El Chaltén to Piedra del Fraile (Cerro Fitz Roy)

A spectacular out-and-back hike to the base of one of South America’s most fabled peaks – Cerro Fitz Roy. I completed this hike in February 1997 with Dave from New Zealand, who in subsequent years joined me on other treks Read More …

Dientes Circuit | Isla Navarino, Chile, 1997

Distance:  33 miles (53 km) Avg.Time:  3 or 4 days Start / Finish: Puerto Williams Isla Navarino can be reached by both regular plane and boat services from Ushuaia (Argentina) or Punta Arenas (Chile). In 1997 I flew down from Read More …

Nahuel Huapi Traverse | Patagonia, Argentina, 1997

Distance:  25 miles (40 km) approx. Avg.Time:  3 days Start / Finish: Villa Catedral – Puente Lopez. From Bariloche, there are regular bus services to both trailheads. Season: November to May. If you come late in the season, the autumnal Read More …