Glaciar Piedras Blancas, El Chalten

4.8
#7 of 10 in Nature in El Chalten
A peaceful hike through the forest takes you to Glaciar Piedras Blancas, a stunning glacier and lake. Part of the Glacier National Park, the heavily wooded area makes a perfect setting for a long but scenic trek along the rushing Rio Blanco. When you reach the lookout point, you can admire the icy cascade descending from a Mount Fitzroy cliff. Keep your eyes peeled--you might even see chunks of ice detaching from the glacier and falling into the lake below. Work out when and for how long to visit Glaciar Piedras Blancas and other El Chalten attractions using our handy El Chalten vacation builder tool .
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  • We saw the glacier on the way to the lagoon of three. We started the bed at Hosteria El Pilar. To get there we hired the Lengas transport ($400 each). After 45 minutes an hour we saw it from the viewpoint. Beautiful glacier. I recommend renting trekking poles for the crossing. They were leaving in April $ 50 each cane.
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  • It's beautiful... It's a glacier, right... But the Mirador itself does not give you a perfect dimension.. I recommend that during the pack you stay and find a small trail that has a better panorama than the Mirador. I believe that you will arrive at the glacier if you are margiando the river Blanco by the stones, but it must be risky. Difficulty level (on my point of view): 5
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  • I love glaciers and I loved this place
  • Beautiful place.
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