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Mount Tarn

Punta Arenas, Chile, Punta Arenas, Chile
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Lovely walk, excellent vantage point over the Magellan Straits and Isla Dawson

This is an excellent walk if you have a day to spare in Punta Arenas. We had it all to ourselves... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2017
Noel S
Most amazing scenery

The mountains in Chile are breathtaking. There is always another more spectacular site then the... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2016
M Richard M
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Punta Arenas, Chile, Punta Arenas, Chile
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

This is an excellent walk if you have a day to spare in Punta Arenas. We had it all to ourselves (unlike in many places around here). Local guides and agencies recommended this as requiring a guide, but for hikers with any hill experience it...More

Thank Noel S
Reviewed 5 March 2016

The mountains in Chile are breathtaking. There is always another more spectacular site then the last one.

2  Thank M Richard M
Reviewed 29 January 2016

There is much history with this mountain, looking it up online Charles Darwin climbed it and found new fossils. We hiked Jan 24, 2016. Trail starts near kilometer 70 on route 9. The road was closed at 65km on route 9 with new bridge construction...More

1  Thank Jon S
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Amazing hike to Mount Tarn, I took a guided tour because the road has changed lately, I went the first time and got lost, then I hired a local guide to climb it, he explained how the road has changed since they started to build...More

1  Thank mann h
Reviewed 19 April 2015

- Good shoes are crucial (muddy and humid!) - Ascend took us 2,5 hours and is above average exhaustingly - View over the Magellan Strait is stunning and amazing! - Car is needed to get near there We had to leave our car at km...More

1  Thank tamangur
Reviewed 31 January 2014

Hiking is moderate to difficult, depending on the weather. On a summer clear day, it might take three hours to ascend and two to go down. There is water and ice at the top. The views are wonderful and the wind unbelievably strong. The path...More

4  Thank Adriana S
Reviewed 23 May 2013

The forest on this mount is fairly thick, the whole area is rarely dry due to its proximity to the ocean, spring and summer are the windiest seasons ( wind gusts normally strike 80-100 km/h at the summit). So bring the right gear (windproof jacket,...More

8  Thank Rodrigo M
Reviewed 7 January 2013

You will probably have Monte Tarn to yourself, even during busy tourist season. There are snowfields at the top and beautiful views of the Strait of Magellan. Not to mention, plenty of experience with the infamous Chilean turbal (peat bogs) on the way up!

5  Thank kateausten
Reviewed 23 August 2012

Excellent Hiking! We went for hiking and it took us like 4 hours to get to the top. The view was amazing!

Thank John M
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