Day 1: We start in Bariloche at the hotel, from there we drive to a small village called Colonia Suiza (Swiss colony). There we start trekking following the Goye stream into the valley. We gradually advance upwards for about 3 hours. Then we see at the end of the valley the Cerro Negro then we have a last ascent a little bit steeper until we get to mountain hut Italia Manfredo Segre by the Laguna Negra lagoon shore. We stay for the night at the mountain hut.
Day 2: After a tasty breakfast we start our way towards CAB lagoon. We go around Negra lagoon, then continue upwards to the Negro mountain ridge and Bailey Willis mountain. From there we get a great view with Mount Tronador at the background and Tristeza lake branch (Nahuel Huapi lake) then right in front of us we see the CAB lagoon. We have a steep descent and then another ascent also quiet steep. Then we go wading the Lluvuco stream until we reach CAB lagoon. There we set our tents for the night
Day 3: From the lagoon we head to the Southwest, to the left side of CAB mountain, then we descent to Mate dulce valley, outskirting the Cristal mountain to Creton lagoon and Azul lagoon (its a deep blue lagoon, very intense blue color). Tent lodging with no campsite facilities.
Day 4: After a short ascent we will hike along another lagoon, Jujuy lagoon. From there we continue hiking upwards to a mountain ridge that joins Cerro Capitan and Cerro Punta Negra (approx. 1900 m. above sea level). Descending through a rocky terrain and then going upwards for some meters until we get to Illon lagoon. This small Andean lagoon has beautiful sandy beach and great view to Mount Tronador. Tent lodging by the lagoon.
Day 5: We enjoy this beautiful place delighting ourself with great view to Mount Tronador. After lunch we descent to Pampa Linda. This is our arrival point where the vehicle will be waiting for us to transfer us back to San Carlos de Bariloche city.
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