Very difficult, training required
Ski touring experience required
Double rooms & Mountain Hut
August - September
Reception at Bariloche Airport and transfer to your Hotel. Briefing with your guide; equipment check and details of the program. Lodging at Bariloche.
Transfer to Catedral Ski Resort. Ski off-piste around Catedral mountain. Lodging at Bariloche
Transfer to Catedral Ski Resort. We´ll take the lifts to reach the ridge of the mountain, and start our traverse to Frey Hut. Excellent views of Nahuel Huapi Lake and the surrounding mountains! We´ll ski down the Van Titter valley, and then skin up to Refugio Frey. Lodging at Refugio Frey.
We have the entire day to go ski touring with a light pack, around the frozen “Laguna Toncek”, surrounded by granite towers. Slopes and chutes to choose according to snow and weather conditions. Lodging at Refugio Frey.
Possible ski in the morning, and back to Catedral Ski area in the afternoon. Transfer back to Bariloche. Lodging at Bariloche.
Ski at Cerro López, very scenic views of Nahuel Huapi Lake
Transfer to Airport and flight to El Calafate. Transfer to El Chaltén. Lodging at El Chaltén.
Transfer to Mosquito Creek; Ski Loma del Diablo (1800m). Vertical drop: 1200m. Lodging at El Chaltén.
Transfer to Lago del Desierto. Ski Cerro Vespignani ( 2146m). Vertical drop:1500m. Lodging at El Chaltén.
Approach to Fitz Roy Basecamp. Optional ski in the afternoon at Glacier de los Tres. Camp. Poincenot.
Ski Cerro Madsen (1806m). Vertical Gain1000m. Camp. Poincenot.
Back to El Chaltén. Lodging at El Chaltén
Transfer to El Calafate Airport. End of the services
Note: The Itinerary can be modified and should be considered only as a guide. External factors such us the conditions of the snow or weather conditions could change the original plan, and your Guides will have the criteria to change the program if they consider is necessary.
Private Transfer Calafate-Chalten-Calafate
Certified Mountain Guide UIAGM - IFMGA
3 nights lodging in Bariloche, based on private double rooms.
2 nights at Refugio Frey (dormitories, sleeping bag required)
All meals in the Mountains
First Aid Kit
VHF Radio or Sat Phone communication
Personal Equipment (Please see detailed list below)
Personal insurance (It´s mandatory to hired your own accidents and rescue insurance)
Services not specified
• Backpacks 30 and 50 liters
• Sleeping Bag and sleeping mattress (Therm-a-Rest recommended)
• Head lamp
• Water bottle and small thermo flask
• Trekking shoes
• Merino or synthetic base layers
• Mid layer fleece & Windstopper
• Down or synthetic hooded jacket
• 2 pairs of gloves
• Warm hut and buff
• Extra socks
• Waterproof pants and Jacket ( Gore-Tex)
• Lens and goggles
• Sun bloc & lip protection
• Ski touring set: Skis, skins, boots, ski crampons, ski poles ( compressible ideal).
• Crampons & Ice Axe*
• Safety avalanche set: Shovel, beacon, probe*
• Helmet (optional)
If you need to rent some of these items, please let us know in advance
Please make sure you have all requested equipment, let us konw if you need advice for buying or renting