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Moises and the crew were the best team we could have with us. With 8 hikers and 4 days in the wildness of Chile. No matter if it's the campfire by night, the stories Moises shared with us on the spirits of the mountains. The...More
First of all, this is the best trek of my life. Don’t hesitate, do it! This review is everything you need to know for those who are of average fitness level. When I was researching I found a lot of reviews were written by people...More
Did this trek over 4 days with 2 families with 5 kids aged between 8 and 12. Spectacular views and scenery. Difficult for kids in places with heavy wind and some steep slopes and a few 20km+ days. Refugios are very comfortable high end hostels...More
I had multiple travelers ask me questions on how to visit W trail. Here are the details.
How to hike?
The hike takes 4 to 5 days. We took 4 days and 3 nights to complete the hike and it was a bit...More
I stayed at Ecocamp Chile. Arrangements were made through Eco Chile Travel. I highly recommend their service. The camp is a collection of geo domes. Some are common areas for dining, etc. Others are for sleeping. There are various levels of accommodation (and pricing) in...More
I completed the W-Trek with Dittmar Adventures and cannot recommend them more highly. My guides, Carlos and Juan were professional and knowledgeable. In fact, I was on a three week overland tour and learnt more from Carlos and Juan about Chile - sights (mountains, glaciers,...More
Be prepared, this is a hiking trip to test all senses. The route can be tough so you need to be fit. Have the right gear and equipment. Clothing for various weather conditions is essential and shoes are important. The route will have water and...More
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Refugio Chileano to Los Cuernos is a relatively easy hike if you don't have strong winds. Should take about 5 hours due to the rolling hills. Make sure you have shoes with good grip as the trail can be a bit slippery in... More
Refugio Chileano to Los Cuernos is a relatively easy hike if you don't have strong winds. Should take about 5 hours due to the rolling hills. Make sure you have shoes with good grip as the trail can be a bit slippery in parts.
I have not heard of the shortcut, but the hike from Chileano to Los Cuernos does not require you to come back to Base Torres. The regular route is pretty decent and may be you can stay on it.