Touching The Ice Trekking To The Gray Glacier

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We invite you to Embark on a unique and challenging adventure with "Touching The Ice" in the Grey Glacier. This experience immerses us in the impressive and wild beauty of Chilean Patagonia, allowing us to walk on one of the most prominent glaciers in the region.

 

This hike is tough approximately 3 hours and has two daily departures at 08:00 hrs, 14:30 hrs. We start by sailing on a zodiac boat for 20 minutes from the camp base until reaching the glacier island "Nunatak" and we will begin to walk on the moraine glacial until you reach the ice.

 

This adventure requires good physical condition and you should always wear appropriate clothing for this excursion which includes sunglasses, hat, gloves, water clothing and shoes with good grip on the ankles.

 

This impressive Gray Glacier has around 6 kilometers of wide, a total area of 270 km² and is divided into 3 sides. It`s one of the more than 40 glaciers that are part of the Field of Hielo Sur, being also a place of discharge of fresh water from this one. 

 

This "Touching the Ice" is not only a visual experience, but also a physical challenge that will make us feel the exciting mix of adrenaline and amazement. A unique opportunity and unforgettable experience that will allow us to touch this Millennial Glacier.

 

We are waiting for you... We will not lose it!

Starts
TORRES DEL PAINE (CL)
- Daily Departures: 11.00 Hrs./2:30 p.m. Subject to Reconfirmation.
- Big Foote Base Camp in Grey.
Ends
- 5 Hours after the start.
- Big Foote Base Camp in Grey.
Duration
3 Hours
Frequency
Everyday
Season
October - April
Included
- Helmet.
- Backpack.
- Ice axe.
- Harness.
- Crampons.
Not Included
- Entrance to Torres del Paine National Park.
- Transport.
- Unspecified drinks or meals.
- Tips.
- Extras not specified.
Physical Reqs.
- We recommend being in good physical shape to carry out the activity, since it requires considerable energy expenditure, especially in the first part.
- If you have physical problems or are not used to practicing these types of sports, it is not the right option for you.
- Not recommended for pregnant women or people with reduced mobility.
Difficulty
High
What To Bring?
- Semi-rigid shoes with ankle support.
- Sunglasses.
- Gloves.
- Waterproof pants and jacket.
- Warm jacket (e.g.: down).
- First layers (upper and lower).
- Sunscreen.

**If you do not bring everything necessary, the Service could be cancelled**
Destinations
Torres Del Paine (CL)
Other
- It is suggested to stay in Sector de Refugio or Camping Gray to make the excursion without major inconveniences.
- Minimum Service 2 passengers.
- Experience Between October and April. Subject to reconfirmation.
- Hike times, distances and slopes may vary.
- Minimum age 14 years.
- All itineraries and schedules are subject to changes and weather conditions.

**Important: In the event that passengers do not wear the appropriate clothing or footwear requested so that the excursions can be carried out with all the safety standards and services required by the regulations, the head guides will have the power to cancel the service**

Details of Day Tours

Get ready today to an experience that challenges the limits of the imagination with our exciting "Touching The Ice" in the Grey Glacier. We will embark on an epic adventure that will take us to the heart of the glacial majesty of the Chilean Patagonia.

 

This adventure in the ice, it takes about 3 hours, we will depart taking a zodiac boat towards the island embedded in the middle of the glacier. Once there, we will walk approximately 1 hour until we reach the access to the ice. This route is uphill on rocky terrain and has difficulty half.

 

From now on feel the excitement of coming face to face with the immensity of the glacier. From this elevated position, we will enjoy panoramic views of the peaks of the Andes and Lake Grey, creating an experience visual that will remain engraved in memory.

 

It is very important also dress as we indicate, not only for your comfort, but also For security. Dark glasses and gloves They are a fundamental element because we will constantly be in contact with ice, waterproof clothing, to cross by boat at the entrance of the island and in case of rain, also shoes with high ankles for better grip and trekking pants, as well as different layers in case of changes in the weather conditions. You can carry all these elements in your backpack. what we will pass to you.

 

Once the safety talk we will continue the walk to the so-called point zero together to our team of expert glaciologists walking on this ancient Grey Glacier. We will have time to take photos and contemplate this natural wonder.

 

We will discover the imposing and ice caverns while We explore the glacial formations that make these6 km of Glaciar a natural wonder. Every corner will be a new polar surprise to capture on our camera. He is one of more than 40 glaciers that are part of the Ice Field South.

 

This is not only a physical adventure, but also a personal challenge that, in addition to taking us to overcome obstacles and conquer the glacial terrain, invites us to join the importance of conservation and the fight against climate change.

 

The "Touching The Ice" in the Gray Glacier is much more than a walk, it is an experience full of adrenaline, each step, each crack overcome us You will remember that we are pushing the limits and experiencing the extraordinary.

 

Come to this place, one of the most amazing on earth, we are waiting for you!


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How to get there:

1st Option: From Puerto Natales. you must arrive until the Sailing Sail on Lake Grey, on the Catamaran Gray III. Yeah leaves at 10.00 am, check in is at 09.00 am, arrive at base camp at 11.00 am for the first excursion.

If it sails at 1:00 p.m. hrs, check in is at 12:00 p.m., and you will arrive at the base at 2:00 p.m. approximately for the second navigation. The third navigation returns from the shelter at 5:30 p.m., for passengers who must return to the hotel or city.

 

2nd Option: Get there by car or regular bus to I was able to and take the Hielos Patagónico catamaran that crosses Lake Pehoé. This boat crosses to Paine Grande at 09.00/11.00/16.00/18.00 (subject In return). From Paine Grande you have to walk an 11 km path, about 3.30 approximately hours to reach the base camp in Grey.

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12/02/2024
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If you are looking for what to do in Torres Del Paine, you should consider booking the tour . It´ll be an experience you won´t forget!

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Rates of Touching The Ice Trekking To The Gray Glacier in Torres Del Paine

Valid rates for 2024 per person

AM Service 08.00 Glacier Trek

- Departure at 08.00 AM. Minimum 2 passengers for the operation.

Starts: 08:00 Hs
Duration: 3 HS
Operates: Everyday
Offered in: Español English

From: USD $150

Price for 1 adult: USD $300

PM Service 14.30 Glacier Trek

- Departure at 2:30 PM. Minimum 2 passengers for the operation.

Starts: 14:30 Hs
Duration: 3 HS
Operates: Everyday
Offered in: Español English

From: USD $150

Price for 1 adult: USD $300

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