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mountaineering the NEW Patagonia Nationwide Park

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Patagonia Nationwide Park was introduced January 2018 as a part of the improbable new Route of Parks (Ruta de los Parques) chain of 17 nationwide parks in Chile.

Three conservation areas had been mixed to create it. Cows and different grazing animals eliminated. Native wildlife resembling guanacos, ñandús, pumas, Andean condors, and huemuls reintroduced.

Patagonia Nationwide Park will quickly be the perfect mountaineering vacation spot on the Carretera Austral after close by Cerro Castillo. You must hike each on the identical journey.

There are already plenty of prime quality day hikes out of three established campgrounds in Patagonia Nationwide Park together with:

La Confluencia three km (2 miles)
La Vega Path 7 km (Four.5 miles)
Lago Chico Loop 12 km (7.5 miles)
Avilés Loop Path 16 km (10 miles)
Lagunas Altas Path 23 km (14 miles) climbing Mt. Tamanguito
Furioso Path 23 km (14 miles)

I’m MORE enthusiastic about future lengthy hikes traversing the park.

The Park has one in a single day hike referred to as the Aviles to Jeinimeni path 50 km (31 miles) a technique.

As of February 2019 there isn’t a hiker shuttle to and from the trailheads. You must manage that by yourself. ☹️  It’s a trouble.

Even higher is the route put collectively by (Journey) Alan Dixon and Alison Simon they referred to as the Patagonia Nationwide Park trek.

October 1 by April. January and February are excessive season.
Four-6 days

They noticed condors, flamingos, armadillos and even had a puma stroll by their camp at evening.

Their very detailed journey report features a map set of the trek in geospatial PDF, GPS recordsdata, mountaineering distances & occasions; detailed, day-by-day route descriptions, tenting places, elevation profiles and extra.

Learn each phrase of their journey report.

Cochrane city is a number of hours quick access south of Coyhaique. The closest public transport entry to the Nationwide Park.

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