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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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Great Hike!

Some friends and I did the Frey hike in December of 2015 and it was lovely. There weren't as much people as I hear thee usually are, but its still pretty crowded. My advice, hike... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2016
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Some friends and I did the Frey hike in December of 2015 and it was lovely. There weren't as much people as I hear thee usually are, but its still pretty crowded. My advice, hike up to Frey and spend 4 more days hiking over the nearby ridges to Refugio Jakob. So many less people and such beautiful views of... More 

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Patagonia, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

This is to me one of the best places to visit in Patagonia. As a local guide I like to go up at any time of the year. To rock climb, to ski, to ice skate or only to relax and enjoy the stunning views of the Cathedral Spires. The service at the hut is incredible and surely the best... More 

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Albany, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

If you took a trip to Bariloche and enjoy the outdoor, you should NOT leave without visiting Refugio Frey. The hike is a wonderful and relaxing day hike, thorough meadows, forest, creeks and amazing trails easy to follow. Once you get to the top a beautiful lagoon surrounded by sharp peaks can take your breath away! Then you can relax,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

The path to Refugio Frey is well-marked. You can´t get lost. Bring enough water. Also, the bus stops in Bariloche will take you right to the trailhead. Awesome way to spend the day.

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Linkoping, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

3-4 hours trekking from Cerro Catedral base, find a place to spend the night. No luxuries, just a bed and a few essential things for cooking. Enjoy the nature.

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Martinez, Argentina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

A fantastic placy, by a lagoon, surrounded by wonderful steepy mountains. Perfect for a summer trekking, spending one night up there.

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Antigua, Guatemala
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Since all the reviews of Refugio Frey are stunning, I thought I would let you know that the next day hiking to Jakob is about 8 times harder. You might wanna consider going back as your best option. It's unbelievably steep and basically you are rock climbing, not hiking. This is almost straight up for an hour. Then it's a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

One word - Incredible! ! I found all Patagonia walk to be easy with the BEST reward. I suggest to try it all!!

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Definitely a base camp for climbers. Best traditional rock climbing in the area, and all the locals in Bariloche know this. So you'll find like-minded folks if you like climbing, and will definitely see climbers if you visit. Very nice area and next to a beautiful lake. I did not stay there overnight, but they offer that and food. Worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

This is the best trek you can find in Bariloche. If you are coming from El Chalten you may not find it as nice as tha ones you already did but it's a must if you are a trekker in Bariloche. About 40 minutes of bus from the center of the city, it's a full day round trip. A nice... More 

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