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Patagonia: Hiking At the End of the Earth

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Pamela Lodish Jan 22, 2016 at 10:24 AM

When I took this trip, I took the shuttle bus from EZE to town. It was incredibly easy. Then they put me in a taxi to my hotel. Very close and inexpensive. Look at this web site. My friend who was born in Buenos Aires and often goes from CA to BA, didn't even know about this option. http://airportbuenosaires.com/transportation-from-ezeiza.html
Astrid Davis Jan 22, 2016 at 07:05 PM

Thank you very much. This is something I have been looking for .


Astrid Davis Jan 22, 2016 at 09:50 AM

I wish to share a ride, Patagonia program 3408, 2/15-28 2016, from the Buenos Aires airport to the hotel. I arrive with flight UA819 from Houston at 10:40 AM on the 16th. I am willing to wait.
Astrid Davis, wysheeptrail@yahoo.com
Dale Childs Jan 25, 2016 at 01:41 PM

Hi, Astrid, we are arriving from Dallas at 11:33 AM, American Airlines flight 997. We would be willing to share a ride with you to the hotel. Let me know if you are interested. Marilyn Childs, mchildsrn@cox.net


Patricia Klein Jul 25, 2015 at 02:56 PM

I am registered for Patagonia program Nov. 2 - 15, 2015. Looking to find other participants.
Rick King Aug 04, 2015 at 07:36 PM

I'm registered also but haven't finalized airfare from PDX (Oregon) to EZE. May want to extend several days from either end. Rick
Patricia Klein Aug 15, 2015 at 09:43 AM

Rick, I just made final payment. It's a go! Thanks for your note.
Mary Gibbons Aug 16, 2015 at 07:10 PM

Made my payment. Flying from ORF. Can extend before trip but not at end due to Work.
Victoria Sunderland Oct 28, 2015 at 04:09 PM

I'm going on the November 2 trip, flying from Miami. This will be my first Road Scholar trip
Rick King Oct 28, 2015 at 11:30 PM

See you in several days!
Victoria Sunderland Jan 04, 2016 at 12:26 PM

Rick, Larry and Judy and myself would love to view your photos but we were unable to log in. Also emails to you don't get through. Hope you don't think we are just being aloof not responding!


James Weil Dec 04, 2014 at 03:54 PM

Hi, all. My name is James Weil and I live in Stamford, CT. I am booked on the February 16 trip. Any other New York or New Englanders going?
Premium Email Subscriber Sep 01, 2015 at 01:11 PM

Hi James. My name is Jennifer Craig and I live just outside Boston in Waltham, MA. Also leaving Feb. 15th
Premium Email Subscriber Sep 01, 2015 at 01:12 PM

Have you booked flights yet? I imagine you will fly out of Kennedy?


Connie Dassinger Oct 29, 2014 at 09:20 AM

Connie Dassinger and Michael Firment (Kennesaw, GA as well as Michael's sister are going on this trip.


Guy Mueller Oct 05, 2014 at 01:46 PM

Guy and Marsha Mueller (Minneapolis, MN)are going on the 1/26/2015 trip.


Pam Arsenault Aug 02, 2014 at 11:08 PM

Would like to do this trip in spring, 2015. Is anyone else looking at the trip? Does anyone have feedback or advice about doing it? My friends are not enthusiastic about the rigorous hiking, so I'd love to connect with others who may be considering this trip.
Mike Chesnut Aug 03, 2014 at 09:38 AM

I believe we were the first group in Nov 2013 to take this trip. Yes, there are 2 long hiking days but the rewards are worth the effort. This trip is a very active trip with not only hiking, but canoeing,glacier hiking, long bus rides and full days. If I did not enjoy mountain trails, I would closely consider this trip. There may be an out on the mountain hikes, but the outs could interfere with the rest of the group and the guides also. One hike is especially long and we had all the weather Patagonia is famous for on that day, Rain,wind,snow and sunshine all in one afternoon.
Pam Arsenault Aug 04, 2014 at 06:00 PM

Thanks for your feedback, Mike. Any suggestion about the time of year to do this trip?
Mike Chesnut Aug 05, 2014 at 03:01 AM

If I had a do over, I would pick Jan. Our mountain guide (who climbed Cero Torre) stated he believes the weather is more stable in mid summer. The climbing season was just starting when we were there in Nov. I believe you will have a better chance to see cero tprre and fitzroy then. We had the famous wind and some clouds that blocked a good view of Cero Torre. However our weather in Ushuaia was perfect, about as good as they get, little wind and in the mid 60's The climbers for the summer season had not arrived in Nov when we were in El Chalten. They usually arrive in dec to start the wait for a perfect weather window to climb. Some years the weather remains bad all summer we were told and few if any successful attempts are made. So some luck is involved in cling good weather, but the 80 MPH wind we had one day was very memorable and i would not have traded that day for a stable weather day even though the clouds and wind(dust) did interfere with the view and made a boat ride to see the glacier interesting!!


Michele Hind Oct 19, 2012 at 11:26 AM

Hello,

I am very interested in this trip. It looks fantastic. At this point there is only a waiting list for Nov. 7. Are there additional dates? thanks



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