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Cerro Alvear

Ushuaia Surrounds, Ushuaia, Argentina
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Amazing hike!

This trail is very difficult to find at the start because dirt roads lead away from it. The trail... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
AW1008
via mobile
Peerless

I think that there's not any other place in the world like this one. It'a a huge cavern excavated... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2015
PedroSerpa2014
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Funchal, Portugal
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
27 Mar 2017
“Amazing hike!”
18 Jan 2015
“Peerless”
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Ushuaia Surrounds, Ushuaia, Argentina
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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

This trail is very difficult to find at the start because dirt roads lead away from it. The trail climbs steeply up to a lovely pastural summit. Then the trail slides harrowingly for about 1 km along a mountain ledge with a sheer drop about...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2015

I think that there's not any other place in the world like this one. It'a a huge cavern excavated in the blue ice. It takes 4 hours to get there from Ushuaia, but it definitely worth the hard walk.

1  Thank PedroSerpa2014
Reviewed 18 January 2012

We did this trek with Guias del Sur (www.gdspatagonia.com.ar) email: guiasdelsur@hotmail.com.ar Excellent choice! It is a demanding 12 hours trek: 7 hs to the summit of 1.400 mts thru forest, rock, ice (walking on ice, they provide crampons, piolet, hamlet) and 5 hs back. If...More

1  Thank viajeraindependiente
Reviewed 20 November 2009

I also climbed Cerro Alvear with Compania de Guias de Patagonia. Luis looked after everything for us, all we had to do was turn up bright and early ready to climb. The last section is where you really need the harness, ropes and ice axes...More

2  Thank jkta1
Reviewed 19 November 2009

If you are looking for a little adventure and have never been mountaineering, this will get you hooked!!! We weren't planning to climb a mountain, but we stumbled on Cerro Alvear and the ascension was the best thing we did all holiday. Cerro Alvear is...More

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