Day 1: We will pick you up at the airport in Bariloche, then we drive from Bariloche to the foot of Mt Tronador. Getting ready for the adventure.
Day 2: This day we will have 4/5 hrs horseback riding. The horses are going to leave us in Mallin Chileno near the frontier with Chile, then the ascent to ref. Tronador (Viejo´s hut) is going to take another 3 hr. We will enjoy the South Face of Mte Tronador (3554mts) with their impressive glaciers and the Chilean Mountains. We cross the border to Chile.
Day 3: After breakfast, we will wear all the glacier gear (crampons, harness, rope). We cross the Manso Glacier, enjoying the view of Pico Internacional and Pico Argentino, of Mte. Tronador (3354m) Is a very easy trek across glacier terrain. You will see seracs, cravassess. Night in Mt hut.
Day 4: This day we will go across the Alerce Glacier to Paso de las Nubes (1700mts), heading Northeast, where we will see the Frias Valley and its glacier with the same name. All this glaciers belongs to Mte Tronador (Manso, Alerce and Frias). This day we will finish the glacier terrain and we will arrive to the beginning of Frias River. We will put up our tents at the base of Mte Tronador where we are going to spend the night at 1000 mt. Into a very deep forest. This area is called Selva Valdiviana, because is a leafy zone.
Day 5: This will be a short trek day, hiking through the Frias Valley until the river finish into the lake with the same name. This area looks like walking through a "jungle", the vegetation is very leafy and looks like a pseudo tropical area. The Frias River looks dirty, this dirt come from the sediments that the glacier produces when is moving forward. Boat cruising of Lago Frias. Night in Hotel.
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