Laguna Torre, Patagonia, Argentina

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Introduction:
Cerro Torre is one of the mountains of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field in South America. It is located in the border between Argentina and Chile, west of Cerro Chaltén . The peak is the highest in a four mountain chain: the other peaks are Torre Egger, Punta Herron, and Cerro Standhardt.

laguna Torre, Patagonia, Argentina


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The Mirador Laguna Torre offers a breathtaking view of the majestic spire of 3128m Cerro Torre, rising out of the valley in the background. Look for the 'mushroom' of snow and ice that caps the peak.


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Get in:

Only by foot or car. The main streets have been recently paved. Side streets remain mostly gravel.
The permanent gas station in town has closed down, however there is a temporary one setup on the main road just outside of town (look for the giant blue box with the YPF symbol). They are only open 9am-12pm and 3pm-8pm.

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