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8-Day Southern Ice Field Expedition Around Cerro Torre and Fitz Roy

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Highlights
    What to Expect
    The Patagonia Ice Field is the third biggest mass of ice in the world after Antarctica and Greenland, and the biggest if you think outside the polar surface. You will have a chance to hike this circle on a 55-mile, 8-day trek entering through the Marconi Glacier and into the amazing mass of ice, where only a few people have been. See itinerary for full details.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Office in downtown El Chalten. You need to arrive the day before the hike starts. It is recommended that you get to El Chalten before noon the day before so you can meet with the guide and check your gear
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    8 days
    Return Details
    You will walk back to town, leave your gear at Patagonia Hikes office and return to your hotel
    Inclusions
    • Accommodation as per itinerary
    • Professional mountain guide
    • One assistant for every 3 people
    • Glacier and snow equipment (snowshoes and crampons)
    • 4 season tents (Mountain Hard-wear) and cooking set
    • Meals during the trip
    • VHF Radio and GPS
    • First Aid Kit
    • Personal accident insurance
    • Satellite phone for emergencies
    • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
    • Taxes
    Exclusions
    • Personal Equipment (boots, backpack, sleeping bag, etc). Let the local tour operator know if you need any of these items and get a 30% discount by renting those with them
    • Additional porters
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Minimum age is 18 years
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • A good level of experience is required
    • Small-group tour limited to 8 people
    • Operates November to March
    • Note: Backpack weight is between 20 to 25 kg
    • Important: Please take into account that the weather in El Chalten is very unstable. This expedition counts with two extra days (Day 3 and Day 8) to improve the odds of success. Waiting, continuing, or suspending decision will depend on the mountain guide's criteria
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Key Details
    • Patagonia Hikes
    • Duration: 8 days
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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