Category: Los Glaciares

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Trekking deep into the wilderness of Los Glaciares

There are few moments I’m happier than when I’m hiking far off the beaten track, communing with Mother Nature and testing myself against the elements. Patagonia offers plenty of scope for just that, not least among the wilds of Los Glaciares National Park. One of the most extreme hikes it’s possible to do there is […]

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Hiking the Huemul Circuit in Los Glaciares

Los Glaciares National Park is packed with beautiful day hiking trails. From the mountain town of El Chaltén, you can set out on any number of brilliant hikes from the door of your hotel to enjoy the spectacular Fitz Roy Massif, while returning to sleep in a cosy bed at night. But there are plenty […]

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Ice hiking on Perito Moreno glacier

In Patagonia, the draw of Perito Moreno glacier is hard to escape. Its giant frozen cliffs reach more than 60 metres high over a giant lake, an immense river of ice flowing unstoppably down from the mountains. Along with the iconic Fitz Roy mountain range, it is one of the two great draws for Argentina’s […]

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Expedition trekking on the Southern Patagonian Ice Field

‘We were like buffalo charging straight into the storm,’ was how one of my trekking companions described it. We were halfway through our week-long expedition, roped together as we picked our way across a glacier. Behind us, a black cloud was descending, whipped into menacing swirls by a ferocious wind. Ahead of us the air […]

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Why El Chaltén is a trekker’s paradise

El Chaltén, a small town nestled within the rugged embrace of Los Glaciares National Park in Argentinian Patagonia is one the trekking world’s great gateways to adventure. Although many first time visitors to the region focus on the headline-grabbing Torres del Paine National Park just across the border in Chile, Los Glaciares is equally spectacular […]

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Exploring Perito Moreno glacier by boat

When it comes to icy rivers of blue and white, few glaciers can make you draw breath like Perito Moreno in Argentina’s Los Glaciares National Park. Everything about it is superlative. Its immense walls tower more than 60 metres above the waters of a vast lake, offering a great face of ice that stretches seemingly […]

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Why you don’t have to be a hiker to enjoy Los Glaciares National Park

Los Glaciares National Park is one of Argentina’s greatest jewels. It’s both the oldest and largest national park in the country and is famous for its world class trekking. But its 3000 square miles offer far more than just the opportunity to get your hiking boots on. It’s also home to some amazing sights including […]

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