Latin American Hikes

While backpacking around South America is 2013, I did the following hikes…

PATAGONIA – Argentina and Chile

Tierra Del Fuego – Argentina
Situated on Isla Grande, at the bottom of South America

Martial Glacier – Martial Mountains
A day hike to a glacier in the mountains behind Ushuaia

Paso de la Oveja
An excellent overnight hike around the Martial Mountains

Laguna Esmaralda
A short muddy walk to a pretty glacier lake

Parque Nacional Los Glaciares – Argentina
Near the townships of El Calafate and El Chaltán

Mt Fitz Roy Triangle
A 3 day mountain hike with awesome views right on the doorstep of El Chalten

Parcue Nacional Nahuel Huapi – Argentina
Surrounding the city of San Carlos de Bariloche 

Cerro López, Parcue Nacional Nahuel Huapi, Argentina
A day hike up up to Refugio López with great lake views

Cerro Catedral, Parque Nacional Nahuel Huapi, Argentina
An overnight hike to frozen lakes and Refugio Frey

Parque Nacional Torres del Paine – Chile
A 9 day hike around the Paine Massif.  150km north-west of Puerto Natales

– Introduction and Days 1 & 2: Administration to Campamento Italiano
– Days 3 and 4: Camp Italiano to Campamento Los Torres
– Days 5, 6 and 7: Camp Los Torres to Refugio Dickson
– Day 8: Refugio Dickson to Refugio Lago Grey
– Day 9: Regufio Lago Grey to Catamaran

Parque Nacional Villarrica – Chile
Near the party town of Pucón

Villarrica Volcano, Parque Nacional Villarrica, Chile
A day hike up the side of an active volcano

Northern Argentina

Parque Nacional Quebrada del Condorito, Argentina
A day hike to a deep gorge in the dry north near the city of Córdoba


El Choro, Bolivia
A fun 3 day hike in the Bolivian mountains near La Paz


Aguas Calientes and Machu Picchu
Hiking around the ruined Incan City

Colca Canyon
Three days hiking around the deepest canyons in the world

Santa Cruz Trek, Cordillera Blanca
A high altitude hike through the White Mountains


El Altar, Sanjay National Park
A three day hike to a collapsed volcano


Ciudad Perdida – Sierra Nevada National Park
A four day jungle Colombia’s Lost City


Volcán Barú
A night climb up a volcano


Volcán Concepción
Climbing a volcano on Isla de Ometepe

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