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W-hike exact distances

by srujan45 Online Now Jul 24, 2008 at 11:28 AM


QUESTION 1: I have been looking for the exact length of W hike (Grey Glacier campsite -> Pehoe Campsite -> Campamento Brittanica -> Camp Los Cuernos - > Campamento Torres -> Refugio Torres) Can anyone tell me the exact distances between the above campsites. The FAQ on FantasticoSur does have some distances in proposed itineraries - but is not clear.

QUESTION 2: Another question I have is - Is it possible to get off the Catamaran/boat at Refugio Grey and start W-Hike from there?

QUESTION 3: Are there any places on this hike that're difficult for the acrophobic? People who're worried about walking about precipices. I hear - as we get close to the towers, it could get a little bit like that.


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    Re: W-hike exact distances

    by Josilver Online Now Jul 24, 2008 at 4:04 PM

    I cant answer your first two questions, but I climbed to the base of the towers and I dont recall any precipices. Lots of scrambling over morrain and rocks and boulders. Great fun.

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