Glaciar Piedras Blancas, El Chalten

4.8
#7 of 11 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 could see from El Pilar the trekking route from Lake Capri. Piedras ⇒ Stone Bran ⇒ It is said that it means white, but the light reflected and it looked blue. The melted water of the glacier makes a waterfall and shows a wonderful scenery.
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  • One of the best places that may have gone, and I don't get tired... Dreamed... A 5-hour hike from El Chalten approx... Always ask in national parks if the trail is good because due to the conditions weather many times is forbidden the passage... No doubt one of the best natural attractions of the Chalten.
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  • I love glaciers and I loved this place
  • Beautiful place.
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