Category: Chile

My Manfrotto Tripod is rock solid - I use it everyday. From $119 on Amazon
I have a GSI Outdoors Bugboo frying pan. The handle folds to keep it small. From $33.95 on Amazon
Looking out over Villa O'Higgins 5

The Carretera Austral North

After a few days of intermittent rain, I’m happy to see perfect blue skies when I begin moving North from Villa O’Higgins. My fishing gear is all-but useless, so I camp with a hardcore...

The refuge above Villa O'Higgins 0

The Carretera Austral South

I’ve met more than a few overlanders who call The Carretera Austral (also called Route 7) in far Southern Chile the most beautiful road in the world – obviously it’s been on my radar...

Another magnificent lake 1

Torres Del Paine Pt. 2

Over the course of day four I hike with John and Bernie past Refugio Grey, take a refreshingly chilly swim in Laguna Los Patos, continue to Lago Pehoé and Campamento Paine Grande for lunch...

Torres Del Paine 4

Torres Del Paine Pt. 1

I’ve been looking forward to hiking in world-famous Torres Del Paine National Park since the beginning of this adventure, and I’m excited to arrive in the little town of Puerto Natales where I attend...

Jeep ready to roll on 16

The Plan, For Now

The next month or two are shaping up to be pretty amazing, and  I’m now very aware they will also be the last of this adventure. I plan to drive “up” through the mountains...

Waiting for the ferry to Tierra Del Fuego 12

To The End Of The World

The Chileans are pretty upset their government is raising the price of natural gas by a few cents a liter and have decided to complain about it by rioting in the streets. They’ve blockaded...

For cooking I'm using a MSR Base 2-pot set. Its light and packs up small. From $click on Amazon
I use a Mr. Funnel Gasoline/Water Seperator when buying from a questionable source. From $36.34 on Amazon