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The W Trek

Listed under Trekking in Patagonia, Argentina.

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The W trek is a 4 to 5 day trek in Torres Del Paine park covering approximately 50 miles. It’s the most popular route in the park and it’s named for the shape of the route.

I found the route challenging – physically and mentally. What I love about hiking is that it is a form of exercise AND it allows me uninterrupted time to think and meditate on life. For me – hiking is about finding new paths in my brain and exploring new thoughts – sometimes positive and sometimes negative. I thought a lot about the W as I hiked – the shape, the landscape, the physical demand, and the mental demand. I most definitely struggled, but in my struggle I thought about what the W meant to me.

Wis for…

Wide open spaces where horses roam.

Wobbly bridges that sway back and forth and up and down with each step...

Read more about Sherry's trip on Ottsworld.

Written by  Sherry Ott.

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