Those who come from afar and have few opportunities of being in contact with nature have a great chance to do so in this region while also exercising their bodies.
For those in search of new sensations, the mountain provides endless opportunities if they are willing to attempt different sporting activities. Cerro Bandurrias in San Martín de los Andes is a great place to try rappelling, an artful exercise requiring more skill than brawn under the guidance of experts.
We spent a beautiful, windless morning with a group of beginners like us, giving rappelling a try. A stone’s throw from the city center and after a 10 minute climb along the road to La Islita (The Small Island), we reached the huge rock we would descend.
Our instructors, El Gallego and Rodrigo, showed us all the equipment we would be using and explained how it worked. They were really supportive and assured us we would enjoy every minute in absolute safety.
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Recommendations: Wear sports clothes and trainers. Remember to take water and sunscreen as the sun can be relentless.
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