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I had five days to allocate to Patagonia out of my fourteen day trip to Argentina and Chile. Only five days for a destination that travelers spend weeks or even months experiencing. But that’s the thing when you’re working full time, you take your vacations and you make the most out of them. No matter how short. One place I wanted to experience was Torres del Paine, Chile’s national park in Patagonia. The only issue was it isn’t located near a town and doesn’t feature any day hikes. Most people spend a few days hiking, setting up tents at night, until they reach the peak. I know, super hardcore. I struggled hiking with my day pack in Chalten. There was no way I could hike with enough gear to pitch a tent and survive for a few days. I almost let it go. I mean I was going to the…