they say it can be done. but who is they?
12.15.2011 - 01.25.2012
distance 2115.1 km / 1314.2 miles
total vertical climb 36,980m / 121,325 ft
2-3 ferry crossings
click on bariloche to torres del paine for a close-up
O'higgins to El Chalten... The crossing consists of five segments. The first 7 kms, corresponding to segment 1 Villa O’Higgins to Bahamondez Port, are fit for bus, cycling or trekking. The following 51 kilometers corresponding to segment 2 Crossing O’Higgins Lake, only fit for navigation.
The next 22 kilometers correspond to segment 3 Border Crossing Candelario Mancilla to Desierto lake, wich are fit for horse riding, cycling and walking, continuing with 13 kilometers corresponding to segment 4 Crossing Desierto Lake, only fit for navigation or trekking, ending with segment 5 Desierto lake to El Chalten, of 40 kilometers, is fit for bus or cycling.