• Patagonia's most remote and challenging trek.

  • See Fitz Roy and Los Glaciares National Park away from crowds, from unique view points.

  • Take full part as a member of an expedition team in tough conditions.

  • Expert guides lead the group through one of the world's most beautiful and pristine environments.

The trip was great. We had perfect weather - 8 days with no precipitation and sunshine for at least a few hours on most days. It was a tough hike, but completely spectacular.

Highlight was getting to the Cerro El Torre valley and camping there for two nights under the completely spectacular massifs there. The skies were clear and we could just spend hours sitting out there admiring Cerro El Torre and the other peaks.

Ven Seshardi, Canada, Ice Field Trek


South Patagonia Ice Field Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Check kit, briefing, hostel.

  • Day 2

    Depart Chalten, trek Rio Electrico, camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 3

    Marconi Glacier – Marconi Pass, camp or refuge (B,L,D)

  • Day 4

    Marconi Pass – Circo de los Altares, camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 5

    Circo de los Altares – Ferrari Lake, refuge (B,L,D)

  • Day 6

    Windy Pass to Tunel lake, camp (B,L,D)

  • Days 7-8

    Reserve days (2 x B,L,D)

  • Day 9

    Pliegue Tombado to Chalten, hostel (B,L)

  • Day 10

    Tour ends (B)

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What's Included?

2 nights accommodation in hostel mixed dorm in El Chalten (hotel upgrade to single/twin available), professional certified mountain-guides, one assistant for every 4 people, mountain-tents, mountain-safety equipment: ropes, ice axes, ice-screws, snow-stakes, technical equipment: crampons, snowshoes and harnesses, all meals during the traverse, cooking-equipment (stoves and dishes, etc.), first-aid kit, GPS, compass, maps, communication equipment: VHF radio and satellite phone, transfer to bridge over Rio Electrico.

What's Not Included?

Flights, services in El Calafate, transportation between El Calafate and El Chalten (we can arrange this at extra cost), meals in El Chalten, personal equipment, health insurance, personal porters, tips, services not mentioned in the programme.

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