Hiking to the Southern Patagonian Icefield, El Chalten – Argentina

I think we may have left the best to last. This trek to the Campo de Hielo Sur or the Southern Icefield is a...

Winter hiking around Mt Fitzroy and Cerro Torre, El Chalten, Argentina

The final stop of our summer in  South America was the town of El Chalten.  Just to the north of El Calafate, it is...

Perito Moreno Glacier and El Calafate, Patagonia

The Perito Moreno Glacier is located in the Los Glaciares National Park in Patagonia, Argentina. The access point is the busy and sprawling El...

Penguins, stray dogs and a cows head – Killing time in...

So after my painful tooth ordeal in Puerto Natales, we relaxed for a few days in the area. The town of Puerto Natales is...

Winter Hiking in Torres del Paine, Patagonia, Chile

This is a rather epic blog post about both just getting to and then exploring a rather incredible place even more so in the...

Snowboarding in Bariloche, Patagonia

Bariloche is in the Lake District in Argentina. It is technically just north of Patagonia but the name Patagonia brings more evocative images for...

Eating Chilli and other Chilly adventures in Chile

So besides hiking in about 20 national parks and ski touring some cool places we did a lot of duller stuff associated with such...

Snowboarding on Volcano Quetrupillan, Chile

I think this was my favourite volcano of the nine we snowboarded in Chile. It is located in a remote part of the Villarrica...

Snowboarding The High Andes – The Movie

This is the 3rd and final edit from our splitboard ski touring of South America. In the shadow of Aconcagua, we tour at breathless heights...

Snowboarding Volcano Villarrica, Chile

Well the weather finally cleared leaving 20cm of fresh snow on a perfect bluebird day to ski tour on split boards up Volcano Villarrica...

Pucon, Chile – Termas Geometricas and the National Parks

While waiting for a clear weather window to climb Volcano Villarrica we explored some of the local sights around Pucon. In summer Pucon must...

The magical island of Chiloe, Chile

With the weather hitting a rainy patch we bee lined south to the Island of Chiloe. With its green forest, lush rolling hills and...