Argentina El Chalten and the Fitz Roy Massif

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Fitz Roy

OUR GUIDE TO the weather in the El Chalten and the Fitz Roy Massif

Turquoise lagoons and lush beech forests skirt the ice-capped towers of the Fitz Roy massif. The landscapes are perfect for hikers, though you’ll want to plan your trip around the seasonal changes in weather conditions. The peak summer months (December - February) offer the most reliably warm and clear weather but also attract the highest volume of visitors. The pleasant shoulder seasons of spring and autumn offer blooming wildflowers and rich golden foliage respectively, with mild weather conditions and fewer crowds. In winter the climate grows cold, with snow storms and rainfall making some trails inaccessible.

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  • Sophie Barber
    Sophie Barber - Travel Consultant

    Sophie lived in Chile before joining us and has travelled extensively across Latin America, from Mexico to the furthest tip of Patagonia.

  • Evie Oswald
    Evie Oswald - Travel Consultant

    It’s hard to believe that Evie has had time to cram so much in to her life so far. Having lived as a child in the Americas and Europe she found herself immediately attracted to Latin America.

  • Chris Rendell Dunn
    Chris Rendell-Dunn - Travel Consultant

    Anglo-Peruvian Chris grew up in Lima and spent much of his adult life in between London and Cusco as a tour leader, before settling permanently in our Sales team.

  • Mary Anne Nelson
    Mary Anne Nelson - Travel Consultant

    Born in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, Mary’s insider knowledge and dry sense of humour make her a highly valued member of the Tailor-made team.

  • Ben Line
    Ben Line - Travel Consultant

    Ben fell in love with Latin America on a six month backpacking trip from Colombia to Mexico in 1995. Since then he has explored most of South America, including living in Peru for a year. He is now Manager of the Tailor-made Department.

  • Kathryn Rhodes
    Kathryn Rhodes - Travel Consultant

    Kathryn backpacked across Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru before joining us. She has a degree in Philosophy and French and is a keen netball player.

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