Put your climbing skills to the ultimate test with this fantastic 4-day private mountain climbing tour on Mount Gorra Blanca. This is a brilliant adventure, exclusively for you and your friends or family.
Private 3 Day Climbing Tour of Mount Gorra Blanca
Day 1: El Chaltén - Piedra del Fraile (Friar's Rock) - La Playita Camp
After picking you up from your hotel in El Chalten, we will drive just 30 minutes north in a private vehicle. Our destination is the bridge over the Eléctrico River, where our fantastic mountaineering trip begins.
Feeling fully energized, we then set off on a three-hour trek to the Piedra del Fraile (Friar's Rock) camp. After a brief rest, we continue to a beautiful glacial valley where you will enjoy fabulous views of mount Treinta Aniversario, North Marconi, and South Marconi.
The route then takes us around the idyllic Eléctrico Lake and wading across the Pollone River. After a three-hour hike, we will arrive on the western bank of Lake Eléctrico, where we will set up our tents at La Playita campsite, just 30 minutes from the Marconi Glacier.
Day 2: La Playita Camp - Marconi Pass
We will get up at first light and, after a hearty breakfast, dismantle the camp and head towards the Marconi Glacier.
Once there, we will start climbing, ascending 2600 feet until we reach the Marconi Pass where you will enjoy fantastic views of the surrounding area. Then we continue to the base of mount Gorra Blanca where will rest at the Eduardo García Soto mountain refuge.
Day 3: Marconi Pass - Mount Gorra Blanca - Marconi Pass
The highlight of our adventure has arrived as we prepare to climb Mount Gorra Blanca (White Cap). First thing in the morning, we'll leave the shelter and start the ascent. As your climbing skills are put to the ultimate test, we will enjoy the unique landscapes that surround us. During the journey, you will get to appreciate the beauty and immensity of Patagonia.
After the ascent, we will return to the refuge to take a well-deserved rest following such an exciting day.
Day 4: Marconi Pass - El Chaltén
On the last day, we gather up our belongings and head back to the bridge of the Eléctrico River. There, a private vehicle will be waiting for us to take us back to El Chaltén where our adventure ends.
This route has a high-difficulty level and there you are required to have a good level of fitness. It is also highly recommended to have previous experience in mountaineering, cross-country skiing, or camping on snow camping.
This tour includes two nights accommodation in a two-person tent.
The minimum age to take part in this activity is 18 years old.
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.
This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.
Private Tour in English
1 personUS$ 3,462
2 peopleUS$ 4,092
3 peopleUS$ 5,436
4 peopleUS$ 6,072
5 peopleUS$ 7,590
6 peopleUS$ 7,452
The tour is exclusively in English.
Hotel pick up an drop off in El Chalten.
Transport in private vehicle.
English speaking guide provided by the National Park Administration.
Entry to Piedra el Fraile.
3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 3 dinners.
Climbing safety equipment.
Radio communication with El Chalten.
Lunch on day 1.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
No (this activity requires visitors to be in good physical shape).