"El Chaltén - Home of Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre" Fitz Roy by Trekki
Fitz Roy Travel Guide: 54 reviews and 156 photos
Ok, it seems, El Chaltén is not possible to choose as location, so it's Fitz Roy and the area around it.
For me, Fitz Roy will always be the New Year Mountain, as by now, I have spend 3 of my New Year's Eves there.
There is no better place where you can celebrate this with enough tea and millions od stars :-)
Sometimes, the wind becomes quite strong - such as here, at Laguna Capri during a nice "little" storm.
and after that - a tremendous sunset.....
The continuously changing weather is what makes Patagonia also. And if you ever have seen the light just before sunset - how it illuminates everything, how colors burn - you'll never want to leave the place.
- Pros:wonderful thrilling nature
- Cons:a bit overcrowded by now, mainly in December/January
- In a nutshell:magic
You can easily hike to the mirador Cerro Torre, if you leave El Chalten to the north, passing Camping Ruca Mahudia, and... more travel advice
There are 2 campgrounds with view of Fitz Roy mountain. The one closer to the mountain is quite popular and crowded,... more travel advice
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