Category Archives: Hiking

Hike to Los Lagos, Huerquehue National Park, Lake District, Chile

March 8, 2018 This scenic hike around the lakes has a shorter option and a longer option that includes a couple of more lakes. We did the longer circuit but in late summer these two outer lagunas were dryer and … Continue reading

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Hike to Cerro San Sebastián, Huerquehue National Park, Lake District, Chile

March 7. 2018 Huerquehue National Park, about an hour from Pucón, has really just two main trails, the climb up Cerro San Sebatián and Los Lagos (See the following post for Los Lagos).  With the rain coming maybe tomorrow afternoon … Continue reading

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Alerces Trail, Petrohué, Lake District, Chile

March 13, 2018 On a cloudy day with some drizzle we opted not to do a boat trip. Instead we tried the Alerces trail from Petrohué village in Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park. The track first runs through the open … Continue reading

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Chanquín Southern Sector, Chiloé National Park, Chile

March 3, 2018 The Chanquín region of the national park has the greatest number of hiking trails and is supposed to be the most accessible, about an hour drive from Castro on now paved roads. Though a newish looking road … Continue reading

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El Chalten with Walk Patagonia – Review

In February of 2018 we did 4 days of hiking with Walk Patagonia. The first day was really a warm-up with just a short hike to the Huemul Glacier Viewpoint followed by a cruise on Lago del Desierto. Day 2 … Continue reading

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Catching the Sunrise on Mt Fitz Roy, El Chalten, Argentina

This post covers day 3 of a 3 day guided trek with Walk Patagonia in El Chalten region,  first in Los Huemules Reserve and then in Los Glaciares National Park. February 25, 2018 Today’s hike continues from the Poincenot private campground at … Continue reading

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El Pilar Trail to Camp Poincenot, El Chalten, Argentina

This post covers day 2 of a 3 day guided trek with Walk Patagonia in El Chalten region,  first in Los Huemules Reserve and then in Los Glaciares National Park. February 24, 2018 Today from Refugio Puesto Cagliero we would … Continue reading

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