The ride in the chair lift to the trails leading up to the glacier provides one of the most amazing views of the city, the Beagle Channel and its islands. At the exit of the chair lift are the shelter of the
and the trail to the base of the glacier, which runs alongside a little mountain river in its last stages.
Another option is walking on ice. The first slope is the steepest, although the ascent is not particularly difficult. Previous experience is recommended and appropriate gear required. Should the ascent take place during spring or autumn, special care must be taken to avoid possible cracks in the ice bridges.
From the highest point there is a spectacular view of Andorra Valley, Vinciguerra Glacier
and Mount as well as postcard pictures of the Beagle Channel, Navarino and Hoste Islands. Other options
There are also options for visitors who choose not to walk on the ice: the ascent along Cañadón Negro
(Black Gorge), a large valley to the right of Martial Glacier. There is a small amphitheatre at the top of the gorge with a breathtaking view of the islands in the Beagle Channel. Going down
Continuing along the road taken to ascend, visitors will reach the chair lift that will take them down to the parking lot and several tea houses where they can treat themselves to delicious home made cakes. They can also descend on foot and delight in the views of the city.