tronador that I also offer.

Want to join me on this adventure? Get in touch with me now! Fill out the form and I will happily answer as soon as possible!


Price per person

 
Group of 2
660 USD

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
 

 

What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund. Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.

What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).

What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.

 

Itinerary

 
  • Day 1: Bariloche - Frey Hut

    We will head to the Frey Hut for some rock climbing options! This place is a fantastic spot for climbers of all levels. Climbs goes from 1 to 5 pitches. Overnight at the Frey Hut.

  • Day 2: Pure rock climbing!

    Full day of rock climbing in different valleys and spires. I will help you with some tips so that you can improve your skills and techniques. We can spend the night in tents or in the hut.

  • Day 3: Bariloche

    Hiking back down to Bariloche. End of the program.

 
 

Other details

 
Skill level required
Beginner
Fitness level required
Fit
Meeting point
Bariloche
 

About the Guide

 
 

UIAGM-IFMGA-IVBV Mountain Guide

My name is Jorge, and I am one of the first IFMGA/UIAGM Certified Mountain Guides in Argentina. I got my full UIAGM-IFMGA certification in 2005. I was one of the pioneer mountain guides in Argentina and Chile to introduce Ski Mountaineering and Backcountry Skiing back in 1999.

In 2009, I became one of the first Argentines to work as a Ski Guide on the Antarctic Peninsula and ski peaks in that area. I helped, co-worked and guided ski athletes from Salomon, Arcteryx, Smith and the North face, such as Xavier de Le Rue, Luca de Bari, Eric Hjorleifson and other pro-athletes of the ski industry in the production of ski films in Argentina and Chile.

I have been guiding across Patagonia for more than 15 years now. In the past few years I have also guided in Antarctica, Norway and Iceland.

Patagonia is my home. This is where I started to develop most of my guiding skills and experiences at an early age. Today, I spend half of the year guiding overseas, and the other half guiding in Argentina and Chile.

Regarding my personal resume as a guide and sportsman, some of the highlights include classic Granite climbs in Yosemite National Park like the Half Dome Regular NW face in a day and Sentinel Rock (Herbert- Chouinard route); several ski mountaineering expeditions to Alaska including the inner Chugach range; the Wrangell's-Saint Elias range, spending two weeks in a tent in the Icefield, skiing couloirs and faces as much as we could. Other great mountaineering expeditions I went on include:
- A remote expedition to Mariano Moreno in the Patagonian Icefield
- Several rock climbs in Europe, like the Dolomites, Slovakia, French and Swiss Alps, and Spain
- Guiding the Mont Blanc ascent on skis
- Technical classic ice/rock Rebuffat- Terray on Pelerins in Chamonix
- Frendo Spur in Chamonix
- Fitz Roy and other satellites spires in Patagonia

I happily spend a lot of my time on skis, and guiding mostly technical backcountry and volcanoes in Patagonia.

I’m fluent in Spanish and English.

 
 
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