El Chalten Argentina Travel Blogs

Browse 33 travel blogs from El Chalten, Argentina. Read El Chalten travel blogs, travel journals, and travelogues from fellow travelers.
#1 of 33 El Chalten travel blogs
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Dec 02, 2011 – Dec 11, 2011
From the first time I saw a picture on Webshots of the imposing Monte Fitz Roy with its otherworldly shape tinted in orange in …
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This blog was featured on Friday January 6th, 2012
#2 of 33 El Chalten travel blogs
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Dec 02, 2011 – Dec 11, 2011
With bright daylight at already 6.30am, we were up and on the go by 7.30am for the much anticipated trek to come up close and p…
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This blog was featured on Friday January 6th, 2012
#3 of 33 El Chalten travel blogs
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Dec 02, 2011 – Dec 11, 2011
[ Total distance 28km, 300m ascent and 300m descent ] The Cerro Torre hike is another Patagonian classic as Cerro Torre (3102m…
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This blog was featured on Friday January 6th, 2012
#4 of 33 El Chalten travel blogs
Ice Trekking and Camping in El Chalten
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Sep 13, 2007 – Dec 03, 2007
An early morning start to the day as we had to be at the hostel at 7:00 AM for the trek to Glaciar Torre.  Jim, Susan, and…
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#5 of 33 El Chalten travel blogs
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Dec 02, 2011 – Dec 11, 2011
Plans changed at the last minute when my trekking partner woke up still with a sore leg from an overstretched muscle from the t…
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This blog was featured on Friday January 6th, 2012
#6 of 33 El Chalten travel blogs
Approaching the Face of Cerro Fitz Roy (Chalten)
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Sep 13, 2007 – Dec 03, 2007
We took our time getting started this morning as today was not going to be as long or strenuous as yesterday's trek to and on t…
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#7 of 33 El Chalten travel blogs
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Dec 02, 2011 – Dec 11, 2011
[ Total distance 28km, 1,090m ascent and 1,090m descent ] Although nowhere near as popular as the other treks around El Chalte…
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This blog was featured on Friday January 6th, 2012
#8 of 33 El Chalten travel blogs
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Oct 11, 2015 – Oct 19, 2016
I slept well after the epic hike to Laguna de Los Tres but woke up with aches and pains despite smothering my feet in Diclofena…
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This blog was featured on Saturday November 14th, 2015
#9 of 33 El Chalten travel blogs
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Dec 02, 2011 – Dec 11, 2011
After a long day yesterday and having enough time in El Chalten, we had the luxury of not having to race against time to embark…
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This blog was featured on Friday January 6th, 2012
#10 of 33 El Chalten travel blogs
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Oct 11, 2015 – Oct 19, 2016
After a half day in El Calafate just killing time, I was really excited about going to El Chalten and getting another hiking fi…
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This blog was featured on Saturday November 14th, 2015
#11 of 33 El Chalten travel blogs
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Nov 09, 2008 – Jan 19, 2009
In hindsight, I wish I had planned on two full days in El Chalten, not one.  There were enough trails and activities to ke…
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This blog was featured on Sunday January 18th, 2009
#12 of 33 El Chalten travel blogs
El Chalten and the Fitzroy Range
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Nov 16, 2007 – Feb 25, 2008
Much needed lie in but didn't really get benefit as Argentinian guy in room had weirdest snore in the world with more of a groa…
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#13 of 33 El Chalten travel blogs
Racing the Storms down the Rio Blanco to El Pilar
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Sep 13, 2007 – Dec 03, 2007
I woke up early this morning hoping that there would be a partial clearing to get a decent shot of FItzRoy as the sun rose.&nbs…
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#14 of 33 El Chalten travel blogs
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Apr 12, 2012 – Oct 22, 2012
"These boots are made for walking and that looks like climbing to me" is what Jackie says when we reach the bottom of …
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This blog was featured on Tuesday May 1st, 2012
#15 of 33 El Chalten travel blogs
The Great Outdoors!
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Sep 22, 2007 – Jan 11, 2008
El Chalten is about a 4 hour drive from El Calafate and feels even more remote.  We passed a lodge on teh way that the 3 g…
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