Ice Trekking
Calluqueo Glacier

The Calluqueo Glacier is a huge mass of ancient ice that descends on the western slope of Mount San Lorenzo, becoming the main glacier of this mountain. Account at its base with a beautiful colored lake, result of the large amount of sediment that carry the waters from the top of the Hill.


Departure from Cochrane at 09:00 am to go to the viewpoint of Calluqueo Glacier (1hr app), where the specialized guide will give a talk on the activity and deliver the equipment. We will cross the Calluqueo peri-glacier lake in a smaller boat for 15 to 20 minutes, then begin an initial 100-meter walk along the front face of the glacier, and then continue walking through a moraine 500 meters up (45 min).


At this point, we will not put the necessary equipment to start the Ice-Trek for an hour and a half until we reach the sector of the waterfall that falls to the glacier where we will take a break and take our box lunch. After having enjoyed the greatness of this place we will return to the boat in order to return to Cochrane.

9:00 Departure from Cochrane to Monte San Lorenzo 50km
Arrival at the Mirador glacier Calluqueo sector
Sailing crossing of Lake Calluqueo 20min
Ice Trek towards the Cascade area of Calluqueo Glacier
Box Lunch.
Ice Trek back
Return to Cochrane
Arrival in Cochrane
  • The guides are trained in First Aid. They carry medicine kits.
  • Level of difficulty: Medium (Good physical conditions are required)
  • Between Cochrane and Puerto Tranquilo it is estimated: 2.45 to 3hr.
  • Between Cochrane and Puerto Guadal it is estimated: 2hr.

It Includes

  • Specialized guides, prepared in the Patagonia Guide School with certified in first aid WFR or WAFA.
  • Ice Trek equipment (Crampons, helmets, canes, ropes).
  • Rescue and first aid equipment.
  • Boat navigation for 20 passengers (Lifejacket).
  • Transfer in Mini van round trip to Monte San Lorenzo sector from Cochrane.
  • Snack: cookies, cake, chocolate, nuts, juice or water.
  • Box Lunch: sandwich, chocolate, cookies, nuts, juice or mineral water.

General Recomendations

  • Children must fit at least 35 and be accompanied by their father or mother (child control responsibility).
  • Children under 10 yo are not recommended.
  • Recommended for people in good physical condition.
  • Not recommended for people with heart problems, overweight, or who have had recent injuries.

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