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06.04.2021 by Sean Villanueva in Alpinism

Seán Villanueva climbs two new routes on El Mocho in Patagonia


The report by Belgian alpinist Seán Villanueva O’Driscoll who this season has established two new rock climbs on the north face of El Mocho in the Cerro Torre massif in Patagonia: Chalten Sin Clecas (Chalten without tickmarks) with Mecha Rocamora and Chalten sin Chapas” (Chalten without bolts) with Matías Korten.

20.01.2021 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Farewell to Cesare Maestri

Cesare Maestri passed away yesterday aged 91. The highly talented Italian alpinist, mountain guide and author was nicknamed il Ragno delle Dolomiti, the Spider of the Dolomites. His name will always be intrinsically linked not only to his beloved home mountains, but also to Cerro Torre in Patagonia.



13.11.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Aerial view of Cerro Torre in Patagonia

The spectacular footage of Cerro Torre in Patagonia filmed by American climbers Priti and Jeff Wright.


28.04.2020 by Raphaela Haug in Alpinism

A perfect Patagonia premiere. By Raphaela Haug

German alpinist Raphaela Haug talks about her first trip to Patagonia with climbing partner Laura Tiefenthaler, during which they climbed Cerro Torre and, with Barbara Vigl, ascended Fitz Roy.

03.03.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre's immense rime ice mushroom avalanche

The video of the recent rime ice mushroom collapse on Cerro Torre in Patagonia, filmed by Russian mountaineer Dmitry Golovchenko.

18.02.2020 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Cerro Torre Climb & Fly Fabian Buhl interview

Interview with 29-year-old German mountaineer Fabian Buhl who on 7 February flew off Cerro Torre in Patagonia with his paraglider.

12.02.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Fabian Buhl's Patagonia Cerro Torre paraglide flight footage

The video of Fabian Buhl paragliding off the summit of Cerro Torre in Patagonia on 7 February 2020.

08.02.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Fabian Buhl paraglides off Cerro Torre

Paralpinism in Patagonia: German mountaineer Fabian Buhl has made a paraglide flight off the summit of Cerro Torre in Patagonia. The 29-year-old is the first to do so after reaching the summit by his own means.

25.01.2020 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre East Face, 2019 Matteo Della Bordella and Matteo Pasquetto attempt

The video of Matteo Della Bordella and Matteo Pasquetto attempting the east face of Cerro Torre (Patagonia) up the British Diedre route.

11.04.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Marco Pedrini, Cumbre and the first solo ascent of Cerro Torre in 1985

The 1985 film Cerro Torre Cumbre by Fulvio Mariani that documents the first solo ascent of Cerro Torre in Patagonia, carried out by Swiss alpinist Marco Pedrini on 26/11/1985 via the Cesare Maestri Compressor Route.

28.03.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Risk reduction in mountaineering, the Chamonix High Mountain Military Group video

How to manage risk in the mountains, analysed in this fun video by French alpinists Léo Billon, Max Bonniot and Pierre Labbre belonging to the Chamonix High Mountain Military Group (GMHM) after their climbing expedition to Patagonia where they ascended Cerro Torre and Fitz Roy.

13.02.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Paragliding in Patagonia, Aaron Durogati makes Fitz Roy flyby

In January 2019 Aaron Durogati, Italian paragliding champion and exceptional mountaineer, flew with his paraglider off some of the most beautiful peaks in the Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre massifs in Patagonia.

19.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre - David Lama, Peter Ortner in A Snowball's Chance in Hell

The entire film A Snowball's Chance in Hell, featuring Austrian alpinists David Lama and Peter Ortner making the first free ascent of the Compressor route on Cerro Torre, Patagonia, carried out in January 2012.

11.03.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre Ragni route: Daniel Joll & Kim Ladiges make first 2017 ascent

The video the documents the first ascent in the 2016/2017 season on the Ragni route on Cerro Torre in Patagonia, carried out by New Zealand’s Daniel Joll and Kim Ladiges.

08.09.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre solo winter attempt, Markus Pucher stops 40 meters below summit

Climbing along the Ragni route, on 3 September 2016 Austrian alpinist Markus Pucher climbed to within 40m of the summit of Cerro Torre during his attempt to carry out the first winter solo ascent of this iconic mountain in Patagonia.

02.08.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Markus Pucher and his dream of the first solo winter ascent of Cerro Torre

The video documenting the summer 2015 attempt of Austrian alpinist Markus Pucher to make the first solo winter ascent of Cerro Torre in Patagonia.

15.04.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Fitz Roy, Cerro Torre and Patagonia: the glaciers 100 years on

The expedition in Patagonia led by Italian photographer Fabiano Ventura to document the effects of over 100 years of climate change as part of multi-year project "On the trails of the glaciers" has taken photos of Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre and compared them to those taken by Alberto Maria De Agostini.

16.02.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre SE Ridge Compressor Route: second free ascent. Interview with Mikey Schaefer

Interview with American alpinist Mikey Schaefer who, together with Andrew Rothner and Josh Wharton, carried out the second free ascent of the Southeast Ridge Compressor Route on Cerro Torre in Patagonia from 4 to 6 February 2016. The first free ascent was carried out in 2012 by David Lama and Peter Ortner.

04.02.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Cerro Torre SE Ridge, or Compressor route: the ascent by Matteo Della Bordella and Silvan Schüpbach

From 30 - 31 January 2016 Italy’s Matteo Della Bordella and Switzerland’s Silvan Schüpbach climbed the SE Ridge (Compressor Route) of Cerro Torre (Patagonia). After the bolts were chopped by Hayden Kennedy and Jason Kruk in January 2012, this is the third ascent of this route. The first carried out by David Lama (20-21/01/2012 together with Peter Ortner, with a variation on the headwall) is also the first and so far only totally free ascent. The second ascent was carried out by the Slovenians Luka Krajnc and Tadej Krišelj. The report by Matteo Della Bordella.

03.02.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Interview with Colin Haley and Alex Honnold after the Cerro Torre Traverse in day (Patagonia)

Interview with Colin Haley and Alex Honnold who on Sunday 31 January 2016 made the first repeat of the Torre Traverse in Patagonia by enchaining Cerro Standhardt, Punta Herron, Torre Egger and Cerro Torre. The American alpinists needed just 20 hours and 40 minutes from Col Standhardt to the summit of Cerro Torre, and 32 hours in total to return to their starting point. The first Torre Traverse was carried out over 4 days in 2008 by Haley together with Rolando Garibotti.

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