Mountain Climbing in Alberto de Agostini National Park

A protected area in the furthest south extreme of the Andes, where the mountains get sank into the Pacific Ocean, forming deep fjords.

Located south of Punta Arenas, in the Chilean region of Magallanes, the Alberto de Agostini National Park is a destination for demanding adventurers. It is surrounded by lush vegetation, spectacular glaciers and beautiful formations in the Darwin Range. Mount Sarmiento, a pyramid of 2404 meters with a glacier summit, Mount Darwin (2488 m), Shipton (2568 m) and Bove (2279 m) are some peaks to climb.
 
 
 
 
 

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There are many reasons for choosing Mountain Climbing in Alberto de Agostini National Park

Virgin forests of Coigües descend to the fjords and are shaped by the strong winds. There are also Canelos, Cypress, Lengas and Ñirres trees, as well as a undergrowth forest with hundreds of Fungi, Mosses and Lichens, in addition to Magellan Tundra, and colorful species, such as Centellas, Orchids, Coicopihues, Chauras and Anemonas.

 

Good to know:

Language

Spanish

Best time to visit

December - February

Currency

Chilean Peso, although US Dollar is usually accepted

Weather

Winds in the summer are quite frequent, so you must be always ready for strong cold gusts and rain. The average annual temperature is 9 °C. In autumn and winter, rainfall increases considerably and temperatures drop to -1 °C

More info about Mountain Climbing in Alberto de Agostini National Park:

It is important for you to know that it’s not possible to get to Alberto de Agostini National Park by land. Its main access is maritime. Several boats depart daily from Punta Arenas, Puerto Montt or Ushuaia (Argentina). There are daily flights to Punta Arenas from all points of the country and there are also flights from Punta Arenas to Puerto Williams, the closest city to the park

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