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Valle Ascencio Trail

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Length


4.6 Miles 7.3 Kilometers


1,721' 525 m

Ascent

-235' -72 m

Descent

8%

Avg Grade (5°)

30%

Max Grade (17°)

1,933' 589 m

High

411' 125 m

Low

Shared By Miguel Vieira

Conditions


All Clear 64 days ago
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A climb up the Rio Ascencio valley toward the base of the Torres del Paine.

Miguel Vieira

Dogs Unknown

Features River/Creek · Views

Description

This trail begins with a climb up grassy slopes with views of the Paine Massif and the Patagonian steppe. As you enter the Rio Ascencio valley, the mountain sides get steeper and you enter a dense, ancient forest. Occasional breaks in the trees reveal incredible views of the valley.

Descend to cross the Rio Ascencio on a bridge and pass the Refugio Chileno. Continue through dense forest along the river valley until you reach the junction that takes you to the Base Las Torres Trail.

Flora & Fauna

Lenga beech and Antarctic beech trees in the forests.

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Mar 19, 2019
Janine W
Feb 14, 2019
Courtney Micheletti
Mirador de las Torres is essential. Stay at least an hour to see sun if you arrive during a cloudy period. 8mi
Jan 16, 2019
Patricia Anguita
Jan 9, 2019
Dennis Chan
Dec 26, 2018
Vanessa Rh
Dec 12, 2018
Becka Katherine
Nov 16, 2018
Smilevers P
Feb 26, 2018
Nuno Ricardo

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  4.6 from 8 votes

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  4.6 from 8 votes
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