Category Archives: Argentina

By Boat And Bus through The Andes – The Cruce Andino

Previous Post: Puerto Varas – A Quick Town Tour How to get from Puerto Varas, Chile to San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina? I had a choice to make.  The  Andesmar bus takes seven to eight hours and the price is a … Continue reading

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Patagonia’s Nahuel Huapi Traverse – Day 5 (Refugio Lopez to Bariloche)

Day 4: Refugio Manfredo Segre (Laguna Negra) to Refugio Lopez To the side of the Refugio Lopez is a tenting area; my spot was the flat area  with the ring of rocks as a boundary that you see on the bottom of … Continue reading

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Patagonia’s Nahuel Huapi Traverse – Day 4 (Laguna Negra to Refugio Lopez)

Previous Post: Day 3 – Laguna Jakob (Refugio San Martín) to Laguna Negra  Day 3 had been a big day made even more exciting thanks to a brain cramp on my part.  Less drama on the trail was my wish … Continue reading

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Patagonia’s Nahuel Huapi Traverse – Day 3 (Laguna Jakob to Laguna Negra)

Previous Post: Day 2 – Refugio Frey to Refugio San Martín (Laguna Jakob) I was  in the kitchen of the refugio by 8:15 or so for breakfast. With  my cup of refugio coffee finished it was time to meet with the others … Continue reading

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Patagonia’s Nahuel Huapi Traverse – Day 2 (Refugio Frey to Refugio San Martin/Laguna Jakob))

Previous Post – Day 1: Villa Catedral To Refugio Frey Another sunny day in Patagonia! By 8:30 everybody was ready for their adventure of the day.  Outside of the refugio a couple of dozen people milled about, busy with their packs … Continue reading

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Patagonia’s Nahuel Huapi Traverse – Day 1 (Cerro Catedral to Refugio Frey)

Previous Post: Base Camp Bariloche and the Hiking Trails Of Northern Patagonia And so the hike begins.  Step #1: get to the trailhead! There is a bus from downtown Bariloche that goes right to the Villa Catedral parking lot at … Continue reading

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Base Camp Bariloche & The Hiking Trails of Northern Patagonia

Coming Soon: Images of San Carlos de Bariloche San Carlos de Bariloche is a city of some 113,000 located on the south shore of one of Argentina’s larger glacial lakes, Lago Nahuel Huapi. It is on the northern edge of an … Continue reading

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January 2017: Prepping For Hikes In Argentina’s Lakes Region

Click on the More options prompt on the top left of the map for a full-screen view. In a month from now I will be in Bariloche area of  Argentina for three weeks of hiking and volcano climbing.  It is located in … Continue reading

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