This program offers you the possibility to summit two amazing and non-technical peaks in Patagonia, Mt. Vespignani and Mt. Gorra Blanca, giving you the best views of El Chaltén area!
Mt. Vespigniani is 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. It is located in the Southern Patagonia Icefield and will give you the chance to both step and enjoy the 3rd biggest mass of ice on earth!
DAY 1. El Calafate. Transport to el Chalten. Meeting with the guide. Hostel included. Note: Book a flight that arrives no later than 4pm.
DAY 2. Transport to Lago del desierto. Vespigniani Summit.
DAY 3. Resting and extra Bad weather day.
DAY 4. Transport to Electrico River. La Playita Camp.
DAY 5. La Playita – Paso Marconi.
DAY 6. Paso Marconi – Gorra Blanca Summit – Paso Marconi.
DAY 7. Paso Marconi – Electrico River – Transport to El Chalten. Group Dinner.
Contact me if you are interested in this program, and take your chance to exprierince the best of Patagonia pushing it a bit!
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.
3 pair of socks.
Shoes for wading.
Sleeping Bag down or synthetic -15o.
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.
Sunglasses with UV protection.
Sun block and lip balm.
Waterproof Overpant (Gore-tex or similar).
Gloves (3 pairs).
Cup or similar.
Personal hygiene set.
Headlamp with extra batteries.
Fleece beanie or similar.
Expirience in hiking is required. Both summits involve technical hiking with crampons, snowshoes mountaineering boots, since you will be crossing steep glaciers.
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.
Non specified in this program.
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.
First Aid Kit.
Personal Accident insurance.