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April 24, 2018

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March 2006 Trail Maintenance Program Scheduled

TPF is thrilled to announce that it has scheduled another volunteer trail maintenance trip to Chile's Torres del Paine. We welcome volunteers who live in the U.S., Chile, or any other country. Information on the trips is outlined below.

Program Dates

March 2006: March 18-April 1, 2006


$2,500 per volunteer. This includes (a) roundtrip international airfare from specific gateway cities (New York, Boston, Miami, LA, San Francisco, D.C.) to Santiago; (b) roundtrip airfare from Santiago to Punta Arenas; (c) all lodging; and (d) all meals in the park. This price does not include dinners in Santiago and Puerto Natales or any alcohol. If you do not live in or near the gateway cities, additional charges may apply. If you live in Chile, the price will likely be less. Contact Marcelo Diaz at Americas Travel (888-703-9955 or in San Francisco (speaks English and Spanish) for travel-related questions.

A $250 deposit will guarantee your spot on the trip. Full payment is due 60 days prior to departure. To ensure that you can take all applicable tax deductions, please make your check payable to The Patagonian Foundation and send it to The Patagonian Foundation, PO Box 29133, San Francisco, CA 94129.

No Experience Required

The work we perform ranges from very easy (trimming bushes) to very difficult (moving boulders, digging ditches, etc.), so individuals of all abilities are welcome. You do not need to have any trail experience.


A minimum of 12 volunteers is needed for each trip.

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You must have proof of insurance to participate in the trip. Your insurance must include medical expense and emergency medical transporation. You can purchase this insurance through our travel partner Americas Travel (see contact information below) or any other carrier, including Travel Guard.

Further Information

For general information regarding the trip, please contact Leslie Blickenstaff (Executive Director of TPF) at or 1-888-570-1122.

If you have travel-related questions, please contact Marcelo Diaz at Americas Travel in San Francisco at 888-703-9955 or Marcelo will be able to help you with all of your travel arrangements.

We look forward to speaking with you!