Torres del Paine: Chile's Premier National Park and Argentina's Los Glaciares National Park (2nd Edition)
Guidebook to eight walking and trekking routes in Chile's Torresdel Paine National Park and Argentina's Los Glaciares NationalPark.Three of these are multi-day treks, and four of them shorter daywalks, as well as one multi-day trek in Argentina's Los Glaciaresnational park, also included are several excursions from PuertoNatales and El Calafate. Routes are arranged starting with the 10-11 day Torres del Paine Circuit, (also known as the 'O' Circuit),followed by the shorter Half Circuit (the 'W') which can be walkedin 4-5 days.The guidebook helps walkers and trekkers venture into Patagoniawith confidence and includes advice on getting to and around theregions, languages, visa, currency, accommodation facilities in theNational Parks as well as useful guidance on what to take andexpect on the treks. While the Torres del Paine National Parkoffers a remote wilderness, walking is easily accessible with cleartrails, good public transport and regular mountain huts andcampsites. Full background information on the geology, history,wildlife, flora and cultures of the regions are also explored,resulting in an excellent companion guide to explore theregion.