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3-day guided trek in Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego

Discover the beautiful scenery of the Patagonian Andes in this fantastic trek in Ushuaia, guided by Sebastian, an AAGM certified guide.

Mountain RangeAndes
Duration3 days
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelOccasional
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • Discover the Andes southernmost point.

  • Reach the stunning Ojo del Albino Glacier.

  • Contemplate the gorgeous scenery around Laguna Esmeralda.

Description

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.

Accommodation

1 night in tents 1 night in a mountain hut

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Meeting point

Ushuaia

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Itinerary

Day 1: 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.

Day 2: 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!

Day 3: 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.


Equipment you will need to bring

Sunglasses

Backpack

Water bottle

Other gear: Waterproof and warm clothes, shoes for mountain walking.


About the guide

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Mountain Guide, GEM-AAGM Ski Guide, UIMLA, AIARE level 2 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 competed as a ski athlete in a Nordic ski and Biathlon world ski championships, world cups and in the winter Olimpic Games Torino 2006

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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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 696 each

Group of 2

USD 495 each

Group of 3

USD 495 each

Group of 4

USD 495 each

Group of 5

USD 495 each

Group of 6

USD 495 each

Group of 7

USD 495 each

Group of 8

USD 495 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Transportation from your hotel/airport (if in area) to the start of the trip and back

• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Price details

• The price also includes: -Sleeping bag and mat -Crampons -Porter (ask me about this extra service)


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