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PATAGONIA TREK 2019 – THE TEAM ENJOYS FANTASTIC VIEWS OF THE PAINE TOWERS

Hello family and friends! We had perfect weather again today for our hike up the iconic base-view of the Towers. The view from up there was majestically beautiful. The team was in great spirits and enjoyed every stage of today’s hike. Back at EcoCamp, we had a celebration dinner and talked about our entire journey in Patagonia. We will travel to Punta Arenas tomorrow where our trip ends. We are full of good memories. Thanks for following us!
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PATAGONIA TREK 2019 – HIKE TO GLACIER GREY AND FANTASTIC VIEWS OF THE PAINE HORNS & SPIRES

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The weather was beautiful today, clear and windless. We hiked from Refugio Paine Grande to Glacier Grey enjoying marvelous views of the Paine Horns, Lake Grey and Glacier Grey. The colors and contrasts of the different landscapes that we could see were unique. The hike was 4 hours long and then we boarded a catamaran which sailed to the impressive facade of the glacier. After that, we navigated to the southern end of Lake Gray from where our private van took us back to EcoCamp. We had a really tasty dinner in the evening accompanied with some good chilean wine. The team is having lots of fun. It was a great and very rewarding day. We are looking forward to hiking to the iconic base view of the Paine Towers tomorrow.
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Patagonia Treak 2019 – START OF “W TREK” IN TORRES DEL PAINE NATIONAL PARK

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The team crossed the border from Argentina to Chile and was welcomed with awesome views of the entire Torres del Paine Massif on a perfect clear day. They checked-in at EcoCamp and after spending one night in the cozy domes, they started the world famous “W Trek”. The team hiked to the French Valley. Not much of a view due to the clouds. However, during the return hike to the Paine hut, they could see the rocky peaks known as Espada, Hoja, Mascara, Cuerno Norte and Punta Bariloche. Team members are doing well and looking forward to hiking to Grey glacier tomorrow.
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Patagonia Trek 2019 – SUNRISE IN EL CHALTEN AND VISIT TO PERITO MORENO GLACIER

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The team was treated to a marvelous view of Fitzroy, Cerro Torre and the other peaks during sunrise. It was such a spectacle of light and forms. It was quite moving! Then, we drove back to El Calafate and visited the impressive and beautiful Perito Moreno glacier. Everybody is doing well and fascinated by the beauty of Patagonia. Tomorrow we will travel to Torres del Paine National Park located in Chilean Patagonia.
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Patagonia Trek 2019 – FANTASTIC VIEWS OF FITZ ROY MASSIF FROM “DE LOS TRES” LAKE

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Today was a fantastic day! The weather cooperated so the team could enjoy a great hike to “De los Tres” Lake with marvelous views of the impressive and beautiful granite spires of Mount Fitz Roy, Poincenot and the other peaks of this massif. Big congrats to the team members on a great performance during the hike. Other highlights of the day were the Capri lake and the “Piedras Blancas” glacier and lake.
The team is back to our hotel in El Chalten. They feel fortunate to have experienced a wonderful day of hiking in beautiful Patagonia. Let the pictures speak for themselves.
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As we expect from Alpine Ascents, the quality of the accommodations and guides was exceptional. Clearly Jose Luis is a very experienced expedition climbing guide. The local guides (Rodigo, Roberto, and Jonas) were all very knowledgeable about local fauna, flora and geology. They were great.

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