Cerro Castillo in Aysen is a wonderful four-day hike. Be prepared to be self-sufficient as you hike up and down mountain passes, through woods and along ridges. With beautiful views along the way.
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Puyuhuapi fjords, PN Queulat and Cerro Castillo
A weeklong adventure in Aysen exploring Villa Cerro Castillo, the fjords of Puyuhuapi and PN Quelat and the hanging glacier.
W hike in Torres del Paine
Detailed information on how to organise and plan your own W hike in Torres del Paine — from basic to high comfort to luxury — including maps, packing lists and more
Parque Nacional Conguillío
Parque Nacional Conguillío is a beautiful southern park showcasing the araucaria (monkey puzzle trees), crystal lakes and snow-capped volcanoes. The variety of trails makes it accessible for all ability of hiker.
Cerro Provincia (2,750 m) is a full day hike that is a must for any hiking bucket-list in Santiago.
Conguillío and Chillan
Camp, hike and enjoy the amazing araucaria trees in Parque Nacional Conguillío with children!
10 tips to get kids hiking
My husband and I have spent most of our holidays hiking and camping. When our children came along it was an important family activity. Our middle child was born with Down’s Syndrome and our youngest was born with hydrocephalus and a weaker left side. We really thought our hiking days as a family would be …
It’s September and almost Fiestas Patrias here in Chile. We may be missing out on the fondas, and big BBQs with friends, but we have some fabulous hikes in nature located within the city of Santiago! (Information accurate for first week of September 2020.) You follow this amazing blue river most of the way. From …
Day hikes in Santiago
One of the best activities to do in Santiago (when there isn’t a quarantine) is to get out and go for a hike on the hills. There are better experts than I, but I try to get out once a week and here are some of my favourites. (For how to get your children to …
Torres del Paine
Hiking Torres del Paine with three generations In 2005 when my husband and I lived in Ecuador, we went to Patagonia and hiked the W, Mt. Fitzroy near El Chalten and saw the Perito Moreno glacier. Laughingly, we ate the calafate berry because they say if you eat it you will revisit Patagonia. Not likely, …