We have benchmarked our route to maintain our schedule to complete the hike in one year. If we are behind schedule, we will utilize alternate means of transportation to arrive at our benchmarks on time. We will plan our specific hiking route a couple weeks in advance along our way.

Target Arrival Date
Visa/Travel Limitations
Sept 28, 2011
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Paid $140 for 10yr Argentina entry
Oct 4
Ushuaia, Argentina
Argentina/Chile – 6 months

Tolhuin, Argentina

Rio Grande, Argentina

San Sebastian, Argentina

Oct 25
Punta Arenas, Chile

Torres del Paine, Chile

El Chalten, Chile

Dec 23
Coyhaique, Chile
NOLS headquarters

Jan 9 - 17
Bariloche, Argentina
Shelley flies out for brother’s wedding

Feb 29
Mendoza, Argentina
Trinity’s sisters Electra & Sonnet fly in Feb 29

Tucumán, Argentina

Salta, Argentina

Apr 20
Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve, Bolivia
Bolivia – 90 days with visa
May 15
La Paz, Bolivia
Sonnet flies out May 15
Sarah’s sister Emily, mother Sharon and aunt Laura fly in May 23

Lake Titicaca

June 1
Cuzco, Peru
Shelley’s father Jim, Sarah’s father Tony, uncle Jimmy and three friends Leo, George & Adam fly in
Peru – 90 days

Macchu Picchu June 4-8
Leo, George & Adam fly out

Sarah goes to the Gallapagos with fam June 9-17
July 10
Sarah leaves )c:

July 18
Huaraz, Peru

Aug 1
Ecuador – 90 days
Aug 20
Leave South America


We will be tracking our progress on this map:

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