Forming part of the picturesque Andean background to the sprawling capital of Santiago, Cerro La Paloma is one of the higher peaks. The mountain is one of the higher summits visible from the city after Cerro el Plomo and Cerro el Altar. It stands at 4,910 meters above sea level and is a highly accessible mountain to conquer, being open to beginners, yet also provides something for those with more climbing experience.
Temperatures in the Chilean Andes are much cooler than the other regions of the country. The dominant climate in the north Andes is dry.
Visit between the months of November and March for ideal mountain climbing conditions.
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