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A marked trail in the center of town leads intrepid souls on a grueling hike up this glacier, for which they are rewarded with spectacular sweeping views of the southernmost tip of the earth.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Ushuaia 9410, Argentina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's only 6 kilometers outside of town but I recommend taking a taxi to the ski lodge drop off; this is also where you can get a return taxi. You can either take the upper or lower ski trail to reach the base of the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great short dayhike to take from town. Not too strenuous and with a beautiful view from the top. The glacier has almost dissapeared but there will still be a bit of snow in summer.

Thank Karin E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The best quote I can give you for this is: straight out of national geographic. A great workout (10 miles RT) through seemingly all four seasons (colder as you get to the top). Be careful though, it was freezing at the top!

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

We went after the first snow, it’s not easy as we are not very sportive but really worth. You need a good pair of shoes as we some some people struggling with sport shoes.

Thank Denis G
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

We visited in the second half of April. We walked from Ushuaia as far as the tea room, through the various trails in the woods. A great walk and we took some fantastic photos of the scenery and the bay but once at the tea...More

Thank vagabondafelice
Reviewed May 8, 2018

It may once have been a. Glacier but now it's mostly just a drift of snow on land, it's a nice mini hike up a rocky path, take a taxi from town if super keen, if u saw glaciers in Antarctica skip this

Thank Davide651980
Reviewed April 28, 2018

If you have a half day to spare get a taxi to beginning of walk which is at the cafe at base of glacier. Dont understand why you would want to walk from town quite a walk.But the walk to the glacier pleasant but strenuous...More

Thank KeenTraveller12372
Reviewed April 23, 2018

We walked all the way to the glacier from our hotel in town. We did get off the track at one point, due to our trying to take trails instead of the road, so we ended up walking about 10 miles from the hotel, glacier...More

Thank mogalo
Reviewed April 17, 2018

We stayed at Las Hayas--an excellent hotel. We could see the Glacier right from its windows. A great way to dine!

Thank angielittlefield
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

I took a cab to the base of the mountain with the intent to ride the lift then hike to the glacier. Sadly, the lift was broken so I made the entire hike up the mountain. It was quite stunning, but there were some areas...More

Thank Stephanie A
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boocat149
January 14, 2018|
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Response from Papenaguno | Reviewed this property |
I do not know for sure - it certainly is not running in the summer and looks in pretty bad shape so I am skeptical that it is running at all.
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lumflux
November 12, 2017|
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karenbeanpole
May 9, 2017|
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Response from Mike G | Reviewed this property |
There are different answers to this question... If you walk up from the center of town, it takes quite a while. It's maybe an hour and a half up to the chairlift (as it's all uphill). Or you could skip this part by taking a... More
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