Our town was founded on October 12, 1985 for geopolitical reasons, in order to reinforce sovereignty in the area, populated since the turn of the 20th century. El Chaltén was declared the National Capital of Trekking on July 28, 1994, due to the great variety of trails suitable for developing this activity, thanks to the geographical characteristics of this area. It is important to note that there are different degrees of difficulty, from low to highly physically demanding. Among the most frequented are those that lead to: Laguna de los Tres, Laguna Capri and Laguna Torre, which are signposted and have been adapted by the National Park, to facilitate access to the most important panoramic points without interfering with the natural environment. The town offers a wide variety of services aimed at optimizing the typical mountain activities of this destination, such as experienced guides, organized excursions, camping equipment, clothing and others necessary to develop them in a comfortable and safe way, always preserving the balance of the environment. and making this a unique destination.