Best Backpacking in Chile

Looking for the best backpacking in Chile? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Chile. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the incredible Outbound community.

  • Backpack Torres Del Paine's "O" Circuit

    The hike can be broken down a few different ways. The first and most popular is "W" (3-5 days), where you will stay on the frontside of the park and experience a lot of foot traffic. The second version of the hike, which will be discussed in detai...

    70 miles 3900 ft gain

  • Backpack the W Trek in Torres del Paine National Park

    The W Trek is a five day, 70k trek through the highlights of Torres del Paine National Park in Chile's Patagonia region. The W is a good alternative for those who don't have the time, or perhaps stamina for the 11-day Paine Circuit Trek. For those...

    43.5 miles

  • Hike and Camp in Cerro Castillo

    Like most places in Patagonia, the adventure begins the moment you decide on your next destination (if you don't have a car). The start of the hike is in Villa Cerro Castillo. However, because the town is barely 2 streets and only one bus stop, yo...

    7.5 miles 1640.4 ft gain

  • Hike Mirador Las Torres

    This hike is truly awesome, but get ready to climb! You can park at the Hotel Las Torres, then you will see the trailhead right past the hotel, clearly marked. The hike is 11.2miles round trip with 3,000 ft of elevation gain, much of it at the end...

    11.2 miles

  • Backpack the 'Q' Circuit in Torres Del Paine

    The 'Q' Circuit is simply the 'O' plus the 17.5km section between the Serano Visitors Center and Refugio Paine Grande. To reach Serano Visitors Center simply take the same bus used to do the 'W' or the 'O,' but stay on the bus until the third stop...

    17.5 miles

  • Trek El Cerro Castillo in Patagonia

    El Cerro Castillo trek is usually done from East to West, from Las Horquetas curve on route #7 to Villa Cerro Castillo. The reason behind that is because it is easier to reach Las Horquetas sharp curve than leaving it, but also because the view gr...

    27 miles 4500 ft gain

  • Backpack Dientes de Navarino Classic Route

    The trailhead is in the forest. There should be a path that is accessible by car until a certain point, next to a reservoir. That’s where the first signpost should be. The coordinates are 54°56'55.1S, 67°38’24.3W. The first part of the hike will t...

    22.4 miles 7798.6 ft gain