One of the greatest classical trekking in Argentina
This is one of the most classic and historical trekking in Argentina. Within the Nahuel Huapi National Park and next to the city of San Carlos de Bariloche. We connect the four typical mountain refugee of this region, enjoying the Andean-Patagonian forests in Rio Negro province. Four nights in mountain refugee, one night in Colonia Suiza and 1 or 2 nights in Bariloche city.
We offer a shorter version , joining 2 refuges (Frey and Jakob/San Martin) in 3 days. See the itinerary below.
Day 1: Group meeting in Bariloche city. Time to check the equipment. Transfer to Villa Catedral. First section will be to Emilio Frey shelter, located in the South of Cerro Catedral. 2 to 3 hours until Van Titter Brook. Stop for lunch. 2 more hours to get to teh shelter, along the Tonceck laggon. Our campsite will be places next to the shelter (optional: stay overnight in the refuge). Dinner
Day 2: Breakfast. We left very early to enjoy a long day of trekking. We climb up to Schmoll lagoon and then we descent to the bottom of the great Rucaco Valley (3 to 4 hours). Stop for lunch. In the afternoon we continue our way up to reach a large edge where we get a stunning view of the Jakob lagoon and its surroundings. Steep descent to the lagoon and San Martin shelter (4 hours). Our campsite will be places next to the shelter (optional: stay overnight in the refuge). Snack and rest. Dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Breakfast. Walk to Témpanos lagoon and Paso Schweizer. Quiet day. Free time to enjoy the lagoons and great sceneries. In te afetrnoo, we return to, San Martin refuge. Snack and rest. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Breakfast. Descent throught Casa de Piedra Valley. After a 6 hour walk, we arrive to the end of the path, where we will wait for our transfer that will take us to Bariloche, after midday. End of our services.
Each person carries his own backpack. This trekking has a moderate physical and technical difficulty.
-Professional guides, enabled by APN (National Parks Association)
-All meals in the mountain included.
-Accommodation in tents
-General Mountain Equipment for the group
Ticket/Transfer in/out to Bariloche city.
Expenses for abandonment of the trip
Accomodation in Mountain refuges
Trekking of the Refugees of Bariloche - Frey and Jakob - Nahuel Huapi National Park
20% Up to 5 Kilos: Short excursion walks / Trekking Talampaya
40% Up to 8/10 Kilos: Round-trip trekking / Vallecitos 3 and 4-day programs
60% Up to 12/15 kilos: Crossing trekking with porting / Crossing of the Andes Paso Portillo
80% More than 15/18 kilos: Cross-country trekkings with little or no portage / Trekkings in Patagonia (Paso Vuriloche, PN Lanin or Nahuel Huapi, etc)
100% More than 25 Kilos: With a lot of equipment on top and little or no porting / Continental Ice
20% half a day or less with little unevenness.
40% more sustained slopes and longer days in the activity. 2-3 days / more than 6 hours per day.
60% Long ascents and descents with a longer duration. Ascents to more than 4000 meters in the central mountain range / intense 4-day trekking (Uruguayan plane)
80% Important work of legs in resistance. Very long days. Very long day ascents (Lanin - Domuyo) or more than 5000 meters. Ice courses.
100% Maximum demand. Aerobic work and constant effort on legs. Continental Ice, Aconcagua, mountains of more than 6000 meters.
20% flat land
40% trails with moderate ups and downs. General crossing trekkings . Sierra de la Ventana, Córdoba, Patagonia, Cuyo, north, others. Classic ascents
60% Steeper slopes and trails. Possible use of crampons. Domuyo, Cordón del Plata, Cordillera Central.
80% Mixed terrain, with snow or ice. Alvear, Lanin, Tronador. Bolivia, Peru.
100% Highly technical terrain. Glacial transit and climbing in sections. Hill climbing with sections on slopes of more than 60 ° inclination
20% We will not be much affected.
40% This is a normal level of attention.
60% We require more motivation, enthusiasm and concentration.
80% The activity will require us to be very connected and convinced.
100% Maximum control and emotional-psychological performance.
0% + sea level.
20% Up to 2000 masl.
40% + 2000 masl.
60% + 4000 masl.
80% + 5000 masl.
100% + 6000 masl.
Personal Backpack of not less than 60 liters
Trekking shoes and clothing.
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