Backcountry - touring skiing

Cerro Madsen (also mountaineering option)

Cerro Madsen backcountry ski ascent Patagonia Argentina Duration: 1 days
Difficulty: Moderate
Season: October to November
Required minimum age: 12 years

Satellite mountain of Fitz Roy mountain range. Great for touring skiing or snowboarding too.


Snowboarding Cerro Madsen ascent Patagonia ArgentinaEarly departure from Chalten, Rio Blanco trail to Laguna de los Tres. From there we start to ascent. Depending the time of the year, we will use snowshoes, ropes and safety gear, or simply hiking shoes. Skiing all the way down.
Estimate roundtrip:
12 hrs. (L)

Includes: transfers, meals as quoted (L: lunch, D: dinner, B: breakfast) with non alcoholic beverages, arvas, mountain and ski guiding service. Also group equipment: first aid kit, shovel, probe, GPS, and radio.
Not included: hotel/inn or camping lodging at El Chaltén, personal gear, clothes, boots, skis, back pack, phone calls, insurance, dinner and beverages not detailed, porters and tips.

Please check our difficulty grading chart!

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