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I was very unfortunate with the weather during my stay in El Chalten: it rained heavily and was very windy most of the time. When the sun came out at noon one day, I spontaneously decided to go for a little walk and by chance...More
The steepest section of this hike is at the beginning and then becomes a ramble through hills.
The scenery is breathtaking with views of Mount Fitz Roy, the river valley and on the return leg towards El Chalten and in the distance lake viedma.
We did this on the way back from the Fitz Roy trek and was an unexpected gem! Definitely do not miss this. If doing the Fitz Roy trek, I would suggest taking this route on the way back, and the mirador on the way up.
Not exactly "easy" as there is quite a bit of uphill climb getting there. Plenty of photo ops along way. The lake itself is beautiful, with Fitz Roy peaks in the distance. There is a loop you can do - going a little further up...More
The laguna is lovely, with beaches and the campsite nearby. It’s easy to get there and not too long. If you don’t want to go till laguna de los tres you can go there and go round to see the Fitz Roy mirador (lookout), it’s...More