Hiking Mirador Pliegue Tumbado


 Full day trekking (8 hours)
 Moderate difficulty
 Elevation gain 900 meters
 2 - 15 people per guide


We will take the Laguna Toro trailhead from the National Park Visitor Center. After one hour hiking we´ll get to the first lookout point: our first stop, with good views to Mounts Fitz Roy, Torre and Huemul. From there we´ll traverse over the “Pampa de las Carretas”, where we take a detour towards the Pliegue Tumbado lookout direction. Once above the timberline (approximately 1000 meters or 3280 feet a/s/l), you may find some fossils such as ammonites and belemnites (only for watching!).

The Pliegue Tumbado is an alternative trail which offers you a great panoramic view of both Cerro Torre and Mount Fitz Roy, as well as not-so-common perspectives to Cerro Solo, Cerro Huemul and the sky-blue inmensity of Viedma Lake. This trek has also the advantage of being off the beaten track, so you could have a better experience in contact with the nature. In the afternoon we´ll head back to El Chaltén by the same trail.

The activity will take about 7-8 hs.


• 25-30L Daypack
• Water
• Lunch box (*)
• Personal hygienic set
• Fleece jacket or wind stopper
• Insulated light jacket(down or or synthetic)
• Waterproof parka

• Waterproof pants
• Gloves
• Sun cap & wool or fleece hat & buff
• Sunglasses
• Sun-block and Lip Balm
• Trekking shoes
• Walking poles
• Pocket knife

Note (*): We can prepare you lunch box, consult us for the cost and options

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