Following Fitzroy to Chile: A Rural Patagonian Boarder Crossing

“Bicycling is a big part of the future. It has to be. There’s something wrong with a society that drives a car to work out in a gym.”


By the time we were ready to leave El Chalten and the somewhat chaotic casa de cyclistas we had been staying in, we felt as though we already knew the rural boarder crossing we were about to undertake since everyone going the other way kept talking about it. After a forty kilometer ride around Fitzroy Emily and I completed a four hour hike around the first lake in order to avoid paying thirty dollars each for the incredibly expensive one hour ferry service while the boys took all four bikes on the boat.

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