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Patagonia: Bouldering snippets

One of the best suprises with the climbing around El Chalten was probably not the long approaches but rather that the hillsides around town hosted some good bouldering. Good as in really good bouldering. Recently I read something like “Bouldering in Patagonia is like masturbating in a whore house”. Who knows, maybe it’s true, but the […]

Patagonia: Random Pics from the Chocolateria

One of my favorite places to hang out at in El Chalten is the Chocalateria josh Aike. Great coffee, awesome chocolate, sick brownies, rustique atmosphere and loads of climbing mags.

Patagonia: An inspired Moment

After a wet departing party for some gringos and a long night that ended up at the lokal Tango place in El Chalten, Thomas Meling and I got inspired to make use of the last little window of good weather. We started our hike up to Paso Guillamet after an early dinner and made it up […]

Patagonia, a late update.

A lot of stuff has been going on over last couple of weeks but too slow inetrnet connection. David and I have mostly unsucessfully attempted various things. A lot of cool stuff has been done by other climbers. Such as Magnus Eriksson’s and Thomas Meling’s integral ascent of the Mate y Porro” on the north pillar […]

Patagonia: First round

Back down in El Chalten again since a couple of days after two nights at the Piedra Negra bivvi and a quick hit in the mountains. Magnus, Thomas and I climbed the Fonrouge route on Aguja Guillamet in pretty snowy and cold conditions up to the ridge and rapped down the Guillotte couloir on my […]

Southward bound

For some reason I’m really psyched about the winter that has arrived way too early and actually pretty exited that the ice is building rapidly. I never thought that I would care much for ice climbing other than as a substitute for proper climbing but it seems I was dead wrong. I’ve really been looking […]