Rodrigo Gutierrez

    Rodrigo Gutierrez

    Guide: Argentina

    Born in Mendoza city on the west of Argentina, Rodrigo’s passion for the mountains began at an early age. Discovering the world of climbing motivated him to travel to different places in Argentina, Chile, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil in search of new adventures. First ascents to hills of +5000 made in the Cordón de Plata (Silver Range), ascending peaks such as Plata 6000 masl, Vallecitos 5475 masl, Rincón 5365 masl, Colorado 5164 masl, etc.
    His training as a Mountain Guide was developed at the “Provincial School of Mountain and Trekking Guides” – EPGAMT
    Rodrigo has than 20 years of experience in the Aconcagua Provincial Park, working as a park ranger, porter, assisting and nowadays leading expeditions to the roof of America.
    He is the father of two children, to whom he ties to instill a love for nature and a passion for the mountains.

    Significant Ascents

    Mt. Aconcagua, 6962 masl. 24 summits vía normal route, 360º false polish traverse. Argentina.
    San Francisco Volcano, 6040 masl, (Summit in one day push attempt), Catamarca, Argentina.
    Tuzgle Volcano 5486 masl. Jujuy, Argentina
    Mt. Huayna Potosí 6090 masl, Bolivia
    Mt. Vallecitos, 5550 masl (Snow Shovel route) Mendoza, Argentina.
    Mt. Rincón 5396 masl (Supercanaleta route) Mendoza, Argentina.
    Mt. Cuerno, 5450 masl, Northwest Ridge. Mendoza, Argentina.
    Mt. Plata, 5968 masl Mendoza, Argentina.
    Mt. Cerro Lomas Amarillas, 5300 masl. Mendoza, Argentina.
    Franke Peak – Lomas Amarillas (Traverse on Cordón del Plata Mountain range) Mendoza, Argentina
    Monte Olivia 1326 masl – 4 summits on Winter climbs. Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego. Patagonia
    Monte Alvear 1450 masl – 2 summits on Winter climbs. Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego. Patagonia
    Domo Blanco 1368 masl – 1 winter summit. Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego. Patagonia

    Certifications

    Mountain guide degree through Escuela Provincial de Guías de Montaña y Trekking (Provincial School of Mountain and Trekking Guides) Mendoza, Argentina.
    Wilderness First Responder (Expertia Outdoor School Foundation)
    SAR Technician and Rope Access (AATTVAC 1)

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