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Ventisquero Yelcho

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Stunning Views! (TIMINGS INCLUDED)

The starting point of this trail is not that easy to find as there are no signs on the road but... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
TravelReviewer1983
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London, United Kingdom
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The easiest and prettiest short walk

The short walk to reach the snowdrift was very very nice, and the snowdrift itself was worth the... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2016
TriniMP
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Santiago, Chile
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23 Feb 2017
“Stunning Views! (TIMINGS INCLUDED)”
21 Nov 2016
“The easiest and prettiest short walk”
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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

The starting point of this trail is not that easy to find as there are no signs on the road but it's just by the bridge. The walk itself requires high shoes as it gets very muddy, especially during or after rainy days. The path...More

1  Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 22 November 2016

The short walk to reach the snowdrift was very very nice, and the snowdrift itself was worth the low temperature you have to endure for a bit. I recommend to bring binoculars to see every detail of this amazing place!

Thank TriniMP
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

The objective to see two amazing hanging glaciers with a delightful walk through riverside forest. There are a few fallen trees to chamber over and overhanging branches to duck under .. all worth the effort.

Thank JillTDevon
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We hiked with 11 and 14 year old boys and it was quite the adventure. The trail ends after 2-3 miles with a sign that says its self-guided from here on out. That is when the hike got interesting because we lost the trail (if...More

Thank felster
Reviewed 7 December 2015

Ask the locals and they will tell you how quick this glaciar is melting. The path is really wild and with zero maintenance. You can camp there as well however there are no WC neither electricity. Takes 5 hours roundtrip to get as close to...More

Thank DiegoteWhite
Reviewed 28 September 2015

The Yelcho hanging glaciar is located about 5 minutes from Yelcho en la Patagonia, we got some mountain bikes from the Hotel and ride about 5km to get to the trail that access the Ventisquero. It took us around 5 hours to get close to...More

2  Thank Valentina16s
Reviewed 22 May 2015

Take the short walk toward an outlook, or the long one to the small lake below the glacier. This area is so lonely, virgin and big that you will feel lost in the beauty.

Thank Thomas A
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