Risk Management - Gestión de Riesgo
Patagonia Vertical - Updates and corrections - 2012/13.
We have put together a pdf document with updates and corrections to the English language version published in 11/2012. We suggest you print these pages to have them as an appendix to the guidebook.
Patagonia Vertical - Banff Mountain Book Competition Guidebook Award!
Patagonia Vertical won the Guidebook Award at the 2013 Banff Mountain Book Competition. We are incredibly honored and stoked. More info here.
The Mysteries of Rime Mushrooms
Dave Whiteman, Research Professor at the University of Utah and Rolando Garibotti published an article about the formation of rime mushrooms in the September issue of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, a peer review journal. Many climbers provided photos and information for this article, see the acknowledgements section of the article. The article can be read here.
The Nature of Alpinism
Chapter 3 of Gregory Crouch's Enduring Patagonia
Declaración de Principios y Etica de Montaña, Federación Argentina de Ski y Andinismo (FASA)
Tirol Declaration, Best Practices in Mountain Sports.
UIAA, Policy on the preservation of natural rock for adventure climbing
UIAA, To bolt or not to be.
Summit lists: Your pick, your peaks.
What constitutes a new route? The disarming of a Scud missile
Was it a mistake to accept in the late 1990s the "joined-existing-line-no-summit-new-route-concept" as "valid"? Should this be revised? here.
Torre Egger first ascent photo gallery.
Remembering Marco Pedrini - Ian Parnell interviews Fulvio Mariani
Booom - A description of Markus Pucher's Via dei Ragni solo
First Ascent Cerro Torre
A Mountain Unveiled (pdf) - A revealing analysis of Cerro Torre's tallest tale, by Rolando Garibotti and Detailed bibliography (pdf)
Completing the Puzzle - New facts about the claimed ascent of Cerro Torre
Cerro Torre's Compressor Route
- What's in a summit?
- "An impossible Mountain"
- ¿Que vale una cumbre?
- "Una montaña Imposible"