Cerro Fitz Roy

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Cerro Fitz Roy
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TandTSwitzerland
Zurich, Switzerland976 contributions
Stunning!
Nov 2021
Extremely beautiful area, perfect for some long hikes. Be aware that very often the top of the mountain is covered in clouds. The hike up to the Laguna de los tres is worth the effort as you have great views. Definitely one of the most beautiful mountains worldwide.
Written November 6, 2021
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LondonChapeau
London, UK92 contributions
Best view in Patagonia and probably best single mountain view in the world.
Sep 2020
There are plenty of great views in Patagonia but I think this one is the best. You see Fiztroy from the road coming in, and it is the best 'small' collection of mountains I have seen in the world. The Himalaya and Andes can be draw dropping but stretch for miles, the view of Fitzroy is compact and absolutely stunning.

The walk itself is no big deal, just make sure you have water and food. When you get to the top you see the mountain itself it all it's glory. I don't think I have see a mountain like it.

We went to Patagonia to hike the Torres del Paine national park and coming to El Chalten was something we fitted in. If we were to go back we would go back to El Chalten first.
Written August 29, 2021
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CAwanderer
Los Angeles, CA89 contributions
15 miles hike with a variety of great views
Mar 2020
To me, the 2 best hikes in ElCh are this one + Loma del Pliegue Tumbado. This one wins due to its variety of views and experiences, while LPT has a more stunning view at the top, into the dramatic, glaciated valley between Cerro Torre and C. Fitz Roy/Chalten.
I recommend to start hiking from the north (~15 miles), instead of walking there-and-back from town (also ~15 miles).
So, take one of the morning vans or bus to Hosteria El Pilar - and make sure that you walk S on the SE bank of Rio Blanco (see my 1st photo). In season, there will be 2-3 vans arriving around the same time, but it'll all sort out in a short time depending on your speed (and photo taking.)
First half is mostly under trees, with views opening to the mountains on your right, including the Piedras Blancas glacier, and eventually to the path up to L. de los Tres. When you get down from there, do look back at times, as the views are always changing (2nd photo)!
Written February 28, 2021
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Cjs800
Shanghai, China17 contributions
Best hike in the world?
Dec 2019
The Fitz Roy hike is absolutely amazing. It begins through varied terrains and finishes with a steep climb up to beautiful lake with views over the mountain peaks.

Words cannot do this place justice.
Written November 2, 2020
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adcdiving
Antwerp, Belgium165 contributions
El Chalten has beautiful mountains, nature and glaciers
Feb 2020
El Chalten in Argentina is a town that only exists since 1985 and is mainly the base for many youthful backpackers, who go hiking in the surrounding mountains and glacier area. The majestic cliffs look a bit like those of Torres del Paine, but the nice advantage here is that you don't have to buy an entrance ticket. The ideal place for young travelers who want to see a part of the world on a low budget.
Written September 21, 2020
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KeshineeS
Melbourne, Australia5 contributions
Absolutely amazing experience!!!
Oct 2019
We hiked to see this magical site on earth and I cannot say how grateful I was that I was able to do it. It was 12km hike up and took over 4 hours and last 1km was the hardest. But it's all worth it when you get to the top!!! The most peaceful and beautiful hike through the forests, pass lakes, rivers with Mt. Fitz Roy standing up tall in the background. Took us about 9-10 hours to complete the hike up and to come back down to El Chalten.
Written September 8, 2020
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Don K
Milwaukee, WI1 contribution
What a climb
May 2019
Gap Adventures provided our guide- there were 6 of us. And we are in our 60's & 70's.
What a hike, climb and so totally worth it. The lake and experience of being up there
at this iconic place on our earth was worth every effort.
Written April 3, 2020
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evelynhazzard
Toronto, Canada269 contributions
Stunning!
Feb 2020
I'm thankful we had the opportunity to hike to this beautiful spot. Even more thankful that we had a bright sunny day!
Written March 23, 2020
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Nhuong N
30 contributions
Worth the effort
Mar 2020 • Couples
It took us 12 hours for a complete route from Pilar to de Los Tres then came back on the route to El Chalten. The last km is really hard, it took us 2 hours half and 1 and half hour to get up then down from the camping grounds.
We were glad to follow the advice to begin from Pilar, if we began from El Chalten we might not done it.
Written March 21, 2020
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Vanee S
London, UK11 contributions
Once in a life time trip
Feb 2020 • Solo
This place is way better than w trek. We just happen to go when it was perfect weather. The sun was shining and we could see the peaks. There are less people here than on the W trek so I liked it a lot more
Written March 10, 2020
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