Torres del Paine National Park

Towers of Paine

Day 17: Sunday, January 20, 2002
Paine is pronounced piney, locally.
Like the piney woods.

Gravelly River

This gravelly river is typical of those found in glacier country. Glacial silts, large gravel, and rocks are carried away from the mountains in this sometimes braided stream.

A closer look at Los Torres

We stop by another lake conveniently located at the base of the towers.

A Manicured Lake.

I don't know our present altitude, but timberline isn't far above our location.
It's now 11:45, and we've been on the highway since 9:30. We're not there yet.

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Page last updated March 5, 2002.