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    Cuernos Camp to Torres Central Hike

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    447 m
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    Cuernos Camp to Torres Central Hike

    The Cuernos Camp to Torres Central Hike is a great adventure in Torres del Paine National Park that will lead you along the final stretch of the world renowned O Circuit. While out on the trail, you will trace the shoreline of Lake Nordenskjöld, before traversing the lower Ascencio Valley on the way to the trail’s end. This is a great hiking route that will allow you to experience some scenic views near the entrance to the park.

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    Route Description for Cuernos Camp to Torres Central Hike

    Whether you are on the final day of the O Circuit or had trekked out to Cuernos Camp the night before, the Cuernos Camp to Torres Central Hike is a fun and beautifully scenic route in Torres del Paine National Park. While there isn’t much in the way of challenging terrain, you will still want to arrive prepared with sturdy footwear, proper outdoor gear, and enough food/water to keep you fueled.

    Setting out from Cuernos Camp, you will make your way to the northeast along the shoreline of Lake Nordenskjöld. Take some time here to appreciate the stunning views that stretch out across the lake to the surrounding mountain terrain.

    Keeping right at several junctions, you will eventually skirt around the edge of Laguna Inge and begin traversing the lower Ascencio Valley. After arriving at the suspension bridge that spans the Río Ascencio, you will cross over to the other side and continue on to the northeast, where you will eventually arrive at the end point of the trail at Torres Central, right near the Hosteria Las Torres.

    For those looking to spend more time uncovering the natural beauty of Torres del Paine National Park, the Climb to Mirador Las Torres is a great option to explore.

    Getting to the Cuernos Camp to Torres Central Hike Trailhead

    The starting point for this hike is at the Cuernos Camp within Torres del Paine National Park.

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    • Backcountry Campground

      Torres Central

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    • Pets allowed


    • Family friendly


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      One Way

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