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False Summit

By Kilynn Groen of the University of Montana Backpacking up a steep mountain with a friendly dog is a good day for us Round River students. After settling into the Aysen region for the first two weeks of the semester,…

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Seed Project Naturaleza Publica

By Molly Jo Krupkin of the University of Vermont 2/12/2024 On a sunny February day we headed out to Naturaleza Publica, a native flora and fauna farm, in Puerto Guadal to plant and sort seeds and learn about native plants,…

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A Time to Reflect and be Thankful

By Kian Sia Su from the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University Our final surveying excursion of the semester brought the entire Round River crew to a small campo on a lake to the Southeast of Cochrane.  The…

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The Second Half of Our Homestay With Leo

By Harriet Winterer from Colby College Homestays part two! Unfortunately, my counterpart Jackson (you may know him from the first homestays blog) felt gravely ill halfway through our homestay. Luckily, I was ready to step into the role. We were…

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Lago Brown, Aysén Región, Chile. 

By Kyle Miller from Montana State University  November 20-27, 2023  We were off to Lago Brown! I was looking forward to returning to the area, I had a wonderful time in that area during my homestay. I couldn’t wait to…

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A Bit About Base Camp

By Kennedy McCarthy from the University of Vermont During our time with Round River, we went on seven expeditions across Patagonia. We have traveled to many national parks, different remote areas, stayed with Chileans and more. When we’re not gallivanting…

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Leo’s Homestay

By Jackson Ward from the University of Vermont After a quick siesta when we first arrived at Leo’s, she put us to work. We gathered branches around her yard, most of which had fallen recently after a windstorm. One pile…

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A Week at Orfelina’s Campo

Written by Daniel Folweiler from Westminster College, UT  From November 2nd to 8th, the students of Round River Patagonia Primavera ‘23 stayed at a very diverse group of rural homestays near Cochrane, Chile. Groups of two or three went to…

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Guanacos Surveys in Chacabuco

By Brendan Deppen from Bowdoin College Group Hued Hued spent October 4th through October 13th camping and working in the Chacabuco Valley of Patagonia National Park. This block of 10 days presented many hurdles and challenges, but will be looked…