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Camping refuge in the mountain town of Bariloche.
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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
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+54 9 294 432-1856
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

We were camped at the camping area in the refuge for 10 days. What a gorgeous setting and so organized.

Thank Clarissa C
Reviewed 25 April 2018

this spot is great for climbing: there are innumerable spires around and the camping facilities are pretty good. The lake makes for a very refreshing swim after climbing in the sun all day and the people of the refugio make excellent food! Camping is free,...More

Thank Yomitamaru
Reviewed 28 February 2018

This longer hike takes you to a refugio (or lodge) with a wonderful lake nearby. The best hike in Bariloche area.

Thank Leah W
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

This one day hike was a brilliant starter for ten in Patagonia. You take the bus from the centre to the Catedral chairlift (it leaves quarter past the hour from the same stop as the airport bus) and the trail is signposted from the car...More

1  Thank SDRJvoy
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Did this mid december, nice day hike even for casual hikers & not too strenuous. Easily accessible trail & well marked so no real need for special gear if going at this time of year. Caught bus from Bariloche at 9am, bus back at 6pm...More

Thank ljb2411
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Hiked from Catedral to Frey then over the mountains to Refugio Jakob then out to Tambo. Then a few days later did the hike to Laguna Negra again over the mountains to Refugio Lopez and out to the road. Lots of snow on the tops...More

Thank Glenns_bucket_list
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Not only excercising is great, but also you can do it during one day. Arriving to the Refugio and laguna is unique, and the Catedral Needles are huge!! You can ascend on the lift chairs and walk through the Filo... or go by the path...More

Thank mcecib
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

What an ammmmaaazing place to ski. The six hour hike/ski tour in during winter is 100% worth it. You arrive to a warm, inviting Refugio with stunning views of the cerros. The people who work at the refugio are beyond helpful and friendly. The ski...More

Thank 315hannahj
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Made the 3 hour hike up to Refugio Frey from Cerro Catedral on a Sunday at around 2pm to stay for the night. Note that you must reserve in advance if you wish to stay. Was a lovely walk through the trees and the last...More

1  Thank blaket1
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and some fellow travelers did this hike yesterday. The weather was perfect (sunny and not too windy). We took the #55 bus which only rolls out every other hour from the center of town (we got on at the bus stop near Manush)....More

1  Thank elizabeth s
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Yes, it`s possible to do, not after a snowstorm, there`s possibility of avalanches, but yes. I recommend you do it. I work at La Justina Hostel Bariloche
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