EXPEDITION GLACIAR CAGLIERO SUR

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2 days / 1 night
Demanding
Minimun 2 persons

DESCRIPTION

Live the experience of a true mountain trekking, leaving the conventional trails of the
area, passing through the forests and high mountains with magnificent aerial views of the Fitz Roy, valley of the river of the
turns and Desert Lake.
Camp and spend the night next to Laguna del Diablo. I felt the adrenaline of the via ferrata, which gives access to the
Cagliero Glacier, walk on the glacier and on the way back, experience crossing our Tibetan bridge.

ITINERARY

Day 1: EL CHALTÉN – LOMA DEL DIABLO – CAMP
We start at 9:00 am picking them up from their hotel in our vehicle.
We move to the beginning of the trail, located 17 km north of El Chaltén.
As we begin the trek we quickly gain altitude through a Lenga forest. From there
We will continue through an open environment from where we will have many stops to observe the
mountain ranges that surround us where the Fitz Roy hill, the Forest range, the Cerro
Vespignani and Desert Lake to the south.
We will start from 450 meters above sea level and ascend to 1250 meters above sea level (850 meters of positive slope).
The duration of this part of the route will be approximately 4.30 hours, until the maximum point reached
on the ridge that descends from the Loma del Diablo summit.
From here and depending on the physical conditions of the participants and the weather, you can choose to continue until the
summit or begin trekking down the steep slope of the south face of Loma del Diablo,
arriving at our camp at Devil’s Lake (800 meters above sea level) after approximately 2 hours of
hike.
Once at the Lake we will enjoy a well-deserved rest at the camp.
Hike time: 6:30 hours.
Distance: 12 km
Elevation: 850 m (maximum elevation climbed during the day)
Meals: Box Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camp (double base tent, sleeping bag, insulating mat)

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Day 2: CAMP – ICE TREK GL. CAGLIERO – LOMA DEL DIABLO – EL CHALTEN
After breakfast, we will begin the march through the forest again until we begin to border the
Laguna del Diablo, along easy but irregular terrain, until you reach the beginning of the Via Ferrata.
As the meters pass, the journey on the Via Ferrata becomes more entertaining, transforming
This part of the activity is an excursion in itself and the views will improve as we gain
height. It will take us approximately 1.30 hours to overcome this section and reach the Mirador del Glaciar. From there,
Towards the North, we can observe the unexplored Cagliero Sur Glacier that for years remained with
life thanks to its orientation and the accumulation of snow from the Neumayer, Cagliero and
Devil’s Hill.
From the Mirador a short walk will take us to the front of the glacier, where the guides equip us with
crampons to begin the walk on the glacier itself. The average stay on the
glacier is 2 hours, depending on weather conditions and the physical level of the group.
After having lunch on the Glacier we will take the reverse route back to the camp and from there
We will return to Laguna Cóndor, following the route of the previous day, but this time with a
smallest positive slope.
Around 6:00 p.m. we will arrive at route 41 where a transfer will be waiting for us to take us closer.
to El Chaltén where we will conclude the activity.
End of services.
Hike time: 10:00 am.
Distance: 9 km.
Elevation: 750 m (maximum elevation climbed during the day)
Meals: Breakfast, Box Lunch
Accommodation: Not included

Requirements
Experience: we recommend previous experience in trekking or camping activities since the
high mountain conditions can be variable and we consider that it is not a good alternative for
Take this trekking as a first introduction to the mountain.
Although the entire activity is assisted by our guide or guides, previous experience will guarantee enjoyment the same.

Physical Condition: While it is difficult to establish a system to determine who can go on the excursion and
who is not, we recommend reading the number of hours of duration of the activity and the difference in elevation (climbs and
downloads) and compare these parameters with other activities carried out by you.
A very good physical condition is necessary to be able to enjoy this trekking. Please be critical and
evaluate yourself thoroughly.

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Note All the activity takes place within the private GORRA BLANCA ranch, in the provincial reserve
Desert Lake.
Hike times, distances and slopes are indicative.
Remember that each passenger must carry their personal equipment, box lunch and water throughout the trip.
program tour.

INCLUDES

– Mountain guide
– Technical equipment for the activity (crampons, harnesses, helmets, etc.)
– Transfer from El Chaltén to Estancia Gorra Blanca (round trip)
– One night of camping (double base tent, sleeping bag, insulating mat)
– Meals specified in the itinerary

NOT INCLUDES

– Personal equipment
– Any service not specified in this program

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT

– 30 liter capacity backpack (Day Pack)
– Waterproof trekking boots
– Two pairs of synthetic stockings
– Trekking pants
– Goretex type pants cover or similar
– A synthetic undershirt (polypropylene)
– Polar fiber jacket
– Goretex anorak or similar with hood
– Warm hat
– Gloves
– sunglasses
– Plastic bottle or light thermos
– Sunscreen cream (SPF 50)
– Lip balm with sunscreen (SPF 50)
– Personal hygiene set
– Photographic camera
– Trekking poles (optional)