Cerro Torre: The Impossible Mountain in Patagonia

Cerro Torre: The Impossible Mountain in Patagonia
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Cerro Torre is one of the mountains of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field in South America. Credit: NSTKThe Cerro Torre gets its name from its pointed and subtle silhouette that is accompanied by a rime ice mushroom at the top. it is one of the best-known mountains in Southern Patagonia, either for the captivating stories that it keeps or its unquestionable beauty.

Even Jim Bridwell said that it was a challenging mountain and that he was grateful to survive it. Great titans have hung from its granite walls seeking to conquer its summit, in spite of, not many have been able to reach it and leave a mark on this unforgiving mountain.

The Cerro Torre is famous not for its height but rather its foul weather. Even the toughest climbers have to take a hard long look deep inside before climbing in the conditions that Cerro Torre can dish out.

Summit of Cerro Torre in the clouds. Credit: CalafateTravelIt is located on the eastern border of the Southern Ice Fields, in an .... Continue Reading at Snowbrains



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