My skiing debut

Professional adventurer, our columnist Mariano Fernández Soler tells us his experience the first time he slipped on a pair of skis. Read this note, you will have fun and you will surely be encouraged to discover the infinite pleasure of…
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Hiking in Santa Cruz

This province in Argentina  offers many epic sites for hiking lovers and also offers the opportunity of mountain climbing for the more  adventurous souls El Chaltén (Mt. Fitz Roy) The town of El Chaltén is rightly called the capital of…
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Where to fish in Patagonia?

Some ideal places for fishing in Patagonia Argentina. BARILOCHE The most important lakes for fishing are: Mascardi, Gutiérrez, Roca, Guillelmo, Nahuel Huapi. Suppliers: Baruzzi Deportes: Pasaje Urquiza 250 Tel. (02944) 424922 Cumbres Patagónicas: Villegas 222 Tel.(02944) 423283 Patricio Bianchi: Campichuelo…
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Skiing in Valdelén

The nearest ski center to Río Gallegos is in Rio Turbio, on Dorotea Hill. The Valdelén Center of Winter Sports is located 4 kilometers from Rio Turbio, practically on the frontier with Chile. When arriving to the top of the…
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Trekking in Patagonia

It is an activity carried out on foot, usually of long duration, whose scenario is the wild nature generally associated with mountainous areas. Patagonia offers too many amazing options, most of them mythical. The trails are, mostly, marked. In most…
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Mount Fitz Roy

Mt. Fitz Roy is one of the most appreciated peaks by mountaineers worldwide. Its altitude is 3,405 m. Mount Fitz Roy original name is Chaltén, that in Tehuelche dialect means "smoking mountain". This is due to a rare aeolic phenomenon…
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Skiing at La Hoya - Esquel - Photo: Secretaría de Turismo de Esquel

La Hoya

In the mountainous range of Esquel, 13 km. from the city and next to the Cañadón de Los Bandidos, you will find La Hoya, a ski and other winter activities center. It is one of the most sought after places for…
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Trekking in Río Negro

BARILOCHE This is the city with the better tourist infrastructure within Patagonia, and trekking is one of the attractive alternatives it features. A number of marvelous mountains, in many cases with shelters where you can spend the night or simply…
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Del Desierto Lake

Visiting this Lake is one of the most beautiful excursions to do departing from El Chalten. The road skirts Rio de las Vueltas, that increases its rapids along its course while its waters become  more transparent as they get close…
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Species – Fishing in Patagonia

Species Some of the species existing in Central and Atlantic Patagonia are: Atherine, corvina, pescadilla, shark, brótola The species in Andean Patagonia are: Salmón encerrado (Salmo salar sebago) Brown trout (Salmo trutta) Brook trout(Salvelinus fontinalis) Lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) Rainbow…
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Bayo Hill

The Cerro Bayo Skiing Resort is one of the most exclusive in the country and the closest to an urban center. Surrounded by an incomparable natural environment, it incorporates the best technological advances every year. The base of this ski…
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Skiing in Ushuaia

Ushuaia, located in the end of the Andes Mountain range, is surrounded by mountainous peaks and suitable lands for the practice of all type of winter sports. The official opening of the season takes place the night of June 20,…
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Playing facing Beagle Channel - Ushuaia - End of the World

Things to do with kids in Patagonia

Patagonia Argentina is one of the most recommended areas for traveling with the family’s small ones. At any time of the year you can find a lot of family-friendly attractions and activities. Besides seeing animals such as seals, penguins  and whales,…
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