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Day trek to Mirador Paso del Cuadrado, near El Chalten


Join AAGM certified guide Leandro for a full day trek to the beautiful Mirador Paso del Cuadrado, near El Chalten in the Andes of Argentina.



1 Day

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Oct, Nov, Dec




  • Spend a full day trekking through beautiful Argentine Patagonia.
  • Cross through forest and glaciers until you reach the Paso del Cuadrado.
  • Enjoy the beautiful El Chalten area before and after the trek.


For a full day, I would like to guide you on a trekking adventure that will take you to the Paso del Cuadrado. This beautiful place, located in the Andes of Argentinean Patagonia, will leave you breathless.

Our journey will begin at El Chalten. From there, we will take a transfer for approximately 18 kilometers to the Puente del Rio Electrico. After that, we will hike through gorgeous scenery for about 2 hours to the Piedra del Fraile refuge. During this trek you will see everything from lush forest and wild birds, to exhilarating valleys and peaks like Mount Fitz Roy (3,359m).

Our journey will then take us to Piedra Negra. From there, we will start elevating. Thus giving you the chance to admire the Electric valley below. Later on, we will cross a glacier before reaching the Paso del Cuadrado. Once there, you will get to enjoy some of the most incredible views in the world. Afterwards, we will make our way down to the Piedra del Fraile, where you can enjoy some rest and hot food, before we return to El Chalten.

This trip is very demanding. As a result, participants should have prior trekking experience. You should also be in good physical condition as well.

This adventure from El Chalten to the Paso del Cuadrado will show you why Argentine Patagonia is so renowned. To be a part of this adventure, just send me a request.

I also offer a 2 day journey from El Chalten that will take you to the Paso de Guillaumet.



There is an option to spend the night in the trekking area in a mountain refuge, for those who wish to continue the trekking the following day.

More info

Participants should bring the following items with them: 30 Liter backpack, warm hat, sun hat, neck scarf, t-shirt, long sleeve shirt, polar coat, anorak with hood, polar gloves, trekking pants, trouser cover, trekking shoes, leggings, trekking poles, lenses with UV protection, sun screen, lip balm, 1 liter bottle of water, personal hygiene kit, utility knife, headlamp. Items like crampons, snowshoes, harnesses, pickaxes can be rented if you do not have them.

Meeting point

El Chalten


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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 269 Each

Group of 2

USD 130 Each

Group of 3

USD 93 Each

Group of 4

USD 73 Each

Group of 5

USD 62 Each

Group of 6

USD 52 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

Price details

Along with the guiding fee, the price also includes meals and mountain equipment and safety equipment, but does not include transportation to and from El Chalten, accommodation, personal equipment, drinks, insurance and gratuities.



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