According to historical documents, the Vuriloches Path, also known as the “Cabalgaduras Pass”, has been used by native indigenous tribes for centuries and also by Europeans since the XVI century to cross the Andes and reach the Tronador area from what is now Chile. These trips were made to discover new regions and mainly capture indigenous people who were taken back to Chiloe Island and later were distributed as labour force in different points of what was at the time the Chile Kingdom.

The trail proposed by takes part of this “Vuriloche Path”, a 40 km stretch starting at the Park Rangers Office on the Gutierrez Lake all the way to “Los Cesares” at the west end of the Mascardi Lake. This can also be done in the opposite direction.