Tronador Glacier Trek

tronador GLACIER

The amazing landscape, the cozy Meiling  and Roca huts and the final navigation in the Nahuel Huapi lake makes Tronador one of the best trekking objectives in northern Patagonia.

Located at the border between Argentina and Chile, nearby the town of Bariloche, Tronador (the one who makes thunder) raises up to 11.200 ft in the middle of several  lakes.



  • Skill level: Intermediate. Glacier travel. Snow
    slopes up to 35 degrees. 6 hour trekking journeys.
  • Location: Bariloche, Patagonia Argentina
  • Length: 3 days
  • Trekker/guide ratio: 1:1 / 4:1
  • Cost per person: 1:1 US$1150 4:1 US$700
  • Departure dates: on request from October to April.



Bariloche- Pampa Linda.  We pick you up at your hotel where we check gear and arrange the last details. Drive to Pampa Linda, check in with the park rangers and hike 4/5 hours to Meiling Hut at 1900 mts. In the evening we arrange our equipment enjoy dinner at the hut and get ready for summit day. LB, D.


Glaciar Alerce- Refugio Roca. Early in the morning we have breakfast at the hut and start hiking on the glacier to take advantage of the firm frozen snow. We travel roped and equipped with crampons and ice axes.  After crossing the glacier we leave our technical gear and start our hike down to the Paso the las Nubes, following a beautiful path along waterfalls and green meadows.  5 hours. B, LB, D.


Refugio Roca- Bariloche.  After a relaxed night at the hut we leave it after breakfast. We follow the valley to the Frias lake, where which we cross by boat. Later, after some more hiking, we get to Puerto Blest, from where we navigate the Nahuel Huapi lake to Puerto Pañuelo in Bariloche. We make a stop at the brewery for a deserved celebration before taking you to your Hotel. 5 hours.  B. L. 

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