|Los Glaciares National Park
who love freedom and being in contact with
nature, have the opportunity of making a
lot of free trekking inside the National
Park, specially in El ChaltÚn, or the unique
experience of walking on glaciers with the
help of mountain guides. Before starting,
choose a trip according with your capacity.
Fitz Roy, (ChaltÚn).
the Ranger know about your trip and always
take the Trekking / Climbing registry. During
the walk, never leave the trail and do not
try to make shortcuts.
|Walk on the Perito Moreno
|As sailing near
the glacier offers an unique visual perspective, to
experience walking on Perito Moreno glacier (minitrekking)
is outstanding. Once the Rico branch is crossed, the
walk through the woods starts, at the end of the way,
crampons are given to be put on. Once this task is complete,
small groups escorted by specialized guides start a
walk of around two hours among great ice peaks, towers,
turquoise blue cracks and small lagoons. It is an easy
walk, recommended for ages between 10 to 60 years old.
It is also important to take sport shoes, if possible
trekking shoes, thick socks, long trousers, jacket,
sweater, sun glasses, sun block, gloves and hat. This
tour Este paseo puede se contratar en las agencias de
turismo de El Calafate.
|El Chaltén &
Lago del Desierto
the northern extreme of the park, the granite peaks,
lakes, woods and glaciers become all together one of
the most extraordinary places of the world. The highest
mountains are Mt. Fitz Roy (3405m) and Mt. Torre (3102
m). In this scenario, the small village of El ChaltÚn,
gives shelter to the climbers and trekkers
of all around the world.
Nowadays it has a population of about 300 inhabitants,
and an increasing offer in touristic services.
Olso is possible walking on the Torre glacier.