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Having read some of the other reviews for this activity, and wanting to do something a little more out of the box while in Ushuaia, we decided to plan a day climbing Alvear, and having read the reviews of Guias del Sur, we contacted them...More
This trail is very difficult to find at the start because dirt roads lead away from it. The trail climbs steeply up to a lovely pastural summit. Then the trail slides harrowingly for about 1 km along a mountain ledge with a sheer drop about...More
We did this trek with Guias del Sur (www.gdspatagonia.com.ar) email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Excellent choice! It is a demanding 12 hours trek: 7 hs to the summit of 1.400 mts thru forest, rock, ice (walking on ice, they provide crampons, piolet, hamlet) and 5 hs back. If...More
I also climbed Cerro Alvear with Compania de Guias de Patagonia. Luis looked after everything for us, all we had to do was turn up bright and early ready to climb. The last section is where you really need the harness, ropes and ice axes...More
If you are looking for a little adventure and have never been mountaineering, this will get you hooked!!! We weren't planning to climb a mountain, but we stumbled on Cerro Alvear and the ascension was the best thing we did all holiday.
Cerro Alvear is...More