Season: November to March
Required minimum age: 12 years
Last camp for climbers attempting the Fitz Roy summit. Spending the night
bivouacking in snow holes waiting for the right weather conditions.
Day 1: trek from El Chalten to Rio Blanco basecamp. Set up tents
for camping. Trekking time: 3 hrs. (D)
2: hike up to Paso Superior, towering "de los tres" glacier, where
we will dig a snow cave to spend the night bivouacking. Trekking time:
7 hrs. (B-L-D)
Day 3: If weather allows, visit Superior glacier, closest
spot to Fitz Roy east wall. Back to Chalten. Trekking time: 9hrs.
Day 4: Extra day in case of bad weather.
Includes: transfers, camping lodging, meals as
quoted (L: lunch, D: dinner, B: breakfast) with non alcoholic beverages,
guiding service. Also group equipment: tents, stoves, technical gear,
first aid kit, GPS, and radio.
Not included: hotel/inn or camping lodging at El Chaltén before the trip and last day, personal gear, clothes, boots, skis, sleeping
bag, back pack, phone calls, insurance, dinner and beverages not detailed, porters
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