Heritage Route N° 7

Cape Horn - Lake Winhond

At the end of the world, where the Andes meet the sea, is where the second Heritage Route on Navarino Island is to be found. On it, visitors will cross the Dientes de Navarino mountain range, valleys, virgin forests of Lenga and Coihue, peat bogs, and beautiful rivers like the Róbalo, Windhond, and Ukika.

Monday, July 20, 2009  
Lago Windhond Lago Windhond

Location: Navarino Island, Magallanes Region.

Distance: 41 km.

Travel time: 3 - 4 days.

Travel Mode: Hiking.

Season: October to March.

Main attractions: At the end of the world, where the Andes meet the sea, is where the second Heritage Route on Navarino Island is to be found. On it, visitors will cross the Dientes de Navarino mountain range, valleys, virgin forests of Lenga and Coihue, peat bogs, and beautiful rivers like the Róbalo, Windhond, and Ukika, all with abundant beaver colonies. Enormous birds such as  condors, albatrosses, and wild geese and ducks can be sighted along the way. This route intersects with a stretch of the Dientes de Navarino Heritage Route (No 1) and has shelter and camping areas.

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