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Ice Clinics in El Chaltén (2 days, 1 night)

Join the local IFMGA certified mountain guide Alberto in these ice climbing courses of 1,2 or 3 days. El Chaltén is undoubtedly the best spot to practice this activity.

Mountain RangeAndes
Duration2 days
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr
Skill LevelBeginner
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate


If you’d like to know all the secrets of ice climbing, El Chaltén is the best school.

Instead of “courses”, I would like to name them “Ice Clinics”. They imply a different way of learning this activity. I think that some ice climbing techniques should be taught from a new perspective. That is why I have planned these learning days in El Chaltén for all levels of climbers.

This program consists in applying a special way of training depending on the level and expertise of each participant. Therefore, I have designed these ice climbing clinics with different orientations, according to the expectations of my guests.

In this 2-day program, you will find the best opportunity to learn from the most basic notions to the most advanced techniques. In this way, once the course finishes, you will be able to climb autonomously in ice and snow environments.

Come to El Chaltén during the Patagonian summer, from January to March-April. I am sure you will take the best from this ice clinic, in which you will become a qualified climber.

And if after this experience, you want to have a first contact with alpine snow, I recommend this glacier walk up to the Gorra Blanca Mount.

Contact me now for further information and make your reservation for the next season! It will be my pleasure to be your instructor during these days in El Chaltén. 

More info

It is mandatory to bring climbing boots.

Meeting point

El Chaltén



About the guide

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Since 1985 we have been operating the best trekking programs in southern Patagonia. We are always looking for new itineraries, unique expeditions, little known spots, and we offer the highest quality outdoor activities in the area... A good example of this are our classic Ice Field Expeditions that have been running with great success for many years.

Our mountaineering origin made us choose this pristine part of the Andes; Southern Patagonia is a place ruled by immense glaciers, rough weather, and mountains such as Mt Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre, a place not to miss.
We hope you join us in one of our programs so our guides can show you what Patagonia is about. We offer the best hotels, lodges and camping arrangements to suit everyone.

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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 1021 each

Group of 2

USD 722 each

Group of 3

USD 635 each

Group of 4

USD 526 each

Group of 5

USD 526 each

Group of 6

USD 423 each

Group of 7

USD 423 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Transport during the trip

• Permit and entrance fees

• Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

• Camping equipment: Sleeping bag, Sleeping pad

Price details

• Box lunch on day 2 included. Not included: Lunch on day 1 and personal equipment.

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