• Trip duration
    17 days
  • Trip level
    Hard
  • Max people per guide
    2 people
  • Mountain range
    Andes
  • Best period
    Feb, Oct, Nov

Description

Are you looking for a hard and challenging climb? North Tower of Paine is what you need.

North Tower of Paine is located in one of the most dramatic mountain range of the world: The Paine Range, as part of Tower of Paine National Park, in Chile.

This 17-day guided ascent will take place through a technical route accompanied with the typical climate of Patagonia. A really challenge ahead!

Previous rock climbing experience is a mandatory requirement as well as very good physical shape.

If you want more details of this program in North Tower of Paine, please find below the day-by-day itinerary:

DAY 1

Punta Arenas will be the meeting point. From there we will take you to the hotel where we will check the equipment and have a short talk. Dinner a Chilean meal and sleep in the hotel

DAY 2

We will drive towards Towers of Paine National Park up to Laguna Amarga, our first camp. Horses arrangement for the following days.

DAY 3

With the help of horses we will hike up to our next campsite, camp 1. Overnight there.

DAY 4

Another hiking day in direction to the Ascencio Valley. From here on we must carry double load to next camps.

Camp 2 will be our base camp. It is located in the final section of the forest. From that spot on, we have no more wind protection.

DAY 5

We will move to Camp 2.

DAY 6

We will take the equipment and gear to Camp 3, on the foot of the Towers of Paine.

DAY 7

If winds conditions are ok, we will move to Camp 3.

DAY 8

We will walk directly to the Col Bich with the help of fixed lines. It is the place where the Central Tower meets the North Tower.

We will be surrounded by a contrast among the vast Patagonian Pampa and its Southern ice field.

DAY 9

We’ll continue through the fixed lines to the North Tower. This route reach a grade V with a very hard climb ahead.

DAY 10

It may be the first summit attack. On the contrary, we will hike down to the base camp to recover energies.

DAY 11

Resting day at Camp 2.

DAY 12

If weather conditions help us we will go to Camp 3 again.

DAY 13

A long day awaits. The way to the summit will consists in fixed lines until the final section. Once at the summit of The North Tower, we will descend by rappel to Camp 3.

DAY 14

Descent to Camp 2, our base camp.

DAY 15

Descent to Camp 1, last efforts!

DAY 16

Return to Laguna Amarga.

DAY 17

A transfer will take us back to Punta Arenas where the program finishes. A deserved good-bye dinner will be waiting.

So, contact me now and book your place for this guided expedition up to the highest point of North Tower of Paine.

Price per person

1 Person7000USD
Group of 27000USD

Price includes

  • Guiding fee
  • Accommodation
  • All meals during trip
  • Transport during the trip
  • Luggage transfer during the trip
  • Group equipment
  • Permit and entrance fees

Extras

Meeting point

Punta Arenas

Accommodation

two nights hotel accommodation in Punta Arenas (four star)