Backcountry - touring skiing

Cerro Vespignani (also mountaineering option)

Vespignani mount mountaineering ascent Patagonia ArgentinaDuration: 1 day
Difficulty: Tough
Season: October to November
Required minimum age: 12 years

For snowboard and ski lovers is, a perfect mountain with beautiful view.


Day 1: We departure from El Chalten by car to Lago del Desierto (38 km). Start ascent at dawn, towering main glacier, which, after crossing few snow bridges and cracks, will lead us to the top, where we will have an outstanding view of the Ice Cap and Fitz Roy range.

From there we touring ski all the way down with amazing slopes. Estimate roundtrip: 10 hrs. (B-L).

Vespignani mount mountaineering ascent Patagonia Argentina

transfers, meals as quoted (L: lunch, D: dinner, B: breakfast) with non alcoholic beverages, guiding service, arvas, shovel and probe. Also group equipment: tents, stoves, technical gear, first aid kit, GPS, and radio.

Not included: hotel/inn or camping lodging at El Chaltén, personal gear, clothes, boots, skis, sleeping bag, back pack, phone calls, insurance, dinner and beverages not detailed, porters and tips.

Please check our difficulty grading chart!


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