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Elevation: 3,000'
Location: -41.1438, -71.3038 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Bariloche is a mid sized town in Patagonia near the border with Chile. Opportunities for climbing abound in the surrounding mountains and countryside. Bariloche has everything from 5.14 clip-ups to the alpine playground of Frey.

Getting There 

Daily flights originate from all over South America

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.3 miles from here

30 Total Routes

['4 Stars',15],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',6],['5.10',16],['5.11',3],['5.12',1],['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 San Carlos de Bariloche:
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
Del Frente   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 260'   Frey : La Vieja
Del Diedro   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Frey : Aguja M2
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
Chocolate Liquido (6a+)   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 4 pitches, 400'   Frey : Torre Principal
Socotroco   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 25'   Frey : Aguja M2
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
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 San Carlos de Bariloche
Del Frente climbs up the shaded face on the first pitch, then the sharp arete that's in the sun for P2.  You can barely make out two climbers on the summit.  Photo by Chelsea Morgan

Del Frente 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  South America : Argentina : ... : La Vieja
Two amazing long exposed pitches of sustained climbing on perfect rock to a spectacular summit pretty much sums up this climb. This was one of the better easy/moderate climbs that I've ever done. P1: Start on the left hand side of the northeast face with some easier climbing. This eventually leads to a nice crack. After about 120' traverse right (#3 camalot for protection) to another crack which leads to a bolted anchor. This is nearly a full 60m pitch.P2: Make a few tricky moves out...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

Photos of San Carlos de Bariloche Slideshow Add Photo
Rapping off of Imaginate/Califa Fosil on Camponile Esloveno.  Monte Tronodor behind me.
Rapping off of Imaginate/Califa Fosil on Camponile...
Aguja M2
Aguja M2
Pitch 6, Objetivo Lunar
Pitch 6, Objetivo Lunar

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By chipacles
Jan 25, 2014
Went to the Frey in Dec 2013. There's not a lot to do in town, but I can recommend two restaurants: Alto del Fuego and La Marca, both near Club Andino. Great food at both spots.
By Jordan Collins
From: South Lake Tahoe
Mar 11, 2014
Looking For partners in bariloche area, frey... piedra parada...