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  • Day86

    Glacier hike/"rest day" at Perito Moreno

    January 2, 2018 in Argentina ⋅ ⛅ 20 °C

    After yesterday’s long hike, we were taking things a bit slower and went out for a small glacier hike at Perito Moreno.

    The glacier is really impressive as its 70m high front ends in a blue lagoon and moves by up to 2m forward per day, sending large ice blocks crashing in the water. We really enjoyed ourselves - even if 75% of our time was just sitting and watching the glacier :-) We even brought the rest of our wine bottle and a package of olives to snack, perfect :-)

    In the evening we continued by bus to the mountain village of El Chaltén where we will start the Huemul Circuit tomorrow with hopefully great views on the famous mountains of Cerro Torre and Fitz Roy, and later go climbing as well :-) and now, getting probably the last night‘s sleep before the trek...
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