A Trek to the Edge of the World
Written by: Suzie Dundas
How to tackle Chilean Patagonia’s Dientes de Navarino, considered the most unpredictable trek in the world!
In Chilean Patagonia, Dientes de Navarino is a trek of superlatives. It starts from the southernmost town in the world—Puerto Williams, on the 55th parallel. Because it’s so close to the Antarctic tectonic plate, cold air and ferocious weather blow up from the frozen continent below. No other landmasses extend this far south, so winds from the east race uninterrupted around the globe before violently crashing into the hike’s namesake dientes, which translates to “teeth,” in reference to mountain peaks. The result is a fickle and volatile climate that earned the route another unofficial superlative: the most unpredictable trek in the world…Read Full Article!