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TKEKKING OJO DEL ALBINO

TKEKKING OJO DEL ALBINO

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Activity Description

Description of the activity
This trail follows the traditional path to Laguna Esmeralda. Once this stage is over, a path will be taken to the right bank of the lagoon in question, at a slower and controlled pace to travel safely, since from this point the path is interrupted by fallen trees and old inactive beavers.
Leaving the vegetation limit at about 650 MTSN approx. we enter a mountain terrain with continuous slopes where the real physical demand begins, our guide will take us along the most pleasant path known.
Traveling between large and unstable rocks, we will arrive at a natural terrace with a view of the Emerald Lagoon and the Sorondo mountain range, where we will observe Mount Olivia and its surrounding 5 brothers mountain. It is at this point that you have to look for the best pass in the mountain to ascend to the glacier. This section of the itinerary is the most delicate, which is why our mountain guide is always carrying safety equipment, such as ropes and carabiners to be able to safely overcome the difficulties present.
Almost without predicting it, this immense sea of ​​ice that is the glacier appears, with the Rhino Towers like sentinels behind it. Admired by this beauty, we will taste a hot lunch to rest, and thus be able to regain strength for the glacier transit.
Even without finishing our adventure, we will begin to descend with the attention deserving of the descent, along the same ascent path.
Physical Difficulty: High
Total, distance traveled: 21 km
Slope: 700 meters positive slope
Activity time: 9 hours (5 hours going; 4 hours returning)
Technical equipment: Crampons, helmet and poles. The appropriate clothing for the excursion is: hat, waterproof gloves, scarf, thermal shirt, fleece jacket, waterproof jacket, trekking pants, thermal socks and waterproof trekking boots.

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