Trekking Capital January 19th 2015 El Chalten is amazing - the town is built beside a river right at the base of fabulous mountains to climb.
We parked and didnt need to move for 3days, doing new treks everyday.
Mountain climbers come from all over the world to climb Mt.Fizroy and Cerro Torre. We managed to hike to the base of both mountains.
Hike #1 - 7km ( a warm up for....)
Hike #2 - 22km ... read more
South America » Argentina » Santa Cruz » El Chaltén Following independence from Spain in 1816, Argentina experienced periods of internal political conflict between conservatives and liberals and between civilian and military factions. After World War II, a long period of Peronist authoritarian rule an... ... read more