Hiking in Chile

Vivid write-ups, detailed guides, and scenic photography from some of my most memorable hiking and backpacking trips in Chile.

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How to Meal Plan for Backpacking

Complete Hiking & Backpacking Resources Guide

Mountain range and lake on the 'O' Circuit in Torres del Paine, Patagonia

Torres del Paine ‘O’ Circuit: Patagonia’s Top Trek (2023 Guide)

I’d heard rave reviews about the stunning beauty of Torres del Paine’s β€˜O’ Circuit, but I wasn’t prepared for it to take me to a transcendent new world. Towering granite spires, sprawling glaciers, breathtaking mountain passes, intense and ever-changing weather — I experienced it all on every step of my six-day journey. Trekking Patagonia’s ‘O’ … Read more
Red, jagged desert hills with white salt deposits and Incan ruins at the base

Backpacking the Atacama: The Eerie Ghost Town of San Bartolo

Sunblock and sweat run into my eyes as I trudge through a harsh, unearthly landscape. Ahead, the trail is fading away and a blast furnace sun beats down. A whisper of self-doubt reminds me that I’m completely alone in the middle of the driest desert in the world. I take a slow, deep breath and … Read more