How to Hike Patagonia’s Huemul Circuit (Without a Guide)

Two hikers look out over the South Patagonian Ice Fields on the Huemul Circuit

Profound Patagonian winds tear into my tent as I begin to realize that sleep is a fleeting possibility. Rest, however, is of little concern. Because I will soon be watching the sunrise over a pastel-blue bay of untainted water. The mountains at my back will burn orange as calving glaciers crack softly in the distance. … Read more