Data Sheet

2 days

Very difficult, training required.

Ski touring experience required

1-4 people per guide

1000 a 1300 m/day

July - August - September


Full Day 12 hs

We will depart early in the morning to El Pilar (15 km). Once there, we will head up the “Río Blanco” valley, through the climbers camp, and start the steep ascent to “Laguna de los Tres” (1200 meters or 4593 feet a/s/l).

Then, we will either go around or across the lagoon (depending on the conditions), to continue up the glacier with the skis, until the saddle between “Punta Velluda” and “Cerro Madsen” (at approximately 1800 meters or 5905 feet a/s/l)

After the ski descent, we will return back to El Pilar and then drive to El Chaltén. The activity takes about 12 hours, with a total elevation gain of 1200-1400 meters (4200-4593 feet).

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.

Trekking El Chalten Patagonia


Certified Mountain Guide UIAGM
Technical equipment: crampons, harness, rope, etc.)
Local transfers
VHF Radio or Sat Phone
First-aid kit

Trekking El Chalten Patagonia


Personal Equipment (Please see detailed list below)
Personal insurance (It´s mandatory to hired your own accidents and rescue insurance)
Restaurant Meals
Lift Tickets
Alcoholic drinks
Services not specified

Packing List



• 30-40 lts daypack
• Water bottle & thermo 1l
• Lunch box
• Synthetic or merino base layers
• 2 fleeces (100-200)
• Hooded puff jacket
• 2 pairs of gloves
• Buff & warm hat
• Waterproof pants & jacket
• Sunglasses & googles
• Sunbloc & lip protection
• Trekking shoes
• Ski crampons
• Headlamp
• Ski touring boots
• Ski touring skis & skins
• Ski poles
• Beacon-shovel-probe *

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


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
Phone: +54 9 2966 60-7070