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Places to visit at Monte Fitz Roy

As we know that Monte Fitz Roy is the most challenging mountain to climb but still many people to love to visit there. There are so many places to visit there and to do lot of adventurous activities. Its travel attractions, tourist places, culture, nature, geology, and other things are very much attractive. Anyone can enjoy this place if person comes to this place. There are lot of tourist attraction here. You cannot understand if you do not go and visit this place. Natural beauty is the main attraction of Fitz Roy, Argentina.

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Most Challenging Mountain to Climb- Monte Fitz Roy

Monte Fitz Roy is a 3,375 metre (11,073 ft) mountain near the village of El Chaltén, on the border between Argentina and Chile. It is also known as Cerro Chaltén or Cerro Fitz Roy, which means Cerro is a Spanish word meaning “hill”, while Chaltén comes from a Tehuelche (Aonikenk) word meaning “smoking mountain” due to clouds that usually forms around the mountain’s peak. Despite its average height the mountain has a reputation of being extremely difficult to climb because of the sheer granite faces present long stretches of arduous technical climbing. In addition, the weather in the area is exceptionally severe and slippery.

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