How to plan the W Trek

So you’ve seen the incredible photos of the Torre del Paine National park and now you want to experience it for yourself? Well here’s how to get started! Training You will require some level of fitness to compete the trek. It would be worthwhile to go on several long-distance day hikes (mininum 10km) in your backpack, especially in a hilly area. Most injuries occur going downhilll with the most common complaint being knee pain, so make sure you practice downhill walking (with or without walking poles depending on your prefernce). Packing We carried approximately 7-8kg each in our 23L Lowe … Continue reading How to plan the W Trek