Mount Fitz Roy, Patagonia Argentina (with Map & Photos)

Another mountain in the South Patagonia Argentina Icefield. The first ascent and ascent of Mount Fitz Roy took place in 1952 from the southeastern ridge. It is best to climb during the southern hemisphere summer months, from December to February, and yet climbers are at the mercy of the inconsistent Patagonian weather at any time of the year.

Mount Fitz Roy, Patagonia Argentina
Mount Fitz Roy

The final ascent is as brutal as it is rewarding: it takes special skill, experience and tremendous perseverance to endure steep granite cliffs, slippery clones, and unpredictable weather conditions.

Mount Fitz Roy Map