The Patagonia Ice FIield is the third biggest mass of ice in the World after Antarctica and Greenland, and the biggest if you think outside the polar surface. It extends from North to South for 350 km. 49 Glaciers begin here such us Upsala Glacier (902 km2), Marconi, Glacier, Viedma Glacier (978 km2) and Perito Moreno (258 km2) in Argentina and Pio XI, O'Higgins and Grey in Chile. This expedition happens in one of the most overwelming and remote icy and rocky landscapes, unique in the world. A huge ice field of virgin snow surrounded by the unknown faces of the most particular massifs in Patagonia. Patagonia Hikes invites you in three days, to get to enjoy the amazing Ice Field. Experience is not needed, nor technique, you do need very good physical condition and to be able to carry heavy backpacks. Porters can be hired. (upto 15kg). SPECIFICATIONS 3 days. 2 camping nights. Backpack weight: 15-20 kg aprox. Level: Hard. From 2 to 8 people. November till April. INCLUDED Mountain Guide. 1 Assistant every 3 people. Glacier and Snow Equipment. (snowshoes and crampons) 4 season Tents (Mountain Hardwear) and cooking set. Meals during the trip. Transfer Rio Electrio. VHF Radio. GPS. First Aid Kit. Personal Accident insurance. Satellite Phone. NOT INCLUDED Bus from and to El Calafate. Personal Equipment (boots, backpack, sleeping bag, etc). You can rent this equipment. Let us know if you need any of these items. You get a 30% discount by hiring our services. Additional Porters. Non specified in this program. Tips EQUIPMENT REQUIRED Backpack 60-70l. 3 pair of socks. Shoes for wading. Sleeping Bag down or synthetic -15o. Insulated Mattress. 1L Bottle. Syntethic underwear top and pant. (midweight) 2 top fleeces or similar. Fleece pant or warm tight. Waterproof Jacket (Gore-tex or similar). Down Jacket or similar. Hiking poles. Sunglasses with UV protection. Sun block and lip balm. Waterproof Overpant (Gore-tex or similar). Gloves (3 pairs). Cup or similar. Hiking Boots. Gaiters. Mountaineering boots. Neck protection. Personal hygiene set. Headlamp with extra batteries. Fleece beanie or similar.