Torres del Paine
Trek to the Base of the Towers
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From Chileno, we press on and follow the river as we head into the forest:
The lush, deep green beech forest:
After heading straight up and into the mountains, the trail finally exits the forest after several miles and turns right for the final push up to the towers, still hidden:
The view from the turn:
The morraine is next; this is just the bottom portion:
A view of what we are about to ascend:
Passing hikers head down; the portion on the left looking down the mountain is where we just came from:
Looking back down as we near the top:
The final few hundred feet:
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