Inaugural Edition

 
FEATURES
The Cordillera Sarmiento expedition
The historic, first expedition to the uncharted Cordillera Sarmiento mountain range.
Jack Miller
 
Jimmy Langman  
 
Interview: Douglas Tompkins 
An exclusive interview with the controversial nature philanthropist. 
Jimmy Langman
 
Historic Torres del Paine
The history of Chile’s much admired crown jewel park.
Evelyn Pfeiffer
 
Till the last hope: the ISA virus, salmon farming and Patagonia
An investigation into why southern Chile’s most lucrative industry collapsed because of the ISA virus.
Hector Kol
 
DESTINATIONS
Learning to hitchhike on the Carretera Austral
The quiet charms and challenges of hitchhiking on one of the world’s most beautiful roads.
Tim Vandenack
 
Meeting with giants (pdf sample) 
Evelyn Pfeiffer
 
HOTELS
Estancia Cristina. Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina
Next to ancient glaciers and snow-capped mountains, the location of Estancia Cristina is magnificently remote. 
Christie Pashby
 
DINING
El Boliche Viejo. Bariloche, Argentina
Beef hot off the grill, a glass of Malbec and shelter from the Patagonian wind. 
Christie Pashby
 
PHOTO ESSAY
Puerto Varas
Situated on the shores of Lake Llanquihue and in the shadow of two volcanoes, this tranquil town is awash in scenic beauty.
Francisco Negroni
 
DEPARTMENTS
CURRENTS
A new glacier museum in Calafate, and the HidroAysen project draws closer to decision day.
 
SPECIES PROFILE
The Hairy Armadillo is one of the stranger looking residents of the Patagonian steppe.
 
FLY FISHING
Brown trout in a leaping frenzy.
Rex Bryngelson
 
Carolyn McCarthy
 
TRAVEL GEAR
A look at some nifty, new travel gear from this year.
Tim Leffel
 
BOOKS
“Uttermost Part of the Earth” by E. Lucas Bridges 
The greatest adventurer you’ve never heard of.
Carolyn McCarthy