SKAGIT ALPINISM

Cerro Pollone Attempt

November 12th, 2011

I have returned to El Chalten, in Argentine Patagonia, for hopefully some more great climbing in the Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre massifs. As seems to be my un-breakable curse, I arrived just a bit too late to take full advantage of a weather window. Fortunately, at least this year the weather window that I missed was not as spectacular as the ones I missed the past few years. I hiked into the Torre Valley […]

After climbing 30 meters of moderate mixed terrain, I was turned around 2 meters below Cerro Pollone's summit!