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Aguja Frey Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: David Trippett on Dec 1, 2007
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The large needle directly adjacent to the refugio Emelio Frey. Home to routes of various difficulty, the short approach makes this needle more of a crag and crowds are frequent.

Getting There 

From the Refugio, walk out the door and look up.

Climbing Season

Weather station 0.7 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Aguja Frey

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Aguja Frey:
Diedro de Jim (5)   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 2 pitches, 200'   
Sifuentes Weber   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 300'   
Lost Fingers   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, Alpine, 3 pitches, 300'   
Los Museos/Abrojos e Centellas/Lost Fingers   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13     Trad, Alpine, 2 pitches, 210'   
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Featured Route For Aguja Frey
Rock Climbing Photo: Aguja Frey rising behind Refugio Frey.  The route ...

Sifuentes Weber 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c  South America : Argentina : ... : Aguja Frey
First pitch starts near the base of the Aguja Frey apron up an easy right facing dihedral to a belay below a steep hand crack. The long second pitch heads heads up the steep hand crack, up a right facing dihedral to where the crack splits. Take the left fork for the 5.9- variation. Follow crack to a massive hanging flake, and belay a few meters up the left side of the flake. Third pitch goes up a steep finger crack to the roof, traverses right below the roof (airy) and descends slightly to bo...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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By Medic741
From: Red Hook, New York
Aug 31, 2012
I wouldn't say the approach is exactly short... 3 hour hike in, last bit pretty steep. Just sayin.

However there ARE lines at the Aguja SOMETIMES (in 2 weeks there saw 2-3 parties that had to wait).

If it's busy, El Abuelo, M2 is FANTASTIC. This is a do not miss destination, especially if you don't have enough of a rack/experience for Cochamo.

Be warned. They close sometimes, and certain lines won't run on certain days and that is NOT NECESSARILY POSTED. ASK LOCALS before you step on a bus... it might not run the next day and only they know that kind of stuff.

But hey. Yolo.

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