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Refugio Frey

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Address: San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
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Camping refuge in the mountain town of Bariloche.

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Refugio Frey is an incredible place. We backpacked up and spent two nights doing the free camping nearby the Refugio. The hike in is pretty easy, except the last hour that goes... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Taylor B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Refugio Frey is an incredible place. We backpacked up and spent two nights doing the free camping nearby the Refugio. The hike in is pretty easy, except the last hour that goes uphill. It takes 3.5-4hrs. Once you get there, a resilient stone building emerges against a cathedral of rock- it's breathtaking(and not only because you've been climbing for an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a 4hr hike up to Refugio Frey, with the second half more challenging as it is all uphill. But what was waiting up there after 4 hours of hiking will just take your breath away... all worth the effort to get up here. I took the trip up there specifically to climb Aguja Frey, which I did for 2... More 

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Thank Iris E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Very nice hike to get there! The view is amazing! Multiple days trekkings pass here but there are also alot of daytrek options there. Campsite is free and protected from the wind. The refugio has great food, whine (150 pesos) and beer. The owner is very friendly

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Thank Hannelore E
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

We had a gorgeous day for this hike. Nice easy stroll with a bit of snow at the top to make the final steeper section more fun! Very friendly staff at the top. Food not cheap but most people take their own. Just make sure you have money on your bus card as they don't take cash.

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Thank Brownie85Travels
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

We got the first 55 bus to cathedral at 0715 and walked up and down in a day, with a lovey lunch at the top. A great cheese and ham toastie with a coffee. Took around 3 hours to get up. Last few hundred meters in the snow which makes it good fun and a bit slippy! Great views and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

One man, 0ne taste. let will be the cold season next month. 🔝😃 lt is very bright.🌅 lt is cloudless. A warm climate.

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Thank Napaporneb P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

This is a stunning, moderately vigorous most of the day hike from about 10 miles outside of Bariloche. The views of the surrounding area are unforgettable. Highly recommended.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

This Refugio is breathtaking, it's not too far of a hike from Cerro Catedral and it's worth every step. The location is incredible. When I visited I was traveling with a friend who had an iPhone stolen at night. The accommodations are tight and you never know who is sleeping next to you so use caution

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I love Refugio Frey ;-) The people are friendly, it is warm and clean inside, the nature is AMAZING! If you want you can stay the night and have dinner cooked for you or cook for yourself. Incredible place... I have been back 5 times.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

nice walk from the parking lot at cerro catedral. once you are at the refugio, you see great mountains and I loved that lake up there...

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