Backcountry - touring skiing
South Patagonia backcountry skiing (starting point at El Chaltén)
Paso Guillaumet-Glaciar de los Tres Circuit
1 day ( may be done in 2 days to make it easier)
1: We leave our car at Eléctrico river bridge, from there we hike
with our skis in our backpacks to Piedra del Fraile, (hiking time: 2hs).
From there to Piedra Negra we have 2 hs more hike and a 600 mts level
difference. There we put on our skis and we start toouring ski to Paso
Guillaumet which is 1500 mts above sea level. From here we get an amazing
view to Paso Marconi and the South Patagonian ice cap while we ascent.
Here we stop ascending and begin an hour traverse along the Fitz Roy range
just at the begining of the wall, from where we descent to Paso Superior.
From there onwards: the best downhill ski slopes such us stairway to heaven,
de los tres glacier, ending at the lagoon which is frozen and covered
with snow! We pack our skis in the backpacks and begin our 3 hours hike
on a trail that will lead us to the car and back to Chalten. Total
roundtrip time: 12- 14hs (L-D)
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