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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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Ridge Walk to Refugio Frey from Bariloche
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$290.00*
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Full-Day Tour of Nahuel Huapi Lake and Small Circuit

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(Por Los Filos) From Catedral (Ski Area Top)

If you like to hike this is an epic hike. We took the tram and chairlift to get us nearer the top of the ski area, it was worth the $20 per person and really cool to ride in a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you like to hike this is an epic hike. We took the tram and chairlift to get us nearer the top of the ski area, it was worth the $20 per person and really cool to ride in a tram built in 1956 and still in operation. Go to the ticket window to buy a ticket and find out... More 

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Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful day-hike with a lot of great views en idyllic scenery. We took bus 55 from the center of Bariloche to the base of Catedral. The first part of the hike towards Frey is flat and in a bit of a bush-like surrounding. After approx. 1 / 1,5 hour you will enter the forest which has a big if fairytale... More 

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Brookmans Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We dropped down to Refugio Frey after crossing Catedral mountain and scrambling over rock and scree on our way down to Bariloche. We were given a warm welcome, were able to refresh with a cold beer and juice, and enjoy the view and ambience. Lovely spot staffed by nice people. Excellent.

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Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a pretty short time in San Carlos de Bariloche, so I tried to get the most out of it, food and treks. Refugio Frey offers a big variety of views, especially for a one day hike! You need to register in the information in the city center. Then you need to take bus 55, costs 28 peso each direction... More 

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Toronto
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

I did this hike with friends during my short trip to Bariloche. I was told it was the best hike to do in terms of look out and it did not disappointment. The hike isn't too difficult ( I did it with a sinus infection) but the last hour was probably the most difficult part. Make sure to give yourself... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

We were supposed to go for a small walk near villa catedral but went up the ski lift instead. The ski lift was pricy at $20 but totally worth it. So go. The Frey walk was done the next day and we enjoyed it. Its an easy walk but to do it in 1 day takes effort as its 20km... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

Frey provides basic facilities for people who are planning to trek to the next refugio (Jakob) or who want to climb one of the many mountains in the area. Very basic, noisy dorms. Not very clean. No showers or other facilities. Friendly people though, and gorgeous backdrop of mountains etc.

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Corozal, PR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

It took us 4 hours to get to Refugio Frey in a normal pace and we stopped twice for snack and lunch. We went in October and there was snow at the top. We brought our own sleeping bag and food. To use the kitchen you have to pay additional like $60 pesos. The sky at night is full of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Great view to cerro cathedral, nice 3-4hrs hike up, awesome pizza... I had loved to stay there for a night and go ski touring and climbing

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

I was hesitant to start hiking again after spending a week in Torres del Paine, but the hike to Refugio Frey is well worth it. I did it as a trail run (needed the exercise), but most people do it as a day hike. It ia muddy in parts at the bottom and icy at the top, but nothing you... More 

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