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Address: San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
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We got up early, an took 0710 bus nr. 10 or 13 (be in time, next on @1100) from Bariloche center towards Colonia suiza. We could start the hike at 0805 at the snack bar which is... read more

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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124 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We got up early, an took 0710 bus nr. 10 or 13 (be in time, next on @1100) from Bariloche center towards Colonia suiza. We could start the hike at 0805 at the snack bar which is the starting point of this amazing trail. It starts relatively steep and dusty (if no rain). After 1hour we arrived at refugio Roca... More 

Thank Raephels
South Bend, Indiana
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We woke up at our hostel downtown and took the 20 bus (every 15 min) to the start of Circuito Chico. There is a bus (10) that goes to the base of Lopez but it doesn't run often. We heard that it is easy to hitchhike and so we started walking towards Lopez once we got off the bus. Unfortunately... More 

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Portland Oregon
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

It took six hours total from the road snack bar at Rio Lopez to the Refugio Lopez and Back. Quite steep most of the way but no scary passages or big drop offs. Great Views most of the way. Lots of loose rock and dirt make a slippery hike down. I would carry two liters of water per person as... More 

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Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
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178 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We took the direct bus 10 leaving at 7:10 from the centre in Bariloche. We arrived at about a quarter to 8. The trail is marked with red-white signs and early in the hike you can see the pink house on you right at the top of the mountain, which is Refugio Lopez. The first hour/hour and a half is... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 727 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015

You do not need to climb "Cerro López"! For those that are not very fit, travel agencies in San Carlos de Bariloche organize tours on 4x4 jeep vehicles from the mountain's base up to the "Refugio Extremo Encantado", at 1260m. Snowshoeing for a 40 minute period is a must! Then enjoy a cheese fondue lunch at "Refugio Extremo Encantado". Breathtaking... More 

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Munich, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2015

The Trail head is on circuit Chico just beyond the fork to canopy and colonia suiza. It is possible to take bus 10 but apparently it runs less frequently than the schedule suggests. The road has enough traffic and hitch hiking should be easy. The first hour of the hike is steep and dusty. It then flattens out as the... More 

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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Its a steep walk to the top but if you are fit you can make it to the refugio in 90 mins to 2 hours and there is public transport (although not all that frequent) to the base. The views are amazing - and you are rewarded also with getting a good workout at the same time!!

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Muenster, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2015

Went up the Cerro Lopez, was hot, a steep climb, very exhausting, but the breathtaking view was totally worth it!!

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30 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2014

you can hike this Cerro Lopez up in two/three hours depending on ur condition. There's certain difficulty in certain trails but the view is worthwhile

1 Thank Claudia L
Cusco Region, Peru
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2014

liked all, disliked none. Bariloche is great..If you like trekking, walking .. slight hill climbing. Recommend it :)

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