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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.
Viedma Glacier Tours
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Viedma Glacier Reviews
エルチャルテンからカラファテへ向かう途中にあります。 湖沿いに道路が整備され途中湖を望む休憩所がいくつかありました。 湖の奥には氷河を見ることができます。 more »It is on the way from El Chalten to Calafate. There were some rest areas with a lake overlooking the middle of the road along the lake. You can see glaciers at the back of the lake.
Observar o Glaciar Viedma e incrível ... de tirar o fôlego ... saber tudo a respeito dele e poder fotografar e olhar e olhar .... ficaria horas ali parada só fotografando !!! Imperdível more »Watch the Viedma glacier and incredible... Breathtaking... Know everything about it and be able to photograph and look and look.... Would be sitting there for hours just photographing!!! Must
Desde Mayo de 2018 que ya no se realiza ni un tipo de actividad lacustre o trekking sobre hielo, debido al gran retroceso del hielo, más de 400 metros en poco tiempo! Se lo aprecia desde la ruta, con ... more »Since May 2018 it is no longer carried out or a type of lake activity or trekking on ice, due to the great recoil of ice, more than 400 meters in a short time! It is appreciated from the route, with different viewpoints! It's the biggest in the country! And one thing that surprised me: when we made the walk to Desert Lake, we were told that litigation was not only the lake, but a part of this immense lake VIEDMA! Well Argentinian is!
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.
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.
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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