On January 21st I ran the O and W circuit at Torres del Paine National Park Chile, Patagonia. This FKT was in conjunction with a 2 week running adventure around Patagonia with Joel Wolpert (Producer of “In the High Country” with Anton Krupicka) and Jeremy Wolf.
Look for a teaser on the video covering our trip at www.jasonschlarb.com and a full article about the trip in Trail Runner Magazine.
I woke up at 3:20am at the Las Torres campground, packed up, drove to the trail with Joel. Joel and I walked to the trail junction between Valle Ascencio and the main trail. I started running a few seconds after 4AM. I ran up the valley to Lago Torres, back down, then east (counter clock-wise).
-Lago Torres (end of Valle Ascencio) 4.52 miles, 1:12
-Back down to start and finish/trail junction, 9.05 miles, 2:12
-Camp Seron, 19.54 miles, 3:46
-Refugio Dickson, 30.88 miles, 5:39
-Pass, 40.84 miles, 8:09
-End of French Valley 62.39, 13:16
-Finish, 75.60 miles, 16:20
16 Hours 20 Minutes
75.6 Miles (121.67 Kilometers)
20,100 Feet (6,126.5 Meters) Total Climbing
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