The called and known Sierra de la Ventana is located about 580 km southwest of the city of Buenos Aires and belongs to Ventania massif, one of the oldest in America, formed in the Precambrian, more than 500 million years ago.
Imagine a hillside or a geographical point where the view 360 degrees shudder every feeling is no small thing. The summit of Cerro Tres Picos, is 1239 m and the highest in the province. Just simply enumerate some places and sites in all directions that can be seen from the roof: The Chained Laguna, Lake Step Stones, Pigué, Tornquist, Bahía Blanca, Sierra de la Ventana (village), Villa Ventana, Cerro Ventana and hollow , Coronel Pringles ...
Spend the night in the cave of guanacos and around, about 4 hours of trekking from Glorieta (starting point) in its side walls and will make interesting practices surrounding Rappel and Climbing with technical equipment and appropriate safety. Possible sightings of guanacos and other native fauna can also be a seasoning vital admiration.
Unlike other proposals admission to a more conventional saws will make it down the slopes and streams to the southern reaches from the town of Tornquist,, about 65 km north of Bahia Blanca, and from the hull of one of the rooms with more history of the area.
Given its age, the Sierra de la Ventana have been part (and remain as witnesses) evolutionary processes, geological and climatic global relevance. Water and wind are some of the agents causing particular Geoformations, styling naturally artistic morphology. Such is the case of the famous "Hole'' on the summit of Cerro Ventana. Each space offers a place to discover, a living example of the conjunction that surprise and enjoyment will provide.
Lots of caves and eaves, originated by the significant destruction, together with the erosive effects. Therefore, we invite you to discover the manifestations of primitive man "Rock Art" within the same natural settings in which they developed.
During the fall as well in the winter months temperatures, saws produced by the action of wind, a greater sense of cold and falling thermal marks in other cases, do not exceed 18 ° C., are even snowfall likely to confer a property much more attractive and exciting.
What we present here is the planned route for the crossing, but the exact route, the duration of each stage of travel and choice of alternative routes are subject to various factors such as weather conditions and group assessment by the guides.
Day 1: Meeting at the town of Tornquist. Transfer to Estancia Funke. Review equipment, we will can take a early bath to later start hike!. From the Roundabout began the gradual ascent to the cave southwest of guanacos, through wooded areas and other large balconies, perfect to start with the best snapshots. Light lunch on the way. Next to the cave establish camp, a place with great views of the Cerro Tres Picos, the highest in the province. Take short time to have some snack. Where possible, we will air practices rappelling (descent by rope 20 meters above the cave. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2: A up bright and early. Breakfast. Try the summit of Cerro Tres Picos (1239 m), a hike from about 4 hours round trip to the highest peak of the province of Buenos Aires, where there will be great views. On the way back light lunch to continue with practices introduction to climbing, for those who dare, with all the security. Then begin the descent from the mountains to the ranch, where we will pick up our vehicle to return to Tornquist. End of our services.
Travel to Tornquist
Ideal adventure to take the first steps in the mountain
Two days to learn and experience the mountains
20% Up to 5 Kilos: Short excursion walks / Trekking Talampaya
40% Hasta 8/10 Kilos: Trek-ascenso de ida y vuelta / Vallecitos programas de 3 y 4 días
60% Up to 12/15 kilos: Crossing trekking with porting / Crossing of the Andes Paso Portillo
80% More than 15/18 kilos: Cross-country trekkings with little or no portage / Trekkings in Patagonia (Paso Vuriloche, PN Lanin or Nahuel Huapi, etc)
100% More than 25 Kilos: With a lot of equipment on top and little or no porting / Continental Ice
20% half a day or less with little unevenness.
40% more sustained slopes and longer days in the activity. 2-3 days / more than 6 hours per day.
60% Long ascents and descents with a longer duration. Ascents to more than 4000 meters in the central mountain range / intense 4-day trekking (Uruguayan plane)
80% Important work of legs in resistance. Very long days. Very long day ascents (Lanin - Domuyo) or more than 5000 meters. Ice courses.
100% Maximum demand. Aerobic work and constant effort on legs. Continental Ice, Aconcagua, mountains of more than 6000 meters.
20% flat land
40% trails with moderate ups and downs. General crossing trekkings . Sierra de la Ventana, Córdoba, Patagonia, Cuyo, north, others. Classic ascents
60% Steeper slopes and trails. Possible use of crampons. Domuyo, Cordón del Plata, Cordillera Central.
80% Mixed terrain, with snow or ice. Alvear, Lanin, Tronador. Bolivia, Peru.
100% Highly technical terrain. Glacial transit and climbing in sections. Hill climbing with sections on slopes of more than 60 ° inclination
20% We will not be much affected.
40% This is a normal level of attention.
60% We require more motivation, enthusiasm and concentration.
80% The activity will require us to be very connected and convinced.
100% Maximum control and emotional-psychological performance.
0% + sea level.
20% Up to 2000 masl.
40% + 2000 masl.
60% + 4000 masl.
80% + 5000 masl.
100% + 6000 masl.
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