25 Resources on Patagonia Travel & Hiking in Chile and Argentina

Patagonia Hiking adventure, here you come! We can feel your excitement. You’ve heard about Patagonia and there’s no going back. Your interest has been piqued, your ears have been pricked and your fancy has been well and truly tickled. Here is everything you need to know about hiking in Torres del Paine!

Where to go? What to wear? What to bring? *Whew!*

All topics at a glance:

  • Getting psyched about Patagonia
  • Trip timeframe
  • Tips and Hacks
  • Kit and clothing
  • W Trek and Paine Circuit

Getting psyched about Patagonia

Make yourself a cup of coffee, take a seat (or a hammock!) and begin reading. Let these articles stir your emotions and kick-start your imagination. Remember, anticipation is an important part of travel!

EcoCamp Patagonia, Torres del Paine National Park, Chile


Now that you’re psyched about your hiking trip and have an idea of the type of adventure you’d like to set out on let’s find out when are you going to set foot in this wild wonder.

Tips and Hacks

Everyone loves a good hack — and when you’re hiking through the wilds of Patagonia, it’s only natural to want to save time and do things better. Relax into your Patagonia experience and tweak your way to better adventuring with these 21 hiking hacks. Later, learn from the wise words of Patagonia hiking alumni — don’t let their regrets be yours!

You’ll be waiting to catch this famous view of the three Towers

Kit and clothing

Gore-Tex? Soft shell? Thermal underwear? What?! Take the *ouch* out of kit-shopping with these handy articles. (Bonus: you probably don’t have to buy everything!)

W Trek and Paine Circuit

These two hikes are the co-Queen Bees of Las Torres del Paine, and for good reason. A quick trip picture hop through travel blogs has enamoured many a trekker and sent them straight to the end of the world to experience their own adventure. The big question: which route is for you? Help solve that puzzle with these reads.

About Cascada’s Monthly Mixed Tapes

At Cascada Expediciones, the leading Chilean owned adventure tour operator offering eco-friendly tours and custom trips in Patagonia, our goal is to make your trip planning a pleasure. Because we understand that your pre-Patagonia mind is in a dozen places at once (‘cause that’s what trip excitement does!), our Monthly Mixed Tape series is designed to give you easy access to informative articles — all in one place.

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