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Ages: From 8 to 65 Years

Physical demand: Moderate

Estimated Time on the Glacier: 1:30hs

The excursion begins at the pier located in “Bajo de las Sombras” port, where you embark to cross the Rico Lake, enjoying breathtaking views of the Perito Moreno glacier front wall.
After the disembarkation, we will reach the refuge, where the guides organize the groups. Then you start a walk along the lake shore about 20 minutes to the glacier. When you reach the edge of the ice, the guides place the crampons on the participants, who are instructed on how they should move on the ice. During the tour on the glacier you will be able to appreciate a variety of ice formations like: cracks, seracs, sinks, small lagoons, etc.

The walk is moderate. The ice surface you are walking on is irregular, but firm and secure.
After the walk, a stroll through the forest brings you back to the shelter.

a) This tour due to the physically demanding and difficult terrain is only suitable for people between 10 and 65 years old. Pregnant women, people with reduced mobility for whatever reason, people with arthritis, prostheses, knee problems in the menisci or similar can NOT participate in the excursion.

b) Shoes: Any half-round sports shoes (with laces if possible) Example: Trekking boots or shoes. Use thick socks, preferably wool or cotton. No rubber boots allowed, apres ski or high heels in women.-
c) Attire: Sports (long trousers for both sexes). It is convenient to bring a jacket, shirt, sweater, fleece, windbreak and / or waterproof jacket. Sunglasses, sunscreen and gloves (very important). Also hat for heat or coat in case of cold weather,

d) Lunch: Brought by the passenger.

e) Smoking: Smoking is prohibited during the course of the entire tour; either in the boat, in the woods, on the ice or in the shelter. It is not suspended due to bad weather conditions. Does not include entrance to Glacier National Park.

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