Between Sea and Mountains

AR$3450

Summary

Difficulty: Medium

Places of interest: Glaciar Martial, Nearby Ushuaia, Ushuaia Andes,

Tour activities: Photography, Snow Activities, Trekking,

Season: July to September

Group Size: up to 12 passengers

Meals: Lentil stew. Dessert. Drinks Included: Red Wine, soft-drinks, bottled water. Vegetarians and coeliacs: proper menus available if requested in advance.

Departure place and time: Hotels, from 9:30 a.m.

Type of Experience: Medium Difficulty Activity, No experience required, Weather-dependent, With exposure to weather,

Suggested clothing: Minimum recommended equipment: Ski equipment (thermal interiors, waterproof jacket + polar jacket, mountain shoes, thermal socks, gloves and warm cap). Sunglasses. Trekking poles.

Description

The Martial glacier, an icon of Ushuaia, and panoramic viewpoint, offers a challenge to enjoy the snow in Ushuaia.

This half-day excursion allows you to conquer the heights, and experience of one of the most magical and emblematic places in the city.

From 9:30 AM or from 2:30 PM, we will leave from your hotel to visit a place where the waters of the Beagle Channel can be seen from the height of the Martial Glacier.

With the proper equipment and specialized guides, safety is guaranteed so that entire families and anyone without experience in mountaineering can enjoy the spectacular views of the bay of Ushuaia.

This half-day excursion allows you to conquer the heights and the first-hand experience of one of the most magical and emblematic places in the city.

During the ascent with the snowshoes (or crampons) and the canes provided by us, each step will take us to discover more and more extraordinary panoramas. Over the glacier's height valley you will enjoy a hot drink while the guide explains about the glacial processes that shaped the current landscape.

At the moment of descending, we will enter the forest to reach a zip line and enjoy nature sliding with all the appropriate security measures.

After lunch, the tour will end with a short walk until you reach the Martial base to take your trip back to your hotel.
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Itinerary:

Hike in the snow or ice:
* Difficulty: Medium.
* Duration between 2 and 2 and a half hours.
* Elevation: 230 mts.
* Distance covered: 4.5 km

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