The Patagonian Ice Cap is the third biggest ice field in the world and the biggest in South America. The medium altitude above sea level is 1500 m.
Chile and Argentina share its limits.
In this expedition our goal is to complete a 80 km circuit around the area. We walk over the Fitz Roy and Torre ranges. This is one of the most important trips in Los Glaciares National Park. Prepare for an unforgettable experience!
Are you interested in this expedition to the Patagonian Ice Cap? Then get in touch with me for more information! We will plan together the details of your perfect trip.
Spots of interest
Inicio del itinerario
We get to this point by transport from el Chalten
First campsite, next to the Lago ElÃ©ctrico west side.
It’s the key day in the itinerary. We have to get over an important unevenness by ascending the Marconi glacier from La playita to the Paso Marconi.
Sotto Garcia Refuge
We spend the night in the Sotto Garcia Regue before ascending the mount Gorra Blanca
Mount Gorra Blanca
Mount Gorra Blanca Summit
Punto mas importante
It’s one of the campsides on the Ice Camp from where we can appreciate the mount Torre and the mount Fitz Roy
Laguna de los Esquies
It’s an optional campside outside the Ice Camp
Fin del itinerario
We arrive to El Chalten after traveling more than 80 km.
Price per person per day
- Guiding fee
- All meals during trip
- Group equipment
- Personal Insurance
We will sleep in tents.
Transfer El Chaltén-Río Eléctrico is included, El Calafate to El Chaltén bus is not included.