Torres del Paine – III – Completing the Loop

Day 7 - Campamento Italiano Map (link) | Distance: 7.5 km + 5 km | Time: 1.75 hours + 3 hours The hike from Paine Grande to Italiano is one of the shortest hikes in the park, designed so hikers can enjoy a "day hike" past Italiano to a pair of mountainside lookouts (Francés and…

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Torres del Paine – II – John Gardner and Glacier Grey

Day 4 - Campamento El Paso (John Gardner Pass ⛰️) Map (link) | Distance: 8 km | Time: 7.5 hours We had been gently warned by the rangers that most hikers should leave camp around 7:30 am to climb the John Gardner Pass, so despite the rain and chill we were up and on the…

Torres del Paine – I – The Backside

Day 1 - Campamento Serón Map: (link) | Distance: 13 km | Time: 4.5 hours Saturday morning was an early one. We had a 7 am bus ride to the park ahead of us, which meant getting up at dark o'clock and double checking our backpacks before heading out. Fortunately our hostel, the Erratic Rock,…