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“Great hike, fantastic views”

Glaciar Piedras Blancas
Ranked #6 of 43 things to do in El Chalten
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

If you are able to drive/cycle/hitch/walk about 15km towards Lsgo Desierto, this is a moderately easy hike of a few hours return, showing you a fantastic view of this beautiful glacier. Definitely a must see

Thank squiresy
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"hanging glacier"
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"beautiful glacier"
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"few hours"
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"el pilar"
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"great hike"
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"laguna de los tres"
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"shuttle"
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

Not on the usual trail... You can go all the way till the lake & go quite close to the glacier... It's on the way from Poincenot to Piedra del Fraile, might officialy be closed but I'm not sure...

Thank Mauro P
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Reviewed 15 April 2016

Our first stop from the El Pilar trailhead. What an awesome sight! It had rained the night before, but upon leaving El Pilar early morning, the sun was shinning and it was cyrstal clear. We enjoyed our hike and the views kept getting better and better along the way.

Thank lenchoCalif
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Reviewed 23 February 2016

This glacier descends off a shoulder of Monte Fitzroy and ends in a tumble of blue sera sera above the small lake. Spectacular views can be had from easy-to-reach viewpoints along the trail.

Thank jetlag_8
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Reviewed 21 October 2015

If you are walking from Rio Blanco to Poincenot or from Poincenot to Piedra del Fraile do not miss this short deviation and walk till the lake in front of this impressive glaciar.

1  Thank Alex F
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