Torres del Paine is located in Southern Patagonia and is one of the numerous spectacular national parks in Chile. It was created in 1959 and UNESCO has listed the location as a Biosphere Reserve since 1978. This place is a wonder land for hikers from all over the world.
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Extreme Hiking / Hiking in Candanchu, Huesca, Aragon Spain
The area offers many hiking trails of various lengths, through beautiful scenery, both for beginner and experienced hikers. The longest trail is La Senda de Camille which is a circular mountain trek of around 104 km/65 mi.
The best time of the year to visit is during the summer months, from June to September, as this is the only time when the trail can be walked. It goes deep into the French Pyrenees mountains and takes you through the peaks of Petrachema, Agujas d’Ansabere, Castillo d’Acher, Agüerri, Bisaurín and Acué.
You can visit the beautiful and isolated lakes of Estanes and Arlet, the Valley of the Chamois, Bosque de las Hayas, la Garganta del Aspe and Circle of Lescun. The cumulative height elevation is around at 6354 m (20846 ft) with the highest point at 2368 m (7769 ft) and the lowest at 862 m (2828 ft).
There are training professionals that know the area very well, offering family or group trips to the natural environment of Candanchu. Bring your own equipment, or rent everything you need from nearby stores.