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29.01.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Fuiste Alpiste, the video by Ermanno Salvaterra about how Patagonia once used to be

Ermanno Salvaterra documents the climbing and Patagonia in1993-94 in this video, Fuiste Alpiste, recently updated with names of the climbers of those unforgettable six months spent, more than twenty years ago, at the base camp of Cerro Torre.

23.07.2015 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Cerro Torre and the 1985 first winter ascent

It's currently winter in Patagonia. Exactly 30 years ago, in July 1985, the Italians Paolo Caruso, Maurizio Giarolli, Andrea Sarchi and Ermanno Salvaterra carried out the historic first winter ascent of Cerro Torre via the 'Compressor route' established by Cesare Maestri up the East Ridge. Here is a short film about those days on the mountain that added, like so many others, an important chapter to Patagonia's mountaineering history.

03.06.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

International Olympic Games of Campo Bridwell 2006

The video of Belgian alpinist Sean Villanueva documenting the so-called ‘International Olympic Games of Campo Bridwell’, held below Cerro Torre in Patagonia in 2006.

11.05.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre, the Traverse and Thomas Huber's infinite dream

The video of the attempt carried out by Thomas Huber, Andi Schnarf and Tommy Aguilo to complete the Torre Traverse in Patagonia via the mountains Cerro Standhardt, Punta Herron, Torre Egger and Cerro Torre.

28.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Colin Haley and Alex Honnold attempt one-day Torre Traverse in Patagonia

In Patagonia American alpinists Colin Haley and Alex Honnold have attempted a one day ascent of the Cerro Torre Traverse, enchaining Cerro Torre, Torre Egger, Punta Herron and Cerro Standhardt. The two were forced to turn back just two pitches below the last summit due to the Patagonian winds.

25.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Colin Haley and Marc-Andre Leclerc climb Travesia del Oso Buda in Patagonia

From 18 - 21 January 2015 Colin Haley and Marc-André Leclerc climbed Cerro Torre, Torre Egger, Punta Herron and Cerro Standhardt, This new traverse from south to north has been called Travesia del Oso Buda, in memory of Bjørn-Eivind Årtun and Chad Kellogg.

01.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Markus Pucher solos Cerro Torre in raging storm

A year after his fast solo ascent of the Ragni route on Cerro Torre, the Austrian alpinist Markus Pucher has now soloed the classic west face route again, this time through a raging storm.

19.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre, Italian climbing action in Patagonia

Currently there are numerous Italian teams climbing in Patagonia, in particular in the Chalten massif, where Cerro Torre was climbed via the Ragni route by Marcello Cominetti, Massimo Lucco, Francesco Salvaterra, Majori Marco, Marco Farina and François Cazzanelli. The route's first ascent this season was made in September by Ermanno Salvaterra, Thomas Franchini and Nicola Binelli.

19.05.2014 by Planetmountain in Interviews

David Lama, Cerro Torre and the Compressor route

Interview with Austrian alpinist David Lama two years after the first free ascent of the Compressor route on Cerro Torre, Patagonia, carried out with Peter Ortner in January 2012.

11.10.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Torre Egger West Face, the Ragni di Lecco video

Video of Matteo Della Bordella, Luca Schiera and Matteo Bernasconi documenting the attempts and first ascent of their new route up the West Face of Torre Egger (Cerro Torre massif, Patagonia).

22.08.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre climbed in winter by Siegrist, Arnold, Huber and Villavicencio

On 30 July Stephan Siegrist, Dani Arnold, Thomas Huber and Matias Villavicencio succeeded in a rare winter ascent of Cerro Torre, Patagonia.

04.03.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Torre Egger West Face, first ascent by Della Bordella and Schiera

On Saturday 2 March 2013, Matteo della Bordella and Luca Schiera made the first ascent of a new route which, for the first time ever, breaches the West Face of Torre Egger (Cerro Torre massif, Patagonia).

21.02.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Markus Pucher and his solo ascent of the Cerro Torre Via dei Ragni

On 14/01/2013 Austrian alpinist Markus Pucher soloed the Via dei Ragni on Cerro Torre in  Patagonia in a lightening fast time of 3 hours 15 minutes from his bivouac below the Colle della Speranza... Pucher's story and our interview.

30.01.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Patagonia, news from Fitz Roy, Cerro Torre, the Ragni and more

Fresh news from Patagonia: new routes on Fitz Roy (Flavio Daflon, Sergio Tartari and Luciano Fiorenza) and Aguja de l’S (Josh Huckaby and Mikey Schaefer); The Corkscrew on Cerro Torre climbed by Colin Haley and Chad Kellogg; an attempt currently underway on the West Face of Torre Egger (Matteo Della Bordella, Matteo Bernasconi and Luca Schiera); the exploration of the East Face of San Lorenzo (Roberto Iannilli, Luca D' Andrea, Massimo Massimiano and Lorenzo Nocco).

04.01.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre, the Ragni Route and an increasingly popular Patagonia

News from Patagonia: 48 alpinists summited Cerro Torre via the Ragni Route, while a variation finish was added called Directa Huarpe. The Cerro Pollone group was traversed by Japanese climbers Jumbo Jokoyama e Ryo Masumoto.

16.08.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Standhardt winter success for Siegrist, Senf and Weber

Stephan Siegrist, Thomas Senf and Ralf Weber have successfully climbed Cerro Stanhardt, the northermost summit of Patagonia's Cerro Torre group, in winter and in alpine style via the classic Exocet route.

13.03.2012 by Jim Bridwell in Alpinism

Jim Bridwell, his Cerro Torre point of view

The thoughts of American alpinist Jim Bridwell about the bolt chopping on the Compressor Route, Cerro Torre, Patagonia

23.02.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

David Lama and the Cerro Torre video

The video of David Lama and Peter Ortner and the first free ascent of the Compressor Route on Cerro Torre, Patagonia.

20.02.2012 by Rolando Garibotti in Alpinism

Cerro Torre an impossible mountain, the petition in favour of the bolt chopping

The petition, promoted by Rolando Garibotti, concerning the recent bolt chopping of the Compressor Route on Cerro Torre, Patagonia by the Americans Hayden Kennedy and Jason Kruk.

09.02.2012 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre bolt chopping, the debate in Italy

With regards to the bolt chopping on Cerro Torre's Compressor route, we have received and published the views of Stefano Lovison, shared by numerous Italian alpinists.

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