The Casarotto Pillar, Cerro Fitz Roy

Tags: Posted on January 06, 2007
The Casarotto Pillar, Cerro Fitz RoyJosh Wharton and his partner Bean Bowers (just barely visible) are making the first free ascent of the Casarotto Pillar, Cerro Fitz Roy, Patagonia. Crystal Davis-Robbins and I also made a successful ascent of this sought after, but rarely completed Patagonian classic. A better alpine rock route would be hard to imagine!

Torre Glacier

Tags: Posted on January 06, 2007
Torre GlacierIt's hard to beat a bluebird day in Patagonia. The Torre Glacier and the Cerro Torre group from the summit of Aguja Rafael.

Aguja Rafael

Tags: Posted on January 04, 2007
Aguja RafaelPaul McSorley hand jams the traverse pitch on the first free and first integral ascent of the West Buttress on Aguja Rafael, El Chalten Massif, Patagonia. The Cerro Torre group stands proudly in the background.