Published: March 26th 2008March 10th 2008
Fitz Roy from the bus
The fitz roy is the tall mountain in the middle
We arrived to Chalten in order to do the Fitz-Roy Trek. The Chalten town is a dead end in the middle of no where. Before entering the town the local sheriff (AKA park ranger - or so he claims) lectures about to keep the park clean and the ice water fresh (don't piss in the river. And I am talking especially to you Israelis).
If the ¨Torres Del Paine¨was the Torres of pain, this trek is definitely a ¨Sisi Trek¨. 3 hours up, hour of climbing in the morning to see the sunrise, and 3 hours back down. even though, it was a beautiful trek. It was probably the best effort to sights value a trek can give.
As usually many Israeli did the trek in the same time, most of them were people we already met along the way. So we had good company for various card games (yes, Yaniv again).
When the trek ended we found ourselves with plenty of time before the bus and decided to take a shower (no there are no showers on treks, and yes that does make you smell bad). We then left the towel to dry in the hostel and
a little after found out that someone had taken it to dry in another place (his or her backpack).
There are more photos below