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Cerro Alvear

Ushuaia Surrounds, Ushuaia, Argentina
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Amazing day on the mountain!

Having read some of the other reviews for this activity, and wanting to do something a little more... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
paulvoisard
Amazing hike!

This trail is very difficult to find at the start because dirt roads lead away from it. The trail... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
AW1008
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  • Average3%
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“del sur” (2 reviews)
“summit” (3 reviews)
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Ushuaia Surrounds, Ushuaia, Argentina
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Having read some of the other reviews for this activity, and wanting to do something a little more out of the box while in Ushuaia, we decided to plan a day climbing Alvear, and having read the reviews of Guias del Sur, we contacted them...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

This trail is very difficult to find at the start because dirt roads lead away from it. The trail climbs steeply up to a lovely pastural summit. Then the trail slides harrowingly for about 1 km along a mountain ledge with a sheer drop about...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2015

I think that there's not any other place in the world like this one. It'a a huge cavern excavated in the blue ice. It takes 4 hours to get there from Ushuaia, but it definitely worth the hard walk.

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Reviewed 18 January 2012

We did this trek with Guias del Sur (www.gdspatagonia.com.ar) email: guiasdelsur@hotmail.com.ar Excellent choice! It is a demanding 12 hours trek: 7 hs to the summit of 1.400 mts thru forest, rock, ice (walking on ice, they provide crampons, piolet, hamlet) and 5 hs back. If...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2009

I also climbed Cerro Alvear with Compania de Guias de Patagonia. Luis looked after everything for us, all we had to do was turn up bright and early ready to climb. The last section is where you really need the harness, ropes and ice axes...More

2  Thank jkta1
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Reviewed 20 November 2009

If you are looking for a little adventure and have never been mountaineering, this will get you hooked!!! We weren't planning to climb a mountain, but we stumbled on Cerro Alvear and the ascension was the best thing we did all holiday. Cerro Alvear is...More

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