Know Grey Glacier
With 19 kilometers of extension, Grey Glacier is a massive natural ice construction, of unique beauty. There are morrenas on its sides and multiple shades of white, which increase the beauty of the landscape. You can also find there a "nunatak" – piece of land that divides the glacier in two-, creating an island in the middle of the glacier, where people can disembark and walk for a little while.
Attractions: Impressive icebergs floating in Grey Lake. Colorful geography. There is an island in the middle of the glacier.
Activities: Hiking, flora and fauna contamplation, photography.
How to get there: Santiago-Punta Arenas: Airway.
Punta Arenas-Puerto Natales: Land route, by Route 9 north.
Puerto Natales-Torres del Paine National Park: Land route
Santiago-Puerto Montt: Land route and airway
Puerto Montt-Puerto Natales: Seaway.
Puerto Natales-Grey Glacier: seaway and land route.
When to go: January, February, March, April, September, October, November, December.
Weather: Cold high weather. Its temperatures are lower than 0°C. The rain – usually as snow- surpasses 2000 milimeters per year.
Services: Housing, food, transportation.
Surroundings: Las Montañas Channel, Castillo Hill, W Network: Torres del Paine Base- Valle del Frances-Grey Lake, network: Cordillera Paine Lake, Puerto Natales seashort, Dos Lagunas, Calvo Fjord, Bories cold-storage plant, Balmaceda Glaciar, Gulf of Almirante Montt, Balmaceda Lake, Azul Lagoon, Verde Lagoon, Paine Mountain, Cueva del Milodon Natural Monument, Bernardo O´Higgins National Park, Torres del Paine National Park, Antonio Varas Peninsula, Puerto Natales, Alacalufe National Reserve, Serrano River, Ultima Esperanza Inlet.