Ice Hike Grey Glacier
TIMES: 08.30 / 10.00 / 14.30 PM.
DURATION: 5 HRS.
PRICE PER PERSON: $ 95.000 CLP.
The tour begins at grey glacier base camp, located on the northeast coast of lago gray. Here the glacier guides will have an introductory chat, and explain the route, the time the tour will take and also test the equipment, and adjust it correctly for each passenger. Then, we go in a zodiac boat for 15 minutes until we reach the west side of the grey glacier. on arrival, we will disembark on the island at the glacier (nunatak) and we will walk on it for about an hour until we reach the ice. Before walking onto the glacier, the guide will talk to us about the safety aspects, and they will explain the techniques of displacement in the ice and the correct use of the equipment. once the safety briefing is complete we will begin our exploration of the grey glacier which will last approximately 3 hours. During this time we will be able to observe cracks, rivers, lagoons and tunnels with their different tones of blue. After 3 hours on the glacier, we return to the zodiac boat and ride back to the base camp.
ice axe, crampons, harness
departures every day from grey glacier base camp.
WHAT TO BRING:
- Gloves (to protect your hands touching glacier ice)
- Warm Hat / Hat for sun protection
- Your Trekking clothes
- Waterproof jacket and trousers (GORE TEX)
- Trekking boots (IMPORTANT to use well with crampons)
- Camera, enough memory cards and batteries supplies
- Bottle for water (Nalgene).
- Ziploc bags (for taking your trash back).