Perth is the capital city of Western Australia, located on the Swan River. The climate here is classified as Mediterranean, with hot and dry summers and cool and wet winters. Immerse yourself in the unique combination of stunning natural surroundings, beautiful beaches with clear waters, greenery park-lands and outstanding city architecture that attract visitors all year long.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
- RELEVANT ACTIVITIES & OFFERS
Rock Climbing in East Face: Mala Pata Climb, Torres del Paine, Magallanes Chile
Waterfalls and rivers, Magellanic sub-polar forests, pampas, mountains covered with permanent ice, granite peaks, meadows and glacier fed lakes await the outdoor adventurers to discover the wild and unique nature of Patagonia. The world wide known Towers, or else called Torres, are three incredible granite spikes.
Among these, the highest of all stands at 9514ft/2900m high, being part of the Cordillera del Paine. In order to approach the Towers, there are minibuses at Laguna Amarga, that will take you to Estancia Paine from where you can start your hike. To get to the East Face, hike onto the Rio Ascencio valley and then up a big moraine to the glacial lake towards the east side.
The route is a combination of rock with ice climbing, in very extreme weather setting and rock conditions. It has 20 technically difficult pitches and once you complete them, there is more. The “In the Eye of the Hurricane” route joins with Mala Pata on the route pitch 16 and leads you to the summit. Once you reach the top, the view of the nature around you is overwhelming, with outstanding ecosystems, different landscapes and rare flora and fauna, found nowhere else on the planet.
In every step you take, the views of this dramatic land take your breath away. The best time for ice climbing the Mala Pata route is between October through February. Be very well prepared in regards with gear, food and clothing because the weather is changeable and unpredictable with high winds, rain showers, snow and everything else you may think of. Wind proof layers are the key.
No relevant activites found
If you are interested in trying out this amazing sport in this spot press the request button so as to give you more information and prices.