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Campos de hielo Sur (Southern Ice Fields)

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About Campos de hielo Sur (Southern Ice Fields):

The southern ice fields are the only plateau glaciers in the southern hemisphere outside of antartica, they provide for perfect ice trekking and a very real challenge to anyone brave enough to take them on, Ice climbing is unlimited here. Aid and Trad are available once on the flat sections of the glacier in majestic knives and spires of granite that jut out from the ice. The ice fields are the ultimate climbing challenge and few have ever ventured onto them.
Nearest town or city: Puerto Natales
Directions: Extremely inaccesible, must hike for a few days thru dense subartic rainforest, access from the sea as well and if you have the means the chilean air force may fly you in. The southernmost tip of the ice fields can be reached by traveling west from torres del paine national park
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Camping: Free
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Quantity of Climbs: Lifetime

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