Rugged green hills ripple outwards from the volcanic epicenter of Quetrupillan, whose idyllic glaciated summit rises to a dramatic caldera. It is neighbors with two other classic Chilean volcanoes and features spectacular natural scenery. Visit during the warmer months between November and April for quality mountain climbing conditions.
Located in the region of Araucania in central Chile is the dramatic Quetrupillan volcano, between the neighboring volcanoes of Villarrica and Lanin. It is protected within the Villarrica National Park that contains many gems of the Andean Volcanic Belt. Quetrupillan rises to 2,360 meters above sea level, and its last eruption was recorded in 1872.
The region receives a mild climate, with higher altitudes receiving cooler temperatures.
Visit during the warmer months between November and April for quality mountain climbing conditions.
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