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By the Foot of Cerro Paine Grande
South America

The trail of the "W" Trek is not vey well maintained - there hasn't been much upkeep done since I lasted visited in 2002 but the entrance fee nevertheless has seen quite a hike together with the costs at the various refugios on the trek - now costs more than 100 USD per night for food and a simple bunk bed - what a rip-off if the money is not put back into the facilities of the park !

It's about 90mins' walk from here to Refugio Paine Grande where I would call the day - the lake to the side here is not Lago Skottsberg but a nameless one that on a good day will form a perfect reflection of the Cuernos.

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