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A marked trail in the center of town leads intrepid souls on a grueling hike up this glacier, for which they are rewarded with spectacular sweeping views of the southernmost tip of the earth.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ski lift” (16 reviews)
“chair lift” (53 reviews)
“tea house” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Ushuaia 9410, Argentina
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Trekking and wonderful scenery !! It has ski and snowboard for those who want to start in sports without paying much. Highly recommend, very attentive staff. To go with family, alone or couple.

Thank Beta R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It took me 90 min to walk up to there from albotros hotel which is located in front of the harbor. I had a beer in the tea house there and take a taxi to comeback. You can have some nice view of the beagle...More

Thank Lingang
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

I visited this glacier in the winter. The walk is quite hot with jacket, thermals and beanie on but they are needed when you get to the top of the walk. Also, you need to continue past the top of the ski lift. There is...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

The worst place to ski, no parking lot and horrible attendance. All people who work there seems don't want to have customers! We tried twice to rent equipments to our son.

Thank cristianelg
Reviewed 25 May 2017

It is easy and not expensive to get to the chairlift, a very slow one, but a nice ride up. We walked down after approaching the glacier. It is a lovely walk with view of the town and cruise ship.

2  Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

After our navigation tour we took a taxi to the tea house and from there we started the hike uphill to the observation point. If you are not used to do hiking it can be hard. But the good thing is that you can go...More

1  Thank betty f
Reviewed 22 April 2017

After a boring, steep slog up an old road (possibly part of an old ski run) the trail becomes a real trail and traverses beautiful meadows, rocks and scree. You can get pretty close to the glacier. It is convenient to town and easy to...More

1  Thank Rorinho
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We took a taxi out of town, on the advice of Tourist Information. There is then a choice of paths up to the glacier. On the walk, there are lovely views of Ushuia and the Beable Channell, in addition to the glacier itself. Well woth...More

1  Thank Smokie24
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Great, well marked trail. The first part is easy on a wide gravel road but it then narrows to a trail that goes over a stream and becomes continuously steeper as it traverses up the mountain. Gorgeous scenery all the way with great scenery of...More

1  Thank SunnieOoltewah
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We walked from town to the glacier. Took 3 hours from town to the glacier. Pleasant walk with good views over the city through the valley. Glacier is small but it is what it is.

1  Thank Haig B
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9 May 2017|
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Response from Mike G | Reviewed this property |
There are different answers to this question... If you walk up from the center of town, it takes quite a while. It's maybe an hour and a half up to the chairlift (as it's all uphill). Or you could skip this part by taking a... More