Day 3: Chilean Firebush with The Horns in background (George Sloan)
Day 3: Chilean Firebush with The Horns in background
Day 1: Landing in El Calafate (George Sloan)
Day 1: Landing in El Calafate
Day 1:The town of El Calafate on the shore of Lago Argentino (George Sloan)
Day 1:The town of El Calafate on the shore of Lago Argentino
Day 1: Bird and wildlife sanctuary in El Calafate (George Sloan)
Day 1: Bird and wildlife sanctuary in El Calafate
Day 1: Castle Mountain from El Calafate (George Sloan)
Day 1: Castle Mountain from El Calafate
The lobby of Hotel Esplendor. (George Sloan)
The lobby of Hotel Esplendor.
Day 1: Drinks and dessert at Elsplendor Hotel in El Calafate (George Sloan)
Day 1: Drinks and dessert at Elsplendor Hotel in El Calafate
Day 2: Sunrise in El Calafate (George Sloan)
Day 2: Sunrise in El Calafate
Day 2: No man's land between Argentina and Chile (George Sloan)
Day 2: No man's land between Argentina and Chile
Day 2: Our first views of Torres del Paine Park (George Sloan)
Day 2:  Our first views of Torres del Paine Park
Day 2: Mylodon Cave National Monument (George Sloan)
Day 2: Mylodon Cave National Monument
Day 2: Our suite dome at EcoCamp (George Sloan)
Day 2: Our suite dome at EcoCamp
Day 2: The rustic elegance of the interior of the dome. (George Sloan)
Day 2: The rustic elegance of the interior of the dome.
Day 2: Pisco sours and snacks at EcoCamp before dinner. (George Sloan)
Day 2: Pisco sours and snacks at EcoCamp before dinner.
Day 3: The Towers in early morning light (George Sloan)
Day 3: The Towers in early morning light
Day 3: Almirante Nieto (George Sloan)
Day 3:  Almirante Nieto
Los Cuernos del Paine (George Sloan)
Los Cuernos del Paine
Day 3: Salto Grande waterfall (George Sloan)
Day 3: Salto Grande waterfall
Day 3: Arriving at the French Valley trailhead (George Sloan)
Day 3: Arriving at the French Valley trailhead
Day 3: Views along the trail to the French Valley (George Sloan)
Day 3: Views along the trail to the French Valley
Day 3: Views along the trail to the French Valley (George Sloan)
Day 3: Views along the trail to the French Valley
Day 3: Views along the trail to the French Valley (George Sloan)
Day 3: Views along the trail to the French Valley
Day 3: The Horns. Absolutely stunning. (George Sloan)
Day 3: The Horns. Absolutely stunning.
Day 3: The "Shark Fin" in the French Valley (George Sloan)
Day 3: The "Shark Fin" in the French Valley
Day 3: The swinging bridge over Rio del Frances (George Sloan)
Day 3: The swinging bridge over Rio del Frances
Happy hiking couple in Torres del Paine (George Sloan)
Happy hiking couple in Torres del Paine
Los Cuernos del Paine from Lago Pehoe (George Sloan)
Los Cuernos del Paine from Lago Pehoe
Day 3: View of The Towers at dusk (George Sloan)
Day 3: View of The Towers at dusk
Day 4: The Towers at dawn from EcoCamp (George Sloan)
Day 4: The Towers at dawn from EcoCamp
Day 4: Almirante Nieto aglow in the light of dawn (George Sloan)
Day 4: Almirante Nieto aglow in the light of dawn
Day 4: Ready to hit the trail (George Sloan)
Day 4: Ready to hit the trail
Day 4: Battling the "wind field" enroute to The Towers (George Sloan)
Day 4: Battling the "wind field" enroute to The Towers
Day 4: A trail sign that doubles as a map (George Sloan)
Day 4: A trail sign that doubles as a map
Day 4: Nido de Condor and Towers before the clouds set in (George Sloan)
Day 4: Nido de Condor and Towers before the clouds set in
Day 4: Camp Chileno (George Sloan)
Day 4: Camp Chileno
Day 4: At the base of The Towers (George Sloan)
Day 4: At the base of The Towers
Day 4: Mist-covered view of The Towers (George Sloan)
Day 4: Mist-covered view of The Towers
Taking a break while trekking in Torres del Paine (George Sloan)
Taking a break while trekking in Torres del Paine
Day 4: A soggy walk back to EcoCamp (George Sloan)
Day 4: A soggy walk back to EcoCamp
Day 4: Enjoying dinner after our Towers hike (George Sloan)
Day 4: Enjoying dinner after our Towers hike
Los Torres on a beautiful day (George Sloan)
Los Torres on a beautiful day
The Horns and Paine Grande, Torres del Paine (George Sloan)
The Horns and Paine Grande, Torres del Paine
Day 5: A view across Lago Argentino (George Sloan)
Day 5: A view across Lago Argentino
Day 5: Paine Grande across Lago Nordernskjold (George Sloan)
Day 5: Paine Grande across Lago Nordernskjold
Day 5: Close up of Paine Grande main peak (George Sloan)
Day 5: Close up of Paine Grande main peak
Day 5: Salto Grande waterfall (George Sloan)
Day 5: Salto Grande waterfall
Day 5: Guanacos (George Sloan)
Day 5: Guanacos
Guanaco herd in Torres del Paine National Park (George Sloan)
Guanaco herd in Torres del Paine National Park
Day 5: The "elegant" guanoco (George Sloan)
Day 5: The "elegant" guanoco
Day 5: Icebergs on Lago Grey (George Sloan)
Day 5: Icebergs on Lago Grey
Day 5: Approaching the edge of Grey Glacier (George Sloan)
Day 5: Approaching the edge of Grey Glacier
Day 5: Grey Glacier up close (George Sloan)
Day 5: Grey Glacier up close
Day 5: Grey Glacier (George Sloan)
Day 5: Grey Glacier
Day 5: The iridescent blues of Grey Glacier (George Sloan)
Day 5: The iridescent blues of Grey Glacier
Day 5: Enjoying a Pisco Sour cooled with glacial ice (George Sloan)
Day 5: Enjoying a Pisco Sour cooled with glacial ice
Day 6: The massive wall of Perito Moreno glacier (George Sloan)
Day 6: The massive wall of Perito Moreno glacier
Day 6: Interesting ice formation on Perito Moreno glacier (George Sloan)
Day 6: Interesting ice formation on Perito Moreno glacier
Day 6: The wall of Perito Moreno glacier (George Sloan)
Day 6: The wall of Perito Moreno glacier
Day 6: From the walkways overlooking Perito Moreno glacier (George Sloan)
Day 6: From the walkways overlooking Perito Moreno glacier
Day 6: A piece of ice falls into the water below (George Sloan)
Day 6: A piece of ice falls into the water below
Day 6: A bird's eye view of Perito Moreno glacier (George Sloan)
Day 6: A bird's eye view of Perito Moreno glacier
Day 7: The start of our hike to Laguna Torre with our guide (George Sloan)
Day 7: The start of our hike to Laguna Torre with our guide
Day 7: Laguna Torre and Glaciar Torre (George Sloan)
Day 7: Laguna Torre and Glaciar Torre
Day 7: Atop the windswept glacier moraine at Laguna Torre (George Sloan)
Day 7: Atop the windswept glacier moraine at Laguna Torre
Day 7: A rainbow spans Laguna Torre (George Sloan)
Day 7: A rainbow spans Laguna Torre
Day 7: Clouds swirl around Cerro Fitz Roy (George Sloan)
Day 7: Clouds swirl around Cerro Fitz Roy
Day 8: Start of our hike to Loma del Plieguey (George Sloan)
Day 8: Start of our hike to Loma del Plieguey
Day 8: A panoramic view of Laguna Torre (George Sloan)
Day 8: A panoramic view of Laguna Torre
Day 8: Laguna Torre and Cerro Solo (George Sloan)
Day 8:  Laguna Torre and Cerro Solo
Day 8: A condor soars above (George Sloan)
Day 8: A condor soars above
Day 8: Rio de las Vueltas valley in Chalten (George Sloan)
Day 8: Rio de las Vueltas valley in Chalten
Day 8: Views along trail (George Sloan)
Day 8: Views along trail
Day 8: An example of the fossils found in the area (George Sloan)
Day 8: An example of the fossils found in the area
Day 8: Lago Viedma (George Sloan)
Day 8: Lago Viedma
The silhouette of the Fitz Roy Massif matches the Chalten sign (George Sloan)
The silhouette of the Fitz Roy Massif matches the Chalten sign
Day 8: Poincenot (center left) and Fitz Roy (right) at dusk (George Sloan)
Day 8: Poincenot (center left) and Fitz Roy (right) at dusk
Day 9: Poincenot (left) and Fitz Roy (right) at dawn (George Sloan)
Day 9: Poincenot (left) and Fitz Roy (right) at dawn
The view of Fitz Roy from the bus leaving Chalten (George Sloan)
The view of Fitz Roy from the bus leaving Chalten
Day 9: The port at Ushuaia (George Sloan)
Day 9: The port at Ushuaia
Day 9: Cerro Olivia overlooking Ushuaia (George Sloan)
Day 9: Cerro Olivia overlooking Ushuaia
The mountains surrounding Ushuaia (George Sloan)
The mountains surrounding Ushuaia
Preparing for our kayak float in Tierra del Fuego (George Sloan)
Preparing for our kayak float in Tierra del Fuego
Day 10: In the kayaks on Rio Lapataia (George Sloan)
Day 10: In the kayaks on Rio Lapataia
Day 10: The southern end of the Pan American highway (George Sloan)
Day 10: The southern end of the Pan American highway
Day 10: Along the coast in Tierra del Fuego Park (George Sloan)
Day 10: Along the coast in Tierra del Fuego Park
Day 11: The Beagle Channel (George Sloan)
Day 11: The Beagle Channel
Day 11: A sea lion among a colony of Imperial cormorants (George Sloan)
Day 11: A sea lion among a colony of Imperial cormorants
Day 11: Sea lions have itches too (George Sloan)
Day 11: Sea lions have itches too
Day 11: The haunting monument to the Malvinas (George Sloan)
Day 11: The haunting monument to the Malvinas
Day 11: A parting rainbow capped a fabulous trip (George Sloan)
Day 11: A parting rainbow capped a fabulous trip
George Sloan
Elusive Patagonia