Glaciar Piedras Blancas, El Chalten
(4.9/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
A peaceful hike through the forest takes you to Glaciar Piedras Blancas, a stunning glacier and lake. Part of the Glacier National Park, the heavily wooded area makes a perfect setting for a long but scenic trek along the rushing Rio Blanco. When you reach the lookout point, you can admire the icy cascade descending from a Mount Fitzroy cliff. Keep your eyes peeled--you might even see chunks of ice detaching from the glacier and falling into the lake below. Work out when and for how long to visit Glaciar Piedras Blancas and other El Chalten attractions using our handy El Chalten tour planner.
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  • This is the glacier during the road continued from El Calafate El Chalten, visible far to the left side. To tens of kilometers away are clearly visible and the Perito Moreno glacier and is so powerful.
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  • The trek, 10 kilometers go, is long and of medium difficulty, but all along, as well as the glacier are worth.
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  • We arrived at Piedras Blancas from Inn of the pillar and the goal was the 3 lagoon. The Piedras blancas glacier is a beauty as well as a beautiful journey: a stunning wooded area one of the trails that I liked Chalten. Of medium-low difficulty, I recommend it
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