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Hiking Patigonia’s W – French Valley

Hiking the Middle Leg of the W – French Valley Make no mistake, if you are going to hike to the end of the trail into French Valley (the middle leg of the W hike in Torres del Paine) you will need joints that can take a pounding. The trek from Refugio Paine Grande, up […]

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The great view of Grey glacier on the first leg of the W hike.

Hiking the W – Grey Glacier Viewpoint

Grey Glacier – The first leg of our hike in Torres del Paine. (Patagonia) Grey glacier in Torres del Paine national park is much more spectacular than its somewhat dreary name. The glacier turned out to be the most incredible blue color and the viewpoint along the trail to Refugio Grey was a great spot […]

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Hiking the W – Starts with the Lago Pehoe Ferry

Hiking the W – Taking the Ferry across Lago Pehoe By Dominic Urbano (Patagonia)  – Our ‘W’ hike in Torres del Paine National Park began with a ferry ride across Lago Pehoe to Refugio Paine Grande. It was a beautiful way to get a broad view of the mountain peaks and valleys through which we […]

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