Yelcho Lodge

 

 

LODGE STATS:

 

Type: Remote, 10 room, hand crafted wooden lodge on large wilderness lake.

Location: 2,000 acre property on 30 mile long Lago Yelcho which the Futaleufu River empties into.  

Brief Description: The Yelcho Lodge is located on the shore of spectacular Lago Yelcho with views of soaring glacier-capped mountains rising from it's shore.  

Number of nights: 1 (night 9)

Access: Reached by driving 1 hour and 15 minutes from Futaleufu River take out.  Lodge is located half-way between Futaleufu River and the tiny airport in Chaiten. 

Lodge property: 2  miles of lake shoreline.  

Amenities: Bathrooms in rooms, fireplace, electricity, private cabins.

Multi-sport Activities in immediate vacinity of lodge: Sea kayaking & hiking to where glacier meets rain forest

NATURAL FEATURES IN IMMEDIATE VACINITY: 

Infierno Canyon: Hiking trail along lake.  
Yelcho Glacier: Yelcho Glacier trailhead. 
Trails system: Hiking trails along lake and to glacier and waterfalls. 

 

“Earth River runs the only continuous, top to bottom, multi-camp, wilderness expedition on the Futaleufu. A week without roads, electricity or cell phones.”
“I’ve been on nearly all the commercially run rivers in the world and Earth River and the Futaleufu stand out as the very best of the best.”—Fred Wiedemann, Co-founder
"Earth River is the premier river runner in the world. Their staff includes the finest guides to be found."
“Earth River’s conservation effort on the Futaleufu is Herculean and represents the single largest river land trust endeavor ever initiated by a commercial outfitter."—Ronald Dodson, Pres."
"I want to personally thank Earth River for helping us stop the hydro-electric projects on our land preventing the destruction of one of North America's last great wildernesses.
“Earth River’s Futaleufu trip is an astonishment. The amazing camps, all different from one another, but all surprisingly and ingeniously comfortable”—David Rakoff
"I want to personally thank Earth River for helping us stop the hydro-electric projects on our land preventing the destruction of one of North America's last great wildernesses.
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