Patagonia Mountain Agency was founded in 1992 by Ryszard Pawlowski, a summitteer of such mountains as Everest (five times), K2, Fitz Roy, Lhotse, Broad Peak, Annapurna, Nanga Parbat, and numerous others.
It all started with a deep fascination with mountains, climbing, and adventure; but also with the concern of meeting the safety and organizational requirements of a mountaineering expedition. After years of experience, this concern is still with us.
Our philosophy is based on a lively, enthusiastic outlook of the mountains and the alpine wilderness. Some cannot live without the sound of the sea, of sails flapping in the wind, others without music. To us, the thin, clear air, the grandeur of mountain giants and the blinding whiteness of snow is the food without which existence seems impossible. The PMA mission is simple: give those who have fallen in love with the mountains the opportunity to experience an incredible and fulfilling adventure. To make this a reality you need great organization, professional care and commitment. Safety and success are the pillars of the PMA philosophy. The mountains are difficult, full of surprises. The foresight, intuition and safety measures taken by PMA help ensure a safe and successful expedition.