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Type of Trip
Join me in this amazing 3-day trek in Ushuaia, in the Andes southernmost point! Come to the capital of Tierra del Fuego province in Argentina, and live an unforgettable experience.
We will start our trek in Ushuaia going into the Andes range through the Alvear range area. Then, we will walk until we reach the spectacular Ojo del Albino Glacier. Besides, we will enjoy the stunning view of mountains and ice. That first night we will sleep in a tent.
Next morning, be ready to put your crampons on and cross over the glacier! Then, I will guide you down to the beautiful Laguna Esmeralda. The scenery around the lagoon is really stunning, with the view of mountains and glaciers. You will really feel the energy and beauty of the Andes!
Also, between December and March, the waters of the lagoon turn into an amazing emerald green color. This is due to the sediments of the melting glaciers. So, after leaving the lagoon we will walk to the mountain refuge, where we will have a delicious meal!
Then, next morning we will walk south and ascend the valley of Ollum. We will cross between Mount Olivia and Mount Five Brothers. Later, we will descend towards the Estancia Túnel, a ranch located in the margin of the Beagle Channel.
So contact me if you are ready for this amazing trek in Ushuaia! I’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have. And if you don’t have enough time, you could check my 1-day trek to Mount Carabajal and Turquesa Lagoon.
Price per person
- Guiding fee
- All meals during trip
- Transport to the start of the trip
What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund.Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.
What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).
What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.
Cordón Alvear - Glaciar Ojo del Albino
We’ll start hiking in the Cordón Alvear zone and we’ll go up to Glaciar Ojo del Albino, where we’ll spend our first night in tents.
Glaciar Ojo del Albino - Laguna Esmeralda
Early in the morning we’ll go for a hiking traverse with crampons along the glacier and down to Laguna Esmeralda, where we’ll continue for a bit to find our mountain hut!
Laguna Esmeralda - Estancia Túnel
Today we’ll head south along the Ollum Valley, going in between the Monte Olivia and the Monte 5 Hermanos. Then we’ll go down to Estancia Túnel set right in the shores of the Beagle Canal.
1 night in tents
1 night in a mountain hut
The price also includes:
-Sleeping bag and mat
-Porter (ask me about this extra service)
You should bring:
-A bottle of water
-Waterproof and warm clothes
-Shoes for mountain walking
-Backpack (60 liters at least)
About the Guide
GM-AAGM Mountain Guide and GEM-AAGM Ski Guide from Argentina.
I was born and live in Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world! I've been skiing since I was 2 years old, and compited as a ski athlete in alpine world ski championships.
In 2007 I retired from professional competitions to focus on my guiding career. I trained on rock, ice and mixed climbing skills as well as guiding techniques and became a mountain guide in 2011 at the Argentinean Mountaineering Guides Association (AAGM). In 2017 I completed the guiding courses to become also a certified Ski Mountain Guide GEM-AAGM.
I've done a large number of technical climbs at the Darwin Range and Patagonia while many of those are new lines.
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