Note: The above photos, including the banner one, do not necessarily reflect stations or views on this particular trek. Considering that we do not have all the images required we have had to use general photos of various treks in El Chalten.

El Chalten Mirador del Torre Half-Day Trek


This is one of the most popular trails and classic walks of El Chaltén. It will take you to the Torre viewpoint where there is an impressive view of the Torre massif, the Adela range, Mount Solo and their respective glaciers.

  • Start: El Chalten - Northern Sector of El Chalten, at the end of San Martin Avenue; beginning of 41 Route.
  • End: Mirador del Torre


  • Grade of Difficulty: Medium.
  • Trek Time: 3hrs, return.
  • Distance: 7.6km, return.
  • Experience Required: You need to be reasonably fit. No trekking experience required, but you should be accustomed to long walks, and trekking poles suggested.
  • Season: All year round, but in the winter, it depends on conditions.


This trek will give you a great view of the Cerro Torre Range. You have to walk for 15 minutes to get to Margarita waterfall viewpoint. At this place, you have an excellent panoramic view of Mount Fitz Roy and Torre. After 1 hour and a quarter, you get to the Mount Torre viewpoint, where you can observe Mount Torre and Grande Glacier.

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