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Alternative Options for Exploring the Glaciers of Los Glaciares National Park

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The Perito Moreno Glacier is incredibly impressive. Considered an 8th natural wonder of the world, there are few glaciers this large and this active that people can get close to. At over 3 miles (5 km) in width, the glacier reaches heights of 240 feet above the surface of Lago Argentino. What you can see is just a tiny part of the gl...
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Iconic Creatures of Patagonia: What, When, and Where to to See Them

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Andean CondorThe Andean condor is the most iconic of all Patagonia creatures. It plays a huge role in the folklore of South America and is the national symbol of Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. With a wingspan of over 10 feet, these massive birds are often seen circling in the sky, perhaps a...
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Step up your adventure in Patagonia!

Step up your adventure in Patagonia!
We love getting updates from our travelers in the field. Keiko, a Wildland alumni currently on our Hiker's Patagonia Adventure, sent us this epic photo from Fitz Roy in Los Glaciares National Park. Her reaction is the same one I had the first time I saw Fitz Roy peek out from under a blanket of cloud cover – an overwhelming feeling of wonder at the...
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6 Ways to Experience the Glaciers of Patagonia

6 Ways to Experience the Glaciers of Patagonia
There are a number of ways to experience the glaciers in Patagonia and there are a number of glaciers to explore. You can view them from platforms, from the air, and from the water. You can even walk upon them, passing by their yawning crevasses and wandering through tunnels made of ice. No matter which way you choose to explore these awe...
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Glacier Trekking in Patagonia: Viedma vs Perito Moreno

Glacier Trekking in Patagonia: Viedma vs Perito Moreno
There are few places in the world that offer such easy access to glaciers as Patagonia. With some of the largest glaciers in the world the fact that you can boat to, fly over, and even walk on these glaciers is incredible. Glacier trekking is a unique way to see these forces of nature from an entirely different vantage point. In Argentina, there ar...
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