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Los Cuernos Trail

Intermediate
 4.3 (9)

Run past an electric-blue glacial lake with non-stop views of towering mountains.


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9.7

Miles

15.7

KM

93%

Runnable

1,437' 438 m

High

251' 76 m

Low

850' 259 m

Up

1,651' 503 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

17%

Max Grade (10°)

Dogs Unknown

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Description

From the intersection with the Rio Ascencio Trail, descend to the hills above the shores of Nordenskjold Lake, running through scenic grasslands and scrublands. To the north are awesome views of Almirante Nieto and, in the latter part of the trail, the Cuernos del Paine. Listen for the frequent avalanches on the face of Almirante Nieto. Pass the Refugio Los Cuernos at 6 miles and end at the Italiano camp and ranger station.

Flora & Fauna

Chilean firebush along the trail blooms brilliant red in spring.

Contacts

Shared By:

Miguel Vieira

Trail Ratings

  4.3 from 9 votes

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  4.3 from 9 votes
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Photos

Waterfall from the Cuernos del Paine.
Dec 30, 2016 near Puerto…, CL
Breathtaking views of Patagonian ice and glacial valleys await those who ascend the Valle del Frances.
Jan 3, 2017 near Puerto…, CL
Monte Almirante Nieto from the trail.
Dec 30, 2016 near Puerto…, CL
Lago Nordenskjöld in Torres del Paine National Park.
Dec 30, 2016 near Puerto…, CL

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