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Panoramabillede af Marcio Cabral PRO EXPERT MAESTRO Taget 15:12, 03/04/2011 - Views loading...

Chorrillo del Salto

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The waterfall with an approximate drop of 20 metres, hidden by a forest, is located 3km outside of El Chaltén. The waterfall can be reached either by walking or by car, along the road that goes to Desierto Lake. Not far along the road we take a path on the left hand side that takes us to the waterfall. The stream here is in its last leg of its journey before it flows into the Vueltas River. This trekking is ideal for people with little time to spare.
In the winter months the waterfall freezes over and ice climbing lovers make the most of its easy accessibility and climb it.

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  • Amin Abedini about 1 year ago
    Amazing Landscape :D
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    A: Chorrillo del Salto

    Af Marcio Cabral, 10 meter væk

    Chorrillo del Salto

    B: Patagonic Photographic Workshop

    Af Marcio Cabral, 10 meter væk

    The waterfall with an approximate drop of 20 metres, hidden by a forest, is located 3km outside of El...

    Patagonic Photographic Workshop

    C: Enchanted forest

    Af Marcio Cabral, 900 meter væk

    Enchanted forest

    D: Patagonic Rainbow

    Af Marcio Cabral, 910 meter væk

    Patagonic Rainbow

    E: Sunrise over Monte Fitz Roy

    Af Arroz Marisco, 1.1 km væk

    Not quite the right moment for a proper golden sunrise but it was still spectacular nonetheless. The ...

    Sunrise over Monte Fitz Roy

    F: Chorrillo del Salto

    Af Marcio Cabral, 1.4 km væk

    Chorrillo del Salto

    G: Laguna Capri, El Chalten

    Af Arroz Marisco, 1.8 km væk

    One of the largest lake dotting around Monte Fitz Roy, on a calm day and under the right light a perf...

    Laguna Capri, El Chalten

    H: The Flaming Landscape of Monte Fitz Roy

    Af Arroz Marisco, 2.0 km væk

    The trail to Monte Fitz Roy follows largely the course of the river that drains Laguna Madre & hi...

    The Flaming Landscape of Monte Fitz Roy

    I: Fritz Roy Trail

    Af Marcio Cabral, 2.3 km væk

    Fritz Roy Trail

    J: Hiking Fitz Roy

    Af Marcio Cabral, 2.4 km væk

    Hiking Fitz Roy

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    Text by Steve Smith.

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