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Ski touring in Frey, Bariloche

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Ski touring in Frey, Bariloche
Ski touring in Frey, Bariloche
Ski touring in Frey, Bariloche

Enjoy a unique experience in the famous Frey range, in Bariloche, skiing on the finest snow powder in this location of unearthly beauty and peaceful landscapes Transiting the most spectacular alpine terrain around Bariloche, this expedition provides a mix in between steep shutting and wild landscape. Feel the rustic ambient at the local and

Andes

3 Days

Jul - Sep


Description

Enjoy a unique experience in the famous Frey range, in Bariloche, skiing on the finest snow powder in this location of unearthly beauty and peaceful landscapes

Transiting the most spectacular alpine terrain around Bariloche, this expedition provides a mix in between steep shutting and wild landscape. Feel the rustic ambient at the local and mythical Frey mountain hut.

Bariloche is near so you will also have access to much of the characteristic attractions of the Argentinean Patagonia: asado, chocolate and friendly hosts!

The ski touring program includes:
– Full UIAGM mountain guide service during the whole trip
– Private transportation from the town to the mountain
– Ski-pass tickets for the 2nd day on the way to Frey
– All hut expenses at Frey
– All meals on the mountain
– 2-way radio communication during ski runs

Not included:
– Any expenses due to rescue and trip cancellation
– Medical insurance (it is mandatory to have one with coverage in Argentina)
– Personal Ski gear (backcountry skis, skins, poles, etc.)
– Personal snow safety-gear (beacon, shovel, prove and helmet)
– Any drinks at dinner
– Any other expenses during the trip not detailed above

Cancellation policy:
– More than 40 days prior to departure: 100% refund
– From 20 to 40 days prior to departure: 70% refund
– From 10 to 20 days prior to departure: 50% refund
– Less than 10 days in advance: no refund

Extra details
Pricing

TOTAL COST OF THE TRIP BASED ON THE 3 DAYS PROGRAM (PRICE PER PERSON)
1 pax: $US1320
2 pax: $US 850
3 or more pax: $US 630

Frey Hut

Frey hut is one many in the area that depend on the local mountain club (Club Andino Bariloche). You can check prices and facilities through their web (http://www.clubandino.org/refugios-y-campings/refugio-frey.asp), and also call them to make a booking (294-154321856).

Lift ticket

If you decide to take the lift on the ski resort, you can check the schedule and prices on their web page: catedralaltapatagonia.com

About the terrain

Depending on the terrain conditions, the itinerary can change. It is not a recommended terrain for beginners. It is always a good option to get informed about the weather and snow first by asking to local guides and checking the forecast and local avalanches bulletins.

By hiring a qualified guide, it can become an interesting opportunity to improve your skills on backcountry ski.

Price includes


About the guide

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Lucas

5.00

(12)

Mountain Guide

I was born in a very remote area of northern Argentina which gave me a special appreciation for the outdoors. When I was 16 my family moved south, closer to the mountains, and I started to climb in the Andes. I've been mountaineering – trekking and climbing – ever since.
I've traveled and climbed throughout Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, the USA, Canada and Europe. I spent two summer seasons working in Aosta, Italy where I completed numerous ascents and climbing on the area.
At some point in my younger years, my career path steered me to the telecommunications industry, scaling towers and fixing cellular systems. But the mountains were never far away and I eventually returned to my roots and become a mountain guide since 2001.
In the winter I focus on being a ski guide around the mountain range and also the volcanoes, this is how I spend part of my time on the winter seasons as well as teaching backcountry ski and avalanche awareness courses.

Languages

Italian | English

Certificates

AAGM | UIAGM

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What people are saying about Lucas

5.00

Lucas took care of every detail and made it seamless and easy. Calm, confident, knowledgeable and connected. Everyone seemed to know and respect Lucas. Without any hesitation whatsoever, I HIGHLY recommend him.

5.00

Excelent trek to Laguna Ilon

5.00

My husband and I have been on many incredible hikes all over Argentina with Lucas as our Guide. He has taken us to the most phenomenal places and pushed us (willingly) to our limits whilst at the same time always feeling very safe knowing that he is such an expert and highly qualified mountaineer. We have crossed glaciers wearing crampons as the sun rises, we have climbed volcanoes that we thought would never be physically possible, and Lucas has been fun and entertaining along the way. He jas great judgement - the tripas are planned and amended along the way in order that you can totally disconnect from everyday life. Every trip also contains interaction with local people and so we have learnt a lot about Argentinean culture and Argentinean people. Georgina and Rob Smart - England

5.00

Have recently hiked up Mt Tronador with Lucas as a guide. The rest of the team and I were very happy to have him guide us. He is very professional and experienced, yet also very attentive and friendly. Would definitely consider hiring him again for our next adventure!

5.00

I have been skiing for 40 years and climbing for 10, I was so happy to have Lucas guide me to help me with my skiing goals. I felt safe and comfortable with his knowledge and experience and truly enjoyed the experience. He provided me options for me to choose on the level difficulty or risk that I was willing to take, and allowed me the option to choose. I met my goals and would highly recommend Lucas for future skiing or climbing for others and will connect with him in the future.” Safety and fun is are my two most important goals in the backcountry and he helped achieve those goals


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