Birds of Argentina and Uruguay guidebook. Vazquez Mazzini Editores. This expanded edition includes all of the birds in Argentina and Uruguay, 94% of birds in Brazil, 95% of Parguayan birds, 52% of Bolivian birds, and 85% of Chilean birds. It clearly describes the main physical characteristics and behaviour, the habitat, distribution area in the Americas, common and scientific names, probability of sighting, threatened status, ornithogeographical zones, and much more. Softcover, in English.
Glaciares del Lago Argentino & El Chalten. Zagier & Urruty. The behavior of the glaciers during the twentieth century, including retreats and advances. Includes the original story of the first complete crossing of the continental ice in 1952 by Emiliano Huerta. Softcover, in Spanish.
Handbook of Lago Argentino & Glaciar Perito Merino. Zagier & Urruty. This book is the result of a wide experience in the area and tries to answer the questions visitors ask upon coming to Patagonia. Includes a guide with useful information about the villages of El Calafate and El Chalten. Softcover, in English.
Los Glaciares National Park Travel & Trekking Guide. Zagier & Urruty. A highly updated guide for trekking and mountaineering in the very famous National Park of Patagonia. Covers specially the area of El Chalten, El Calafate, Mount Fitz Roy, Cerro Torre and Southern Ice Cap. Softcover, in English.
Glaciares de la Patagonia. Zagier & Urruty. Describes the behavior of the glaciers of Patagonia during the twentieth century, including retreats and advances. Includes the original story of the 1912 expedition to the glacier Perito Moreno by Fritz Reichert. Softcover, in Spanish.
Trekking in the Patagonian Andes. Lonely Planet. 208 pages + 16 pages color.
Aconcagua - A Climbing Guide. The Mountaineers. An excellent guide to this popular South American trekking and climbing spot. We recommend the 1:100,000 topographic maps for Aconcagua - see our Argentina Maps listings for these maps.
We also recommend the single-sheet hiking map of Aconcagua by JLM Mapas - see our Chile Maps listings for this map.