spend next winter in Chile
From October 2009 I plan to spend some extended time in Chile. For some years already I have been thinking of spending the winters in a warmer climate but free from tropical humidity. Besides looking for how life in general is there, I would like to do some hiking in the regions between Santiago and Puerto Montt.
Has anyone been there and has experience with hiking in Chile, how easily accessable are places. Is it only possible in Parks or is the land freely accessible?