Patagonia

The Cerro Torre Massif.

A 5th Climber Dies in Patagonia

The Patagonia climbing season is unfolding with several great...
Cerro Torre, Poincenot, and Fitz Roy.

Why It’s So Hard to Rescue Climbers in Patagonia

Patagonia's mountains and impressive granite towers are ideal for...
The Central Tower of Paine.

Three to Attempt ‘Riders on the Storm’ on Torre Central

Siebe Vanhee, Brette Harrington, and Jacopo Larcher are on...
The Care Bear Traverse

The Care Bear Traverse; Fitz Roy Rescue Ends

Two weeks after opening a new line on Aguja...
Colin Haley on Fitz Roy.

First Alpine-Style Solo of Fitz Roy’s Goretta Pillar

Colin Haley returned to Patagonia this month to take...
Patagonia's Fitz Roy's group in a blue day, with some snow on the faces.

Fatal Avalanche on Fitz Roy Hits Two Climbers

Basque climbers Amaia Agirre and Iker Bilbao are missing...
patagonia ice fields expedition

Major Patagonia Expedition: Surviving 45 Days, 600Km On Ice Fields And Crevasses

Two years in the logistics phase, 45 days on...
Climber on a vertical dihedral on Paragonian granite.

Torres del Paine’s South African Route, Free-Climbed Again

Yesterday, American Tyler Karow was texting on a bus...

Lionel Messi Inspires Two New Climbs in Patagonia

Two separate teams have opened spectacular new routes on...
patagonia first ascent unseen mountain

Patagonia’s ‘Unseen Mountain’ Sees First Ascent

Climbing in Patagonia isn’t always about testing one’s skills...
Rocky spires topped by snow

Two Climbers Die in Patagonia in Separate Incidents Over the Holidays

The Patagonian climbing  season has not started well. Two...
Past alpine portrait of Colin Haley

Top 10 Expeditions of 2022, #2: First Winter Solo of Fitz Roy’s ‘Supercanaleta’

Colin Haley’s September expedition to Patagonia to solo the...
Isidora Llarena skies towards Cerro Arenales

A Three-Week Traverse of the Northern Patagonia Icecap

Climbers Isidora Llarena, Rebeca Caceres, and Nadine Lehner recently...

Italians Battle Fierce Patagonia Weather on Torre Egger

Ermanno Salvaterra, Fabrizio Rossi, and Roberto Pedrotti are not...
Eiger's Nordwand.

Winter Soloists: Crazy, Maybe. Committed, Definitely

Solo winter ascents lie at the extreme end of...
a sign outside of tierra del fuego national park

Tourist Ignores Warnings, Dies From Falling Ice in Ushuaia Cave

A mass of ice fell from the ceiling of...
bonington and whillans

Weekend Warm-Up: Whillans & Bonington At the Torres del Paine, 1963

Today, Chile's Torres del Paine National Park receives thousands...
Two of the climbers hold a georgia flag on the summit, while the third one shoot the picture.

Piolets d’Or: Interview With Winner Archil Badriashvili

Georgians Archil Badriashvili, Baqar Gelashvili, and Giorgi Tepnadze have...
The spires of Torre Egger and Cerro Torre

Ermanno Salvaterra Returns To Patagonia’s Torre Egger

The "Man of Torre" is back in his beloved...
fitz roy

Alpinist Defies Doubts For First Winter Solo of Fitz Roy’s ‘Supercanaleta’

Under a blazing sunset in the Patagonian winter evening...
Photo: Whitney Clark, Nicole Lawton patagonia link up

Two Women Create 2,000m Link in Late-Season ‘Romp’ in Patagonia

Whitney Clark and Nicole Lawton spent the latter part...

Stunning Traverse in Patagonia’s Grupo La Paz by Pelletti and Co.

Sebastian Pelletti may have been the standout climber in...
John Bolte atop 'Big Time' in Sequoia National Park, c. 2019. Video still: Tyler Karow

American Climber Dies in Patagonia

On February 23, 2022, rockfall on Patagonia's world-famous Cerro...
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The Sun Sets on Patagonia: A Look Back on 2021-22’s Adventures Way Down South

Amid one of the most active Patagonian summer seasons...

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