Cerro Lopez, San Carlos de Bariloche

#18 of 111 in Outdoors in San Carlos de Bariloche
Outdoor Activity · Hidden Gem
Scale Cerro Lopez to discover a mountainous landscape covered in alpine forest. The mountain peaks at 2,188 m (7,178 ft), and its base can be reached from the center of town using public transportation. You'll find a mountain hut located at 1,620 m (5,315 m), which can be reached by taking a 2-3 hour hike. From the hut, another hour's hike will get you to the summit--keep in mind that some routes require advanced skills, top fitness, and professional gear. Extensive views of snowcapped peaks and deep valleys await at the summit. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Cerro Lopez and many more San Carlos de Bariloche attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's San Carlos de Bariloche trip planner.
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  • To get to the trailhead, you'll need to take a local bus (I think the number 10, but check at the tourist info center in town), and it's a 45-minute ride or so. Then, it's pretty much up, up, up...  more »
  • My husband and I (both 31) are in good shape, yet never really did any trekking before. This was the first time we used our trekking shoes and boy do you need those! You walk over loose rocks and...  more »

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