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Mount Tarn

Address: Punta Arenas, Chile, Punta Arenas, Chile
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Ranked #15 of 31 Attractions in Punta Arenas
Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
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Belo Horizonte, MG
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Hiking is moderate to difficult, depending on the weather. On a summer clear day, it might take three hours to ascend and two to go down. There is water and ice at the top. The views are wonderful and the wind unbelievably strong. The path is clearly signaled all the way till the top. But a GPS is always handy.

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Puerto Natales, Chile
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

The forest on this mount is fairly thick, the whole area is rarely dry due to its proximity to the ocean, spring and summer are the windiest seasons ( wind gusts normally strike 80-100 km/h at the summit). So bring the right gear (windproof jacket, light clothing but water resistant if not waterproof). The trail is non existant, You won't... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

You will probably have Monte Tarn to yourself, even during busy tourist season. There are snowfields at the top and beautiful views of the Strait of Magellan. Not to mention, plenty of experience with the infamous Chilean turbal (peat bogs) on the way up!

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Edson
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

Excellent Hiking! We went for hiking and it took us like 4 hours to get to the top. The view was amazing!

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