5 reasons to do the Patagonian Expedition Race

  1. Ice Fields - Explore the Southern Continental Ice Fields
  2. Venture South - discover the Beagle Channel and Cape Horn
  3. Torres del Paine - immerse yourself in Patagonia's beauty
  4. Take part - in one of the toughest race on earth
  5. Camaraderie - an incredibly bonding experience

Race Details

The Patagonian Expedition Race is a true adventure taking mixed teams of four through a remote corner of the world. It is incredibly arduous and to merely finish is a huge achievement. Racers receive minimal assistance as they traverse across southern Patagonia by trekking, climbing abseiling, kayaking, mountain biking all through self-navigation. They will often cover hundreds of kilometres without seeing a soul.

Key Info

Distance: Anything from 600km - 800km
Date: 16th - 26th February 2016
Entry fee: $4,000 (per team of 4)
Race HQ: Punta Arenas
Terrain: Anything and everything!

Patagonia Expedition Race

Getting There

International flights from the UK to Santiago fly overnight and tend to arrive in the morning. This gives you time to connect to a 4 hour flight to Punta Arenas - the Race HQ for the Patagonia Expedition Race.

You will spend at least 3 nights in Punta Arenas completing race registrations, rope demonstrations, briefings and presentations before leaving for the race start (exact location tbc).

The race officially ends in Puerto Natales, where there will be an after party and official closing ceremony. We can arrange all necessary transfers back to Punta Arenas for your onward journey.

Patagonia Expedition Race

Costs

You can estimate on the following travel costs:

Return flights from the UK to Santiago: $1,400
Return flights from Santiago to Punta Arenas: $450
Accommodation pre- and post- race: $450
Estimate of budget for extra travel: $530 per day.

Patagonia Expedition Race

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