ABOUT THE UNDERWATER MOUNTAIN RANGE
Surface diving is a fun activity suitable for anyone in good health.
The wetsuits ensure buoyancy.
It is an excellent opportunity to observe underwater life and landscapes.
November to April
From El Chaltén: 7:30 from 13:30 hs.
Arrival in El Chaltén: 12:30 from 18:30 hs.
TIMETABLE OF ACTIVITY
Under the surface of the lake you will enjoy a typical Andean landscape, with the particularity of underwater colors. further, crumbling remains of forest that are observed by aquatic plants and algae, They form an interesting network used as a refuge for brown and rainbow trout.
The lake water is cold (11ºC aprox.). Costumes we use are fit to withstand these low temperatures during the duration of the tour.
Wetsuits contain lots of air in its material completely avoiding subsidence (For this reason it is not necessary to swim, although it is advisable).
Being a low-risk activity may be performed by people between 14 Y 60 years of age who are in good health.
The excursion is suspended in case the guides consider that the weather condition is really adverse.
If possible I attended your swimsuit since. further, it is important that you bring appropriate footwear for hiking, shelter, spare underwear and sunscreen.
The practice of snorkeling, or diving surface, displacement is driven by the flutter legs water surface, no need for much power or speed. It is done with the intention of observing the background and aquatic life, while continuously breathes through a tube or snorkel also known as. This activity is not of any complexity, It is fun and relaxed, so it does not require much physical demand and suitable for anyone who enjoys good health.
The chosen sector is a bay away from frequent traffic, calm water. There are no risks for animals or dangerous wildlife, since all the inhabitants of the lake are harmless to human health. Wetsuits contain lots of air in its material, avoiding the 100% collapse (FOR THIS REASON TO KNOW TO SWIM it IS NOT NECESSARY, ALTHOUGH it is advisable). This also provides a high insulating capacity, for separating the skin, circulating water around, thus maintaining body temperature, so the cold is not an impediment to enjoy the tour. It is a low-risk activity, This may be done, by people from 14 Y 60 year old, It is that under 18 they must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Prior to the tour, All participants must read and sign a text with directions and activity details. Including the importance of expressing any kind of physical condition, that could disrupt the normal development of the trip. a talk was also performed on the computer, snorkeling technique and safety measures.