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Hiking to Grey Glacier

Our last day in Torres del Paine began really early. We had to make the 11am ferry back to our van to begin the journey to Puerto Arenas. We rose with the sun for one last hike- to Grey Glacier this time. Our campground really had lovely views! Four people in our group didn’t do this hike and stayed back at the campground as most of us were really sore from the preceding two days of hard hiking. I was pretty sore as well and was looking forward to not wearing my hiking shoes for a long time! The first Read More

Torres del Paine- Hiking into the French Valley

Day 2 of my Torres del Paine hiking tour took us into the French Valley with views of the Torres and the shark fin (Aleta de Tiburón). But first we set up camp at Refugio Paine Grande, the main campground in the area, after a catamaran/ferry ride across Lake Pehoe. Such a gorgeous view from the campground. Then it was time to hike, and hike, and hike. We stopped for snacks and lunch in the pretty spots with plenty of rock-sitting space. Overall the hike was about 11 hours out and back. It was a long day and many breaks Read More