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Description 

Argentina is a vast country filled with a lifetime of climbing opportunities.

(Please contact me if you'd like to write a better description. I am just trying to keep the areas hierarchically organized)

Getting There 

Flights into Argentina originate from all over the globe.

Climbing Season



Weather station 58.2 miles from here

50 Total Routes

['4 Stars',22],['3 Stars',16],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',4],['5.7',1],['5.8',3],['5.9',12],['5.10',22],['5.11',6],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Argentina:
Diedro de Jim (5)   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 2 pitches, 200'   Frey : Aguja Frey
Sifuentes Weber   5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 300'   Frey : Aguja Frey
Whillans-Cochrane   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a WI3 M4     Trad, Mixed, Ice, Alpine, 15 pitches, 2000'   Patagonia
Del Diedro   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Frey : Aguja M2
Del Frente   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 260'   Frey : La Vieja
Clemenzo   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 6 pitches, 500'   Frey : Torre Principal
Ruta Normal   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 5 pitches, 400'   Frey : Torre Principal
Dedos Empastados   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 150'   Frey : Aguja M2
Sudafricana   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches, 230'   Frey : La Vieja
Socotroco   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 25'   Frey : Aguja M2
Chocolate Liquido (6a+)   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches, 400'   Frey : Torre Principal
Imagínate   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 5 pitches   Frey : Campanile Esloveno
Fonrouge-Bertoncelj   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches, 380'   Frey : Campanile Esloveno
Objetivo Luna   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, Alpine, 8 pitches, 900'   Frey : El Cohete Lunar
Lost Fingers   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, Alpine, 3 pitches, 300'   Frey : Aguja Frey
Sinestro Total   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 8 pitches, 900'   Frey : Torre Principal
Mejor No Hablar de Ciertas Cosas   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, 9 pitches, 1500'   Mendoza (Los Arenales)
Los Museos/Abrojos e Centellas/Lost Fingers   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13     Trad, Alpine, 2 pitches, 210'   Frey : Aguja Frey
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Featured Route For Argentina
Juan belaying me on P2 as I climb the splitter crack

Diedro de Jim (5) 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  South America : Argentina : ... : Aguja Frey
A delicious, easily accesible two pitch route with great crack climbing.P1 Climb a beautiful dihedral with great gear to a two bolt anchor at a small stance where the crack moves onto the right face (5.8 140ish')P2 Traverse right and, while screaming with joy, jam your way up the splitter hand/wide hand crack to the top of the formation and a two bolt anchor (5.6 50ish')Descent: With two ropes, rap from top o' pitch two to the base of the climb. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

Photos of Argentina Slideshow Add Photo
Sunrise on the mighty SE face of Poincenot
Sunrise on the mighty SE face of Poincenot
refugio arenales
refugio arenales
Amir Erez on El Cohete
Amir Erez on El Cohete
Southeast faces of St. Exupery, Poincenot and Fitzroy.  This blue bird day didn't last much longer.
Southeast faces of St. Exupery, Poincenot and Fitz...
Jon the Basquito "flashing" Pichula de caballos, 7c+
Jon the Basquito "flashing" Pichula de caballos, 7...
Amir Erez on Direct East Ridge, Cerro Rincon, Cordon del Plata
Amir Erez on Direct East Ridge, Cerro Rincon, Cord...
unknown hungry reptile, arenales
unknown hungry reptile, arenales

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By Dirty Gri Gri, or is it GiGi?
From: Vegas
Jun 4, 2010
A good guidebook we used for climbing around Mendoza, Argentina.
'escaladas en mendoza' Mendoza rock climbing, by Mauricio Fernandez