NEW TRIP! 7-Day Los Glaciares National Park: Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre Trek

From north to south, trek to the basecamps of Mt. Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre, camping at each and trekking to Paso del Viento with views of the second largest icecap outside the polar regions! Experience classic Argentine Patagonia landscapes – steep granite spires towering over vast glaciers, cerulean lakes, rivers and forests.

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Cerro Torre. Patagonia

–Season: October to March

–5 days backpacking trek, 7 days total

–Difficulty: Intermediate – Must be physically fit; 6-8 hours trekking/day

–Requires backpacking experience (carrying 40-45 lbs/18-20 kgs backpack; sections of steep trail and scree, river crossings by zip-line and/or wading)

–Group size: 4 to 8 guests

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Day 4 Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre

DEPARTURE DATES 2018:

–Jan 4-10

–Jan 28-Feb 3

–Feb 25- Mar 3

–Mar 25-31

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Day 5 Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre Trek

ITINERARY IN BRIEF:

  • DAY 1: Arrival in El Calafate, Transfer to El Chalten
  • DAY 2: Start trek, Piedras Blancas Glacier & Laguna de los Tres
  • DAY 3: Laguna Torre & Mirador Maestri
  • DAY 4: Zip-line & Laguna Toro
  • DAY 5: Tunnel Glacier & Patagonian Ice Field
  • DAY 6: Return to El Chalten
  • DAY 7: Departure
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Day 6 Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre Trek

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Towering view of the east face of Mt. Fitz Roy from Laguna de los Tres
  • Trek to Laguna Torre and Mirador Maestri to witness the mythical Cerro Torre and Glacier Grande
  • Zip-line across the Fitz Roy river and hike to a pass with the finest vista to Mt Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre from the south
  • Wade Tunnel River, hike up scree, and cross a section of glacier to Paso del Viento (pass of the winds) to view the Viedma glacier, part of the Southern Patagonia Ice Field

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Your friendly Patagonia expert,

Gretchen

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