The Principal is the largest of the towers of Frey. Several routes of varying difficulty ascend every aspect.
From the refugio ascend to the saddle to the west of the lake and approach past the Aguja M2 and Abuelo, ascend snow slopes and scree to the base of the Principal. Depending on your route choice you will need to modify your approach.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Torre Principal:
Chocolate Liquido (6a+) 5.10 Trad, 4 pitches, 400 feet, Grade III
Sinestro Total 5.10+ Trad, 8 pitches, 900 feet, Grade IV
Featured Route For Torre Principal
Chocolate Liquido (6a+) 5.10 International : South America : ... : Torre Principal
This is a work in progress. More information to come. A three pitch route that goes to just below the summit block on Principal and can join with the Normal (5+) to finish to the top. Three excellent pitches of stellar crack climbing. A varied first pitch, a long beautiful dihedral second pitch and a beautiful hand crack on the third pitch. The first pitch ends with a belay at a small stance atop a flake just below the obvious beautiful corner. Gear anchor. The second pitch ends at a two b...[more] Browse More Classics in International