Little by little Chile is becoming a great place for rock climbing. near Santiago and Patagonia,there's a lifetime of new routes waiting to be open, in Santiago there's places for sport and trad. if you like big wall you want to go to cochamo valley. the Yosemite of south America: big wall, bomb proof granite with great crack climbs.
Once you get to Santiago, you are no more than an hour away from crags, you can get Topos in local climbing shops in Santiago. If you go south, you can either fly or take a bus. Looking for a crag in the middle of nowhere... U got it!
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Chile:
En la Senda de los Gigantes 5.8 Trad, 8 pitches, 1800 feet, Grade IV La Paloma : Pared de las Profetas
Monzino route (on North Tower) 5.10a WI1 Easy Snow Trad, Ice, Snow, Alpine, 6 pitches, 600 feet, Grade III Torres Del Paine
Otro Dia Otro Largo (another day another pitch) 5.10 A1 Trad, Aid, 9 pitches, 1500 feet, Grade IV La Paloma : Pared de las Profetas
Bienvenidos a mi Insomnio 5.11a Trad, 20 pitches, 3000 feet, Grade IV Valle Cochamó : Cerro Trinidad
"Hasta Chonchi" East Face Torre Norte (VII,800 meters,5.11,A2+) 5.11 A2+ R Trad, Aid, Alpine, 15 pitches, 2600 feet, Grade VI Torres Del Paine
Featured Route For Chile
Bienvenidos a mi Insomnio 5.11a International : Valle Cochamó : Cerro Trinidad
This is one of THE routes to do while in Cochamo, long, sustained, solid and mostly clean rock, and just plain fun climbing. It's possible to rap off the first 14 pitches, and most of the anchors above that have a least one bolt or fixed gear. The first few pitches and the last few pitches can be a little confusing to find, so it wouldn't be a bad idea getting a little beta from the refugio before doing the climb. A topo of the route can found at Cochamo.com along with another route descript...[more] Browse More Classics in International