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We´ll leave El Chaltén early in the morning, transfer to Río Eléctrico. We´ll start hiking up the Rio Blanco Valley, pasing the “ Glacier Piedras Blancas” viewpoint. After passing the “Poincenot” camp, we will continue the steep ascent to Laguna de los Tres.
The view from there its one of the best and nearest to mount Fitz Roy! After a lunch break, we´ll descent by Laguna Capri to El Chaltén. This is a full day, from 9 to 10 hours of activity

Data Sheet

1 day

Intermediate difficulty

Elevation gain 800 meters

Distance 20-22 km

2 - 15 people per guide

Trekking El Chalten Patagonia


• Certified Mountain Guide
• Transfer to Río Eléctrico
• VHF Radio
• First-aid kit

Trekking El Chalten Patagonia


• Packed Lunch
• Personal Insurance
• Gratuities

Packing List

Weather: The weather in Patagonia is notorious for high winds and extreme variability. Days can range from sunny with temperatures in the mid-60s (15°C) in October to rain, hail, and occasionally even snow. Nighttime temperatures often drop down into the 30s and 40s (0-5°C). The wind-chill factor can sometimes make the ambient temperature feel much colder. Please come prepared for all possibilities and equipped with good quality rain and wind gear.



• 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.

Please make sure you have all requested equipment.
Let us know if you need advice for buying or renting.


Water is potable in Southern Patagonia. Please bring your own water filter or purification tablets if you don’t want to drink the water untreated.
Sleeping bags/pads are available for rent in El Chaltén. Book early for best availability

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Eduardo Brenner 88 (9301)
El Chaltén, Santa Cruz, Argentina
Teléfono: +54 9 2966 60-7070