Laguna Torre

Argentina
2 days in Februari, 2011

A short and easy walk to the lake Laguna Torre, to view the world-famous peaks of Cerro Torre. The peaks were just amazing, we could look at them for hours and still find something new and intriguing with them... :)


Day 1: El Chalten - Laguna Torre

A short (a couple of hours) and easy trek to the lake Laguna Torre.

 

View of a canyon

 
 

Aaaaah, first view of the amazing Cerro Torre peaks

 
 

The impressive glacier next to the peaks

 
 

Day 2: Laguna Torre - El Chalten

We woke up early for the sunrise,
and spent hours just watching the
amazing peaks...

 

 

 
 

Interesting could...

 
 

Cooking breakfast with a view!

 
 

Close-up of the Cerro Torre peaks.
The highest vertical part is about 1500 meters high!

 
 

Walking back with occasional views back to the
Cerro Torre peaks. We couldn't get enough of them...

 
 

Marshland with Cerro Torre in the background

 
 

Patagonian woodpecker

 
 

The nice landscape around El Chalten village

 
 

Excellent food at the Cervezeria in El Chalten

 
 

The beer they make in the Cervezeria was excellent...

 
 

...and so was the coffee

 
 

Our home in El Chalten :)