The objective was to document our experience and to share the Greater Patagonian Trail (GPT) in a way that has never been done. Greater Patagonia is a term coined by Jan Dudeck to describe the trail he is currently blazing in Chile around and through Patagonia. It is a 3,000 km (1,850 mi) route acrosses five of the nine trekking zones (Central Andes, Alto Bío Bío, Andean Araucanía, Valdivian Forest, Patagonia Aysén). The Greater Patagonia Trail passes through some more lush vegetation nearing the volcano and at over 3000km makes this 160km section feel like a two bite brownie. The Greater Patagonian Trail (GPT) traverses remote areas of the Andes close to the border to Argentina. Variously described as “ the most epic through-hike you don’t know about ” and “ not a hiking trail ”, the GPT exists somewhere in between. It’s called the Greater Patagonian Trail – a 3000K+ network of animal tracks, arriero cowboy paths, indigenous peoples’ trails as well good ol’ deep-backcountry bushwacking.. It is one of the longest established walking trails in South America. A platform for past, present, and prospective GPT Adventurers to share information. Since 2013 Jan Dudeck has returned regularly to map out what he has coined the “Greater Patagonian Trail” — a 1500km route which includes old roads, horse and game trails, footpaths, and rivers. It crosses mountains, swirls down rivers and cuts across lakes in its journey from my backdoor in Santiago, to deepest Patagonia in El Chalten. I started over a year ago on the GPT leaving Santiago and was still exploring some of its alternative or exploratory routes around Lake O’Higgins until now. The Greater Patagonian Trail (GPT) is a network of routes that roughly traces the southern Andes of Chile and Argentina. ~~~ Una plataforma donde … Linda Bortoletto Mon Blog Mes Photos CONTACTEZ-MOI Back Kamchatka (Été) Kamchatka (Hiver) Alaska Zanskar (Été) Traversée de l'Himalaya Kamchatka (Été) Kamchatka (Hiver) Alaska Zanskar (Été) Traversée de l'Himalaya The Greater Patagonian Trail is a long distance trail that leads right through the heart of the legendary Patagonian Andes. The route is very remote, but has some flexibility - certain sections can be covered by packraft over water. It's a stunningly beautiful and diverse trail that crosses volcanic fields, idyllic Andean valleys, snow covered mountain ranges, lush green forests and deep blue lakes and rivers. This map was created by a user. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and backpacking. Greater Patagonian Trail: Lago O'Higgins to Coyhaique is a 360.5 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near O'Higgins, Aysén, Chile that features a lake and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. Learn how to create your own. It is currently the longest continual trail network in South America and follows a combination of old farm roads, horse trails, and footpaths. The lack of signposts and the limited infrastructure along the trail makes this long-distance footpath challenging but rewarding. Hiking sections 01 - 22 of the Patagonian Trail. I’ve got a new nasty habit. The Greater Patagonian Trail is a diverse and challenging trail through the Patagonian Andes mountain range. The Greater Patagonian Trail is an unofficial long-distance path in Chile and Argentina created in 2014. It’s the longest continuous trail in South America. Greater Patagonian Trail has 1,102 members.