Argentina: Hikes and Estancias of Patagonia

Fitz Roy, Cerro Torre, and the Perito Moreno Glacier

Leaders

Here are the Trip Leaders scheduled for this journey (please note that leader assignments are subject to change).

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José Argento

Departure Dates: February 27-March 9, 2023

José Argento, raised in a tiny farming community in Argentina, has had a deep connection to nature for as long as he can remember. With a degree in tourism and a specialization in glaciology, he loves to talk about ice fields and share adventurous tales of famous ...

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Franco Baldinelli

Departure Dates: March 19-29, 2023

Franco (“Frasco”) Baldinelli was born in cosmopolitan Buenos Aires but ever since childhood, his dream was to live in Patagonia. After getting his degree in Tourism, he moved to Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world, and he has been a guide for 10 ...

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Carlos Leon

Carlos Leon was born in central Chile and has lived in Patagonia since he was a child. He has been a member of the Wilderness Travel Patagonia team since 1996, first as a driver and local guide, and then as a Trip Leader. Carlos says, “I live in a wonderful ...

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Rob Noonan

Rob Noonan came by his love of nature and the mountains early, adventuring throughout most of the Americas and later earning a degree in environmental studies from Prescott College in Arizona. He began guiding our Patagonia hiking journeys in 1994, and his love of the ...

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Karen Lund Petersen

Departure Dates: November 20-30, 2022, January 20-30, 2023, February 6-16, 2023

Karen Lund Petersen was born and raised in Buenos Aires. After completing her studies as a naturalist at a prestigious natural history school, she lived and worked in various parts of Patagonia, from Santa Cruz to Ushuaia. Karen has also worked as a trip organizer and ...