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Elevation: 10,000'
Location: -49.2717, -73.0471 View Map  Incorrect?
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Classic view from the east of the FitzRoy massif. ...

Description 

A huge swath of the wildest land on earth, chock full of everything from bouldering to serious alpine climbs.

Getting There 

Fly to Rio Gallegos and hire a vehicle to take you west.

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4 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',2],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['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 Patagonia:
Whillans-Cochrane   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a WI3 M4     Trad, Mixed, Ice, Alpine, 15 pitches, 2000'   
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Featured Route For Patagonia
The West Face of St. Exupery. Last Gringos climbs near the right skyline.

Last Gringos Standing 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b  South America : Argentina : Patagonia
This is an excellent crack route with lots of quality hand jamming. The crux is a thin corner on pitch 6 which has not yet been freed due to icy cracks. The first 8 pitches are sustained 5.10 cracks linked together with a 5.9 black dike traverse between crack systems. The route then joins the Austrian Ridge for 300m to the summit.See the American Alpine Journal 2008 for Jesse's description....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

Photos of Patagonia Slideshow Add Photo
Fitz Roy
Fitz Roy
CT from the top of Aguja de la S. Pic by Cammo
CT from the top of Aguja de la S. Pic by Cammo
cerro torre in late april
cerro torre in late april
Torres del Paine <br /> <br />Cuemo Principal (L) and Cuemo Este (R)
Torres del Paine

Cuemo Principal (L) and Cuemo Es...
poincenot and fitzroy
poincenot and fitzroy
View from the west of the FitzRoy massif. From left to right, peaks are: FitzRoy, Desmochada(low spire), Poincenot, Rafael, St. Exupery, De la 'S', Mojon Rojo
View from the west of the FitzRoy massif. From lef...
the fitz at sunrise
the fitz at sunrise
Fitz Roy
Fitz Roy
endless lines in Torres del Paine
endless lines in Torres del Paine
Cerro Fitz Roy
Cerro Fitz Roy
the impossible mountain
the impossible mountain
Aguja Pollone, desde el glaciar Fitz-Roy
Aguja Pollone, desde el glaciar Fitz-Roy
Domo Blanco, Piergiorgio, Cerro Pollone, Aguja Pollone from high on Mate y Porro (B. Bowers, R. Garibotti, 2008), Fitz-Roy
Domo Blanco, Piergiorgio, Cerro Pollone, Aguja Pol...
Cerro Torre at sunrise
Cerro Torre at sunrise
Julian Fisher heading to Aguja Poincenot.
Julian Fisher heading to Aguja Poincenot.
Bariloche, Argentina. <br />Mount Tronador
Bariloche, Argentina.
Mount Tronador
Fitz-Roy:  the Casarotto Pillar, the top of Tehuelche, the Afanasseif Ridge, with the Torres in the background
Fitz-Roy: the Casarotto Pillar, the top of Tehuel...
Mount Tronador
Mount Tronador

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By Chris Owen
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From: La Crescenta and Big Bear Lake
Feb 10, 2012
While the contributions are very much appreciated, there's no hierarchy, if Patagonia is the parent there needs to be children before the routes are posted - ideally it should be as follows:

Patagonia > Massif > Peak > Route.