San Lorenzo is set among the wild landscape of Chile’s Aysen region, the most sparsely populated in the whole country. What does dominate the landscape are dramatic mountain peaks, scenic lakes and channels, and giant ice fields such as the Southern Patagonian Ice Field, which is the third largest in the world.
Best time to visit
Visit during the warmer months between October and March for ideal mountain climbing conditions
What’s the weather like?
The region is home to a cool oceanic climate with an average annual temperature of 9 degrees Celsius
Located along the border between Chile and Argentina, the San Lorenzo mountain rises to 3,706 meters above sea level, and is one of the highest peaks in Patagonia. On the Chilean side it stands within the Aysen region, one of the most southern regions in South America. The first recorded ascent of San Lorenzo was in 1943 by the Italian missionary Alberto Maria de Agostini
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