top 10 hikes – Laguna de los Tres, Fitzroy, Argentina

One of our top 10 day hikes in the world

Laguna de los Tres

El Chaltén, Argentina

by Katie Wheeler


  • granite spires of Mount Fitz Roy, Poincenot and Cerro Torre
  • stunning blue waters, most likely with icebergs

  • the nearest airport is El Calafate
  • November – March are the best months. You might have snow on the trail in November or March, however.
  • 8+ hours round trip depending on route
  • elevation gain 2,300 ft. (700m)
  • option to tent near the lake
  • infamous for bad weather. Be prepared for extreme wind.
El Chaltén

Check our Laguna de los Tres information page for details.

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