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Glaciares del Tronador Traverse from Bariloche (5 days)

Join certified mountain guide Tano Masperi on a unique 5-day Tronador mountain glacier tour and discover the amazing landscapes of Patagonia!

Mountain RangeAndes
Duration5 days
Offer periodDec
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripGroup


  • Discover the stunning Patagonian landscapes and mountains.

  • Enjoy a thrilling 5-day mountaineering adventure in the Andes.

  • Explore the awe-inspiring glaciers of Tronador mountain.


Would you like to discover the stunning Tronador Mountain in the Andes range? Then join me on this 5-day traverse of the Tronador glaciers starting from Bariloche. 
Tronador is an extinct stratovolcano between Chile and Argentina in the Andes mountains. This stunning peak has an altitude of 3,491 m and is a popular mountaineering destination in the region.  It is home to eight glaciers, well worth exploring.
On this 5-day adventure, we will have the chance to explore the beautiful landscapes of this peak and discover some of its glaciers. We will start out from Bariloche and trek for an average of 7 hours each day as we go from glacier to glacier. In the evening, we will either spend the night in campsites or in mountain huts. You can find a full description of the itinerary below.
So, are you ready for a thrilling Tronador glacier adventure in the Andes? Then book your place now and start planning your trip!


Mountain Huts

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Day 0: Bariloche- equipment check

We will meet in Bariloche and check equipment.

Day 1: Cerro Tronador-Mallin Chileno.

We will drive to Pampa Linda (2,5 hs) and catch sight of Lago Mascardi and the Manso river valley before arriving at the Cerro Tronador base.
We will complete the necessary paperwork and begin our trek.  After 6 hours, we will reach the Mallin
Chileno where we will set up camp.

Day 2: Viejo de Tronador hut

5/6 hour ascent to the Viejo de Tronador hut (2.200 mts) on the edge of the Manso Glacier.

Day 3: Manso Glacier- Meiling Hut

We will go up the Manso Glacier and cross it until we reach Filo de
La Vieja, the highest point of our trek (2.600 mts).
Then we will descend by the Castaño Overo Glacier Until the Meiling hut
(1.900 mts). In total we will spend approximately 7 hours trekking.

Day 4: Alerce Glacier-Refugio Rocca

We will cross the Alerce Glacier (2 hs) and then spend 2,5 hs going down to Paso de las
Nubes (1.400 mts) where we will set up camp or stay overnight at Refugio Rocca.

Day 5: Return to Bariloche

4 hour descent along the Rio Alerce valley, through the woods to Pampa Linda.

Paperwork and return to Bariloche.

About the guide

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AAGM Guide from Argentina.

I grew up as a mountaineer and skier in Club Andino Bariloche.

I am specialized guiding tours in the most beautiful and remote places of Patagonia.

I have more than 15 years guiding in the Patagonian Icefields, once working beside Reinhold Messner in the North Icefield crossing.

I also organize ski tours and trekking tours along the southern part of Argentina and Chile.

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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 722 each

Group of 2

USD 722 each

Group of 3

USD 722 each

Group of 4

USD 722 each

Group of 5

USD 722 each

Group of 6

USD 722 each

Group of 7

USD 722 each

Group of 8

USD 722 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Accommodation

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

• Personal Insurance

• Avalanche equipment (beacon, probe, shovel)

• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

• Group equipment: Harness, Crampons

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