Glaciar Piedras Blancas, El Chalten

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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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  • We went to Glacier white stones from the hosteria del pilar. The trail is very picturesque between forests amazing with many animals, we saw many birds carpenters beside the trail. Although the day we went was cloudy and not be looked the cerro fitz roy, the glacier looked incredible. a different option from hosteria del pilar, highly recommended trail!
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  • Road to lagoon them three, from hosteria Pilar, is located this beautiful viewpoint. It is worth pausing a few minutes to contemplate the landscape
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  • We went by car to Hosteria del Pilar, from there we started our hike through the forest, easy and entertaining, the cute viewpoint for taking photos.
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