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In this page you will find our most recomendable overnight/multi-day programs.  If you feel you would like something different, please contact us and let us provide you with information on other programs.


Meiling Mountain Hut. Mount TRONADOR

Difficulty / level of fitness (*): moderate. Around 5 hours of walking per day, covering some 22 kilometers total, with an elevation gain of  1000 meters / 3000 feet total.
Duration: two days, one night
Season: December to April 
Guide:  private English/Spanish speaking professional mountain guide

Description:  this is a different mountain from the others in the area of Bariloche. It´s by far the highest and has several glaciers, mighty peaks, beautiful waterfalls ... This trek starts 90 kilometers away from the city, leading us to the "Meiling" mountain hut, hiking up through a wonderful forest in the first part and then along a wide ridge of lunar characteristics (volcanic rock) with impressive views of the glaciers and waterfalls that soar for hundreds of meters.


The surrounding area of the Meiling Hut is one of the best places to watch the amazing Andean Condor gliding very close to us. Imagine a 3 meters /  10 feet wing-span flying a few meters away !!




English spoken mountain guide private service, all the food, overnight in the hut and transportation in and out included.

Gear list :  please check it at the last of the programs, below.





Laguna Negra (The black lake) and its mountain hut

Duration : two days, one night.
Guide:  private English/Spanish speaking professional mountain guide
Transfer: private vehicle

MODERATE VERSION:

Difficulty / level of fitness (*): moderate. Around 5/6 hours of walking per day, covering some 30 kilometers total, with an elevation gain of  1000 meters / 3000 feet total. 

Season: November to April
Description:  starting at the “Swiss village” (800 meters above sea level, 2650 ft), just 25 km away from Bariloche, we hike up for about 5 or 6 hours (about 10 miles) to arrive to Mountain Hut “Italia-Manfredo Segre” 1650m (5450 ft.) located by the lake "Negra" shore end.  After having  dinner and spending the night in the hut. In the morning of the second day we ascend  to a ridge with spectacular views. During the afternoon we hike down through the valley immersed in a beautifull forest with constant views of the plentiful stream and a couple of waterfalls, reaching the “Swiss Village” again in order to get our private transport back to town.



HARD / CHALLENGING VERSION:

Difficulty / level of fitness (*): hard. Around 5 hours of walking the first day and some 8 hours the second, covering some 35 kilometers total, with an elevation gain of  1500 meters / 4500 feet total. 
Season: December to April

Depending on the group characteristics and the weather, we have the option of continuing from the ridge (in the morning of the second day) in a different direction, then descend to a valley, climb a mountain (the Cerro López, with 2030 meters above the sea level) and then descend by the other face. This alternative is nicer, but also harder.

English spoken mountain guide private service, all the food, overnight in the hut and transportation in and out included.

Gear list :  please check it at the last of the programs, below.




The “Frey – Jakob” trek

Difficulty / level of fitness (*): moderate / hard. Exposed steep rocky terrain in parts.

Duration : three days, two nights.  

Season: late November to April

Guide:  private English/Spanish speaking professional mountain guide

Transfer: private vehicle

Description: a classic and highly recommendable trekking involving visits to two mountain huts, both located in landscapes of fantasy: the "Frey" hut by
the shore of lake "Toncek" and "San Martin" hut by the lake "Jakob". We spend one night in each hut. Before the final stretch down from "San Martin" Hut, we visit the mountain lake "Tempanos", another place of indescribable beauty, a few minutes away. 
The hike´s mid part require coordination skills navigating through loose and steep rocky terrain we would also find some snow.

English spoken mountain guide private service, all the food, overnights in the huts and private transportation in and out included.


Please bring:

- Backpack  (50 to 90 litters)
- Sleeping Bag into two plastic bags
- Trekking boots, if possible waterproof 
- Waterproof jacket 
- Fleece    
- Shirt(s)  light color if possible
- Sunscreen
- Sunglasses
- Gloves   
- Personal Toiletries   
- Watch    
- Headlamp   
- Toilet paper
- Hat (warm and sun hat)     
- Pants    (synthetic and comfortable, light color if possible) 
- Socks   (two spare pairs)
- Pocket Knife  if possible
- Telescopic trekking-poles if possible




(*) "Difficulty / level of fitness" is supposed to reflect, at least in a comparative way the requirements that the trip presents to the trekker/mountaineer in terms of endurance, altitude gain, the distances to cover, backpack weight and the existence or not of technical climbing. Always having in mind that this parameters where thought for beginners.

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