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    Monument to a careless trekker

    by Maggies Updated Jan 16, 2008

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    Be carefull with all kinds of fire. Is has already caused lots of damage along the trail. On the picture you can see the monument to a careless trekker which is the burned tree and the plaque next to it says: "This was caused by a cigerette butt".
    It's on the way to Cerro Torre, just after leaving El Chalten.

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    The winds can get HEAVY !

    by Trekki Written Sep 24, 2004

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    Wind is very heavy in the south of Argentina, all areas east of the Hielos Norte and Sur (the Patagonian ice caps).
    Soemtimes, the wind peaks can reach 150 km / hr.
    Please be prepared for it, never underestimate it, and when camping, look for a sheltered place to pitch the tent.

    The picture was taken in El Chalten, and the people told me, this flag was only like a year old or so (when I took the picture).

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