Set among the pristine Patagonian wilderness and low-lying fields and hills is the San Lorenzo mountain, which towers above the region to 3,706 meters (12,159 ft) above sea level. It is the second-highest peak in the whole of Patagonia and provides thrilling climbs and breathtaking scenery. Visit during the warmer months between October and March for ideal mountain climbing conditions.
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.
The region is home to a cool oceanic climate with an average annual temperature of 9 degrees Celsius.
Visit during the warmer months between October and March for ideal mountain climbing conditions.
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