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Rock Climbing in Chile

Maipo Valley - Chile

Just outside Santiago, the scenic Cajon del Maipo valley boasts several important and easily accessible sport climbing areas such as El Manzano.


Cochamo Valley - Chile

A Yosemite style valley near Puerto Montt, some pretty major granite faces here


Patagonia

Big serious routes on hundreds of famous peaks, including the Torres del Paine, Cuernos del Paine, Fortaleza and Escudo. There are no shortage of things to go for, but bad weather and iced up routes make this a bit more serious than just a cragging destination.

Rock Climbing, Torres del Paine 

The Torres del Paine


Guidebooks

The following guidebook is reasonably easy to find and useful. Patagonien (German, Spanish or Italian editions) by Gino Buscaini and Silvio Metzetlin

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