Glaciar Huemul, El Chalten

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Geologic Formation
Trek along the scenic route to Glaciar Huemul to see a small but impressive glacier, and by far the most accessible one in the region. The area is ideal for photography, with great variation in the color and form of the landscape. The glacier is accessible by one of the most attractive trails in the region, leading through the ever-changing scenery of rugged Patagonia. Dress warmly, bring snacks and drinks, and wear shoes suitable for uneven and slippery terrain. A visit to Glaciar Huemul represents just the start of the adventure when you use our El Chalten trip builder to plot your vacation.
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  • We found the best short but complex to arrive. When is up can not believe where these. It is a short ride, the only place that is paid in el chalten, but it's worth worth them. For you going for the day. ideal. you go from el chaltén at the Lake of the desert are 37 km of very good gravel road, the Río de las vueltas serpeteando arrive and after a missed ride lagoon and glacier huemul. The lagoon and glacier the best zone hurts that it must pay
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  • It must be borne in mind that the place is private, it is about 30 km from El Chaltén, in the Lago del Desierto. Entry per person costs (March 2017) is $200 (Argentine pesos) per person... accessed after a rise by self-guided path of 45' minutes approximately, baja-moderada difficulty, with permanent slope until you reach the Lake and glacier huemul. Of course, that the view and the location offset by others!
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  • Accessed in combi (in general reserve it from the hotel) up to Lago del Desierto then ascends by mountain (eye! difficulty average average...) until you get to the top where the view of the Huemul glacier is impressive!... realiazr navigation can be by Lake and see the glacier from the boat (also highly recommended) with time can be two things
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