Urubko and Barnasse Target New Routes in Patagonia
This article first appeared on Explorersweb.com. The original can be read here.
Patagonian spires have beckoned climbers like a nearly-mythical El Dorado since the 1980s. The highly technical climbs on pristine granite and ice mushrooms, the fang-like vistas and unpredictable weather have made of Patagonia a must-go for climbing’s big guns. This year, even a “winter lord” like Denis Urubko is giving this side of the planet a try, with some cool results already.