Escudo

“Es una mierda” Gabo says with a thinly veiled cough while trying to suppress a smile.  Next to him Cristina is telling Rodrigo that there are so many better places to take me than Escudo.  I just sit and take it all in.  Earlier Greta had told me about how Rodrigo had gone up there […]

Plan B…?

17 January 2014–In his guidebook Patagonia Vertical Rolando Garibotti refers to the Amy-Vidailhet couloir as “ultra classic” and “mega-classic”. It was not on the top of my list of routes to climb this year, but flexibility is part of making plans in Patagonia. I had climbed Guillaumet last year with Matt via the Brenner-Moschioni. It […]