Viedma Glacier, El Chalten

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Hike on Viedma Glacier, part of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field. Flowing into the western end of Lake Viedma, the glacier ends in a cliff rising 40 m (131 ft) over the lake and creating an impressive natural sight. The coloration of the glacier, which appears to be striped black and white, is the result of debris collecting in the ice as it moves across the land. Book a guided walk on the glacier with one of the operators providing specialized gear for glacier hiking, or view it on a boat tour. For Viedma Glacier and beyond, use our El Chalten trip planner to get the most from your El Chalten vacation.
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  • From El Calafate already or excursions are made because the glacier has lost lots of activity and is not a stimulus. We hope that over time to recover and we can get back to see it again.
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  • Seen from the road route to el chalten. Currently not you can navigate closely because large ice blocks break off. Very nice
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  • The vastness of the Lake and the view is breathtaking. The wind... It's a great companion! the views are impressed by those limits so huge.
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  • Magnificent, thus glacier is so big it is indescribable.
  • I recommend visiting it is huge, it has various colors on his forehead, even black. we sailed among icebergs one of black coal. It is amazing and spectacular.
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  • Pity that the boat did not arrive very close to the glacier, is understandable, because there was a wind that prevented to taking pictures and Furthermore, the Viedma Lake was hitting hard on the boat, watering who dared in upper deck. The glacier is impressive and monumental, regretted not making the trek across the ice, should be beautiful.
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  • Another spectacular place in the Patagonia Argentina
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  • Excellent experience of ascending the Viedma! Wonderful... and more even when you go down and is provided with beilys with ice mountain!
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