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2-day Pilquitrón hiking traverse in El Bolsón, Argentine Patagonia

Discover the varied landscapes of Argentine Patagonia and reach the summit of Pilquitrón on this 2-day hiking traverse led by UIMLA mountain leader Catalina.


TRIP TYPE

Private

MOUNTAIN RANGES

Andes

DURATION

+1 Day

OFFER PERIOD

Jan - May, Sep - Dec

FITNESS LEVEL

High

SKILL LEVEL

Intermediate

PAYMENT METHODS

Credit Card, Wire Transfer and more!

  • Contemplate outstanding panoramic views.
  • Take part in an easy and friendly trek.
  • Go across different landscapes.

Description

Go from the forests to the high mountain terrain in Patagonia and live an unforgettable experience on this 2-day hiking traverse to Pilquitrón, in El Bolsón.

On this 2-day program, I invite you to discover an iconic mountain in the Andes: Pilquitrón. In the native Mapuche language, Pilquitrón means ‘mountain hanging in the clouds’.

On this program, we will go on an exciting expedition through the Nahuel Pan waterfall and reach the edge of the mountain. Then, walking south, we will find the Huemul summit and descend to the refuge where we will spend the night. On the following day, we will reach the summit and then descend to El Bolsón.

Please, take a look at the itinerary below for a detailed description of each day. As for the difficulty, keep in mind that it is important to be in good physical shape for this program.

So, would you like to have fun in the mountains and admire breathtaking panoramic views of varied landscapes? Then all you need to do is send the request and book your place on this program.

I also lead a 3-day trek to Cerro Lindo in El Bolsón. Check it out!

Price includes

- Accommodation included

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Transportation start and back

- Permit and entrance fees

- Mountain guide expenses

Secure your spot with just 25% payment

48-hour free cancellation with 30-day advance booking


Itinerary

Day 1: Nahuel Pan - Cordón Huemul

We will meet in Bolsón and drive to the Nahuel Pan waterfall, where we will start our hike. As we gain altitude, we will explore a beautiful forest with a wide variety of typical Patagonian trees.
After 2 hs, we will reach the summit of Cordón Huemul, have lunch and descend to the refuge, where we will spend the night.

Day 2: Pilquitrón Summit

From the refuge, we will start the ascent to the summit (2,260 meters). We will cover a distance of 3,5 km. and face an elevation gain of 1000 meters. Then, we will descend through a forest with carved trees and reach the spot from where we will drive to El Bolsón.

About the guide: Catalina

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Catalina

Mountain Guide

Languages

French | English

Certificates

AAGM | UIMLA

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