Apart from his biggest feat, he also climbed Cerro Torre
, a 10,000-foot peak in the Patagonia region of South America; Moose's Tooth, an intimidating peak in Alaska and a trek around Mount Everest in early 1980s.
The UO Outdoors Program production offers seven films on Thursday, featuring the climbing film "Cerro Torre
." The second day, April 17, is devoted to showing seven more films, headlined by the biking and climbing documentary "Sufferfest 2." The festival starts at 7 p.m.
As a skydiver he jumped onto the North Pole and down the east face of Cerro Torre
Just beyond the visitor center, a fairly easy path up a small rise offered enticing, long distance views of the mountains we wanted to see up close: Cerro Torre and Cerro Fitzroy.
Cerro Torre, at 10,174 feet, is aptly named for its granite spire.
Tourism is focused mainly on the spectacular mountain regions in the Chilean Torres del Paine National Park, the south continental ice field, and the Los Glaciares National Park, with the Fitzroy and Cerro Torre mountain peaks in the Argentine part.
Without the world-famous attractions of Mount Fitzroy and Cerro Torre, it is doubtful that anyone would make the difficult journey to this locality.
Fitzroy and Cerro Torre
in Argentina to the swirling dunes of Namibia and the misty peaks of Huang Shan in China, a renowned outdoor photographer shows us his world.
It's the leap of 'faith' that drags the boat in Fitzcarraldo over a mountain to 'defy gravity' or ensures survival two days stranded in a snowhole near the peak of Cerro Torre
in Patagonia during Scream of Stone.
Kennedy was best known for climbing the Southeast Ridge in Patagonia's Cerro Torre
in 2012 and removing many of the bolts placed by controversial Italian climber Cesare Maestri more than 40 years earlier.
The park is home to two of Patagonia's most notorious climbing peaks, Mount Fitzroy (3,375m) and Cerro Torre
(3,128m) that rise from the eastern edge of the Patagonian icecap.
My rucksack is a 70-litre Lowe Cerro Torre
. It has a floating lid which is essential if you need to increase the capacity -- you never know when you might need to stock up on food and fuel.