The Patagonian Steppe

The Patagonian Steppe, or Patagonian Desert, is the eight largest desert in the world. Stretching from the Andes in the west all the way to the Atlantic in the east, it is constantly blasted by extreme winds coming over the mountains, while an average precipitation level of 200mm per year and cold temperatures with an … More The Patagonian Steppe

The Huemul Circuit

As we headed further south through Argentinian Patagonia we didn’t really know where we would end up or what was in store for us. We knew we’d look for some good hikes, and we also knew that many people talk about El Chaltén as being a nice place. We figured it was as good a … More The Huemul Circuit

Cerro Castillo

While cruising down Chile’s Carretera Austral we took a few days off from driving to lace up our hiking boots and tackle the 4 day Las Horquetas trek up to Cerro Castillo, touted by some to be the “new (and less crowded and less expensive) Torres del Paine” for trekking enthusiasts. While the hike has … More Cerro Castillo

The Carretera Austral

The Carretera Austral is essentially a synonym for “the ultimate roadtrip.” Stretching over a thousand kilometres from the more inhabited parts of Chile to its southern hinterlands, the road is well known as one of the most epic journeys one can undertake. Whether making the trip by car, bicycle, motorcycle, or in the backs of … More The Carretera Austral