Fitz Roy: Lago de los Tres

MODERATE 26 reviews

Fitz Roy: Lago de los Tres is a 21.4 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near El Chaltén, Santa Cruz, Argentina that features a lake. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking, trail running, and backpacking.

DISTANCE
21.4 km
ELEVATION GAIN
987 m
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

backpacking

hiking

trail running

forest

lake

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

This is several hours north of El Calafante. The trail is out of the town El Chalten in Argentina.

hiking
1 month ago

We actually completed this trek starting from El Pilar Hosteria just outside the park...slightly shorter route though lots of groups would begin at El Pilar then conclude in El Chalten. Regardless, it is an unbelievable experience. Absolutely unreal views of Ftiz Roy throughout the trek. The last mile is incredibly difficult...highly recommend one or two hiking poles to help on the way down. It is worth every step.

1 month ago

Camped at Poincenat and got up at 4am to hike the 1 hour summit trail at sunrise and it was amazing. It’s a tough hike even without a pack but the views are inspiring all the way up.

hiking
2 months ago

Absolutely stunning! Combined with the most incredible fall foliage (end of March), this was the best day hike I've ever done. If you're near El Calafate, take the 3 hour trip north. You won't regret it.

2 months ago

Amazing.

2 months ago

Absolutely stunning. For beginners (me) and acrophobic hikers (me), and depending on weather, this is not a completely moderate hike. It's much more difficult, slippery and dangerous in snow, rain, and high winds, which are the conditions we completed it in. The very last stretch during the final 2 kilometer climb is at a 45° angle, and was covered in maybe 1/2 a foot of fresh snow, then it closes with a steep hill of slippery rocks before finally seeing the lagoon. It is such a relief to see the lagoon. Ha. One of the most beautiful sights I'd ever seen.

4 months ago

Awesome hike. Beautiful the entire way. A mile almost straight up to the lakes but worth all the effort

9 months ago

Amazing hike. Definitely worth the 4 am wake up to get up in time for sunrise.

11 months ago

Best hike ever

Saturday, December 31, 2016

The best hike we have experienced. You will work hard in the last mile but the payoff is huge. Don't forget sunscreen!

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