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Ski touring day in Valle del Mosquito, near El Chalten (Patagonia Sur)

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Valle del Mosquito

Come to El Chalten, Argentina, for a ski touring experience in Valle del Mosquito. Juan Raselli, IFMGA-mountain guide, will show you the best descents of the area!

Private

Andes

1 Day

Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

Occasional

Intermediate


Highlights

  • Discover a beautiful region of the Argentine Patagonia.
  • Experience the thrill of ski touring in Valle del Mosquito, near El Chalten.
  • Enjoy amazing panoramic views of the Andes.

Description

Are you looking for a fun outdoor adventure in the Argentine Patagonia? Then follow me on this ski touring outing in Valle del Mosquito, near El Chalten!

El Chalten, in the Province of Santa Cruz, Argentina, is a scenic mountain village surrounded by the Andes. Popular among tourists from all over the world, this region of southern Patagonia offers stunning opportunities for winter sports lovers.

On this ski touring outing, we will go to Valle de los Mosquitos, an alpine valley with huge powder snow terrain. In this location, we will find descents for all levels and enjoy panoramic views of the Andes and its impressive lakes, forests and glaciers!

Please note that this trip only requires intermediate skiing skills. Additionally, I will be there all the way to help and guide you!

So, do you want to discover a scenic skiing area near El Chalten? Then join me for this ski touring experience in Valle de los Mosquitos!

If you prefer more challenging ski touring adventures, take a look at my Cerro Electrico and my Cerro Vespignani programs.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Transportation start and back

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

Price details

Also included: VHF communication, GPS /// Not included: ski toruing equipment and safety equipment (arva, shovel, probe and helmet).


Itinerary

Day 0: Previous meeting

Briefing and equipment check.

Day 1: Valle de los Mosquito ski touring outing

45-min drive to Mosquito River bridge. 300-m hiking. Final approach with skis to “La Teta”. Ski descents.

Total Time: 8-10hrs.

Altitude gain: 1500m

 

Details

Meeting point

El Chalten (Santa Cruz)

About the guide

IFMGA/UIAGM guide from Argentina.

I’m trekking guide since 2009, and became fully IFMGA certified in 2014.
I’ve climbed in many destinations in the Andes in Argentina, and also in Perú, Brasil, France, Spain, Italy and Austria.

I work together with two other colleagues and friends, Indio and Tomás, who are also IFMGA. So if I’m not available to guide you, one of them can do it.

The three of us live in El Chalten, where we practice our profession and develop our passion for climbing and skiing. And we want to share it by opening the doors to all those who want to live their Patagonian experience in a safe and unforgettable way.

We are also committed to mountain training. Therefore, we can give you the basic tools to move in the mountain safely and smoothly. That's why we offer courses for all levels depending on the terrain you want to train. We give lessons of rock climbing, ice climbing, glacier transit and mountain skiing.

Languages

English

Certificates

IFMGA

Residence

El Chaltén


What people are saying about Juan Raselli

Stephanie Bana

5.00

November, 2022

Juan was the best guide! Very knowledgeable, experienced and friendly! We had a great time climbing!

Ginny Carlson

5.00

February, 2022

Indio is awesome! Great teacher. Great fun to be around. Would climb with him again. Highly recommend him no matter what your climbing level is.

Erin Kyle

5.00

December, 2021

This trip was amazing! Highly recommend. Juan was a great guide. He showed us all the basics of ice climbing and glacier transit. I feel comfortable as a beginner ice climber to go out on my own safely. We practiced top rope ice climbing, placing ice screws and glacier travel. We learned crevasse rescue. We stayed in the Refugio Valle del Creston (Google it, the place is beautiful). On the last day we put all our skills to practice to attempt to summit a glaciated mountain. Totally recommend the trip!!

John Lucasuk

5.00

January, 2020

Juan is a knowledgable, personable and strong guide. Cerro Solo is a great short peak for those wishing to hone their skills. Campsite is beautiful


 

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