Day 0 (previous day) - Meeting in El Chaltén, equipment check, guides presentation.
Day 1 - We leave in the morning from El Chaltén along the path that goes to the base of Fitz Roy, passing through Laguna Capri. We organize the camp in the area known as Poincenot. In the afternoon we ascend to Laguna de los Tres, where we will also visit the viewpoint of Laguna Sucia and we will observe the imposing Mount Fitz Roy and its surrounding needles; return to camp and overnight.
Day 2 - We continue along the path that passes through the Lagunas Madre and Hija and then we will cross towards the Valle del Torre, to meet the path that goes to the camps of the lagoon with the same name. New camp. We will observe and rest next to the lagoon to observe the immensity that lives at the foot of the Adela massifs and the mythical Cerro Torre and its other mountains that surround it.
Day 3 - We leave very early, on one of the longest days, towards the Laguna Toro Valley. We will cross the Agachonas Pass from where we will be able to fully observe the Fitz Roy and Torre massifs. We will follow the Río Túnel Valley upstream to Laguna Toro Camp. We will camp at the Laguna Toro Camp.
Day 4 - We descend through the valley and the conventional path to El Chalten, in about 6 hours approx. End of the tour, in El Chalten.
Long Option (Vuelta al Huemul): We break camp and head towards Paso del Viento. Key day of the trek because it is our gateway to the Patagonian Continental Ice. After crossing the Túnel River, wading or using the zip line (according to the conditions and decision of the guide) we will have to ascend 900 meters. of unevenness to have one of the most impressive views of Patagonia: the ice field. The trekking is very varied, passing through pedrero, pasture, glacier... From there we will descend south to the Paso del Viento del Viento refuge. Camp.
Day 5 - Early we leave for Huemul Pass. Following the lateral moraine of the Viedma Glacier heading south east, we skirt Cerro Huemul through this unexplored region of the National Park. An ascent of about 400 final meters and reaching the Huemul Pass we will have the Viedma Glacier on our right and the Viedma Lake on our left, all at the same time. From there we can see the front of the Viedma Glacier from above, as well as just 15 minutes away, a condorera. Then we will descend the steep slopes of Cerro Huemul to the Bay of Icebergs, where we set up our camp in an old post.
Day 6 - After breakfast. We start our march through the famous Patagonian steppe, always with Lake Viedma on our right. We arrive at the mouth of the Túnel River. After wading on foot, sometimes intense depending on the level of the river, we continue to Bahía Túnel where a 45-minute land transfer will take us to El Chaltén. End of our services.
In all our expeditions we offer the service of meals IN FULL BOARD PLAN.
It is necessary to complete the personal/medical record to clarify if someone does not eat any type of food.
Overnight is in igloo-type tents, to share from 2 to 4 people.
For any mountain activity you need to have previous physical preparation, or be physically active.
No previous experience is required, we recommend having good physical condition, and knowing that the modality is a journey, where you walk during the day with a backpack, and spend the night in a wild camp.
The overnight is done in mountain camps in igloo-type tents, comfortable and for 2/3 or 4 people.
The tents are included in the service. If you want to bring your own, ask us.
The camps are wild, there are some with a public bathroom with a latrine, you have to maintain the hygiene of the place, taking your papers.
Although the time of year is optimal for this journey, in Andean and/or wild areas, temperatures tend to drop at night.
The stops are given with a frequency and graduation according to the intensity. There are stops for lunch, snack, and rest.
From 16 years of age. We also recommend that you contact us before registering or registering a minor.
In a woman a range from 15 to 18 kilos, in a man from 18 to 25 kilos.
NO. You can hire a human porter but it is at your own expense.
20% Up to 5 Kilos: Short excursion walks / Trekking Talampaya
40% Up to 8/10 Kilos: Round-trip trekking / Vallecitos 3 and 4-day programs
60% Up to 12/15 kilos: Crossing trekking with porting / Crossing of the Andes Paso Portillo
80% More than 15/18 kilos: Cross-country trekkings with little or no portage / Trekkings in Patagonia (Paso Vuriloche, PN Lanin or Nahuel Huapi, etc)
100% More than 25 Kilos: With a lot of equipment on top and little or no porting / Continental Ice
20% half a day or less with little unevenness.
40% more sustained slopes and longer days in the activity. 2-3 days / more than 6 hours per day.
60% Long ascents and descents with a longer duration. Ascents to more than 4000 meters in the central mountain range / intense 4-day trekking (Uruguayan plane)
80% Important work of legs in resistance. Very long days. Very long day ascents (Lanin - Domuyo) or more than 5000 meters. Ice courses.
100% Maximum demand. Aerobic work and constant effort on legs. Continental Ice, Aconcagua, mountains of more than 6000 meters.
20% flat land
40% trails with moderate ups and downs. General crossing trekkings . Sierra de la Ventana, Córdoba, Patagonia, Cuyo, north, others. Classic ascents
60% Steeper slopes and trails. Possible use of crampons. Domuyo, Cordón del Plata, Cordillera Central.
80% Mixed terrain, with snow or ice. Alvear, Lanin, Tronador. Bolivia, Peru.
100% Highly technical terrain. Glacial transit and climbing in sections. Hill climbing with sections on slopes of more than 60 ° inclination
20% We will not be much affected.
40% This is a normal level of attention.
60% We require more motivation, enthusiasm and concentration.
80% The activity will require us to be very connected and convinced.
100% Maximum control and emotional-psychological performance.
0% + sea level.
20% Up to 2000 masl.
40% + 2000 masl.
60% + 4000 masl.
80% + 5000 masl.
100% + 6000 masl.
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