Ice field Expedition around Mount Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre. 8 Day Circuit

This trip offers the possibility to hike around Mount Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre, through the Southern Ice field, and back To El Chalten.  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. Experience in Hiking is requiered. Crampons and Snowshoes are needed (included). 20-25 kg Back Pack, you may hire a porter. 15kg. off your weight. WEATHER IN PATAGONIA It ́s  important to take into account that the weather in El Chalten is very unstable. This expedition counts with two extra days to improve the odds of success. Waiting, continuing, or suspending decision will be on our Mountain Guide criteria. No refunds will be issued in any of this cases. INCLUDED. Ceritified Montain Guide.  1 assistant every 3 pax. All meals during the trek. 2 hostel nights in El Chalten (Please see add-ons for upgrade.) Satellite phone for emergencies during the trek. 4 season Mountain Hardwear tents. Snowshoes MSR or BALDAS & BLACK DIAMOND crampons. Private property fees. Personal Accidents insurence. Fist Aid Kit. Parque Nacional Los Glaciares Permits. NOT INCLUDED. Meals and hostel in El Calafate. Transport from/to El Calafate. Hostel in El Chalten in case you return earlier than expected. Personal gear. (see list below). Non specified in this program. Tips. PERSONAL GEAR REQUIRED. *You may rent in our store. 30% discount. **You may buy in our store. Please check availability. 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.   Softshell pant.  Fleece.  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.**  Gaiters.*  Mountaineering boots.*  Neck protection.**  Personal hygiene set.  Headlamp with extra batteries.**  Fleece beanie or similar. ** Book this trip as a private departure just for you and your group on your chosen date. Contact us for conditions, costs and availability. 

Patagonia Ascents. 7 days.

Have you ever expirience the top of a mountain? This program offers you the possibility to summit two amazing and non technical peak is Patagonia, giving you the best views! Vespigniani Mountain is right in Lago del desierto area, around 40km away from El Chalten Village. Surrounded by glaciers, this summit offers amazing views of both Argentinean and Chilenean sides. Gorra Blanca Mountain is a bit harder, and done in 4 days. Its located in Souther Patagonia Icefield and will give you the chance to both step and enjoy the 3rd biggest mass of ice on earth!  Take your chance to exprierince the best of Patagonia pushing it a bit! Expirience in hiking is required. Both summits involve technical hiking with crampons, snowshoes mountaineering boots, since you will be crossing steep glaciers. Backpack. Around 20kg. You may hire porters.   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 hikes. Transfer Rio Electrio. VHF Radio. GPS. First Aid Kit. Personal Accident insurance. NOT INCLUDED. 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  PERSONAL 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.  WEATHER IN PATAGONIA It ́s important to take into account, that the weather in El Chalten is very unstable. This expedition counts with two extra days to improve the odds of success. Waiting, continuing, or suspending decision will be on our Mountain Guide criteria.     

Cerro Torre Base Camp. 3 days.

From 2 to 5 people. October till April.  This national park counts with two of the most incredible mountain cords of the world, Cerro Torre and Fitz Roy. What we offer with this program is to give you the opportunity to enter between these two gigantic massifs, and to have the possibility of enjoying, from an unique place, by walking on glaciers, the west face of the Fitz Roy massif ; and even closer the east face of Cerro Torre. All these surrounded by an indescribable Glacier geography. Previous mountaineering experience or with the use of crampons is required. The long journeys on the glacier although will require good physical condition. This is an easy hike compared to other itineraries, and it still gets you to one of the most important points in this park.    INCLUDED. Mountain Guide. 1 Assistant every 3 people. Equipment for river crossing. 4 season Tents (Mountain Hardwear) and cooking set.  Meals during the trip. VHF Radio. GPS. First Aid Kit. Personal Accident Insurence.  NOT INCLUDED. Bus from El Chalten to El Calafate. Hotel. 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. Tips. Non specified in this program.  REQUIRED EQUIPMENT  50-60lt backpack .  3 pair of socks.  Sleeping bag -5 o 0 confort.  Mattress.  Bottle.  Thermic underwear.  Fleece.  Waterproof jacket ( Gore-tex).  Down or insulated jacket.  Poles.  Sunglasses.  Sun protection.  Softshell or hiking pants.  Waterproof over pants (Gore-tex).  Gloves(2 pairs).  Beanie.  Personal higiene kit.  Buff.  Hiking boots.   Headlamp with extra bateries.  Swiss Knife.  

Cerro Torre Base Camp + Paso del Viento. 6 days

From 2 to 4 people. October till April.  This national park counts with two of the most incredible mountain cords of the world, Cerro Torre and Fitz Roy. What we offer with this program is to give you the opportunity to enter between these two gigantic massifs, and to have the possibility of enjoying, from an unique place, by walking on glaciers, the west face of the Fitz Roy massif ; and even closer the east face of Cerro Torre. All these surrounded by an indescribable Glacier geography. We will cross De Las Agachonas Pass, and amazing hike up to Laguna Toro Camp. From there we will reach Paso Del Viento, spectacular views of the incredible Ice field. The third biggest mass of ice after greenland and Antartica. Previous mountaineering experience or with the use of crampons is required. The long journeys on the glacier although will require good physical condition. This is an easy hike compared to other itineraries, and it still gets you to one of the most important points in this park.    INCLUDED. Mountain Guide. 1 Assistant every 3 people. Equipment for river crossing. 4 season Tents (Mountain Hardwear) and cooking set.  Meals during the trip. VHF Radio. GPS. First Aid Kit. Personal Accident Insurence.  NOT INCLUDED. Bus from El Chalten to El Calafate. Hotel. 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. Tips. Non specified in this program.  REQUIRED EQUIPMENT  50-60lt backpack .  3 pair of socks.  Sleeping bag -5 o 0 confort.  Mattress.  Bottle.  Thermic underwear.  Fleece.  Waterproof jacket ( Gore-tex).  Down or insulated jacket.  Poles.  Sunglasses.  Sun protection.  Softshell or hiking pants.  Waterproof over pants (Gore-tex).  Gloves(2 pairs).  Beanie.  Personal higiene kit.  Buff.  Hiking boots.   Headlamp with extra bateries.  Swiss Knife.  

Paso Marconi. 3 days.

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.