Join Nicolas, an aspirant mountain guide, on this 1-day Rubillas Lagoon hike. And enjoy the wonderful Andean scenery while discovering ancient fossils.
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Dec
This 1-day Rubillas Lagoon hike is an incredible chance to enjoy some of the most beautiful sceneries of the Cordillera de los Andes very close to Santiago de Chile.
The Rubillas Lagoon is located in a gorge with the same name, in the area of Cajón del Maipo, an hour away from Santiago.
This small lagoon with crystal clear water is a hidden jewel of this area. It's usually out of the tourist main routes, so the landscape beauty is magnified by its solitude.
This hike lasts around 6 or 7 hours. In the way up we'll stop in different viewpoints where you'll be able to enjoy amazing views of the San José Volcano and the Retumbadero and Morado mountains.
Then we'll hike down to the lagoon. In the way down we'll face a big rock wall full of encrusted fossils, which is a paradise for archaeologists and geologists.
This program is one of the best options to spend a day out in the nature close to Santiago.
Want to join me on this 1-day Rubillas Lagoon hike? Send me a request now and I’ll take you on an amazing adventure.
- Guiding fee
UIAGM/IFMGA Mountain Guide from Chile
Mountain guide and instructor from the Chilean Andinism Federation (FEACH) and certified Wilderness First Responder.
I’ve opened several climbing routes in Chile, and was one of the first and very few Chileans to summit Cerro Torre, Fitz Roy, Paine Grande and Torres del Paine.
I climbed almost all the technical mountain in Cajón del Maipo, in Central Chile, and did some of the most important routes in Yosemite, Indian Creek and Patagonia.
And regarding ski mountaineering, I skied down Mount Illimani and Huayna Potosí in Bolivia, and Cerro Castillo, Morado Norte and Sur in Chile.
AGMTB | UIAGM
nicolas was fabulous and made the trip recommend him highly
The trip didn't happen due to weather conditions.
Nicolas is an excellent guide, with incredible mountaineering knowledge and technique (which was particularly worthwhile during our expedition when we encountered harsh winter conditions). His english is also very good. In short, I recommend this mountain guide.
Nico was an incredible guide. I wanted to ski the canaletas in Cerro Arenas and he was excited to take me there. He knows Cajon del Maipo like the back of his hand. Afterall, this is his backyard. He has spent decades skiing, climbing and exploring this region and his knowledge of the terrain and weather is very impressive. His english is good as well, and he is a really nice guy on top of all that. 10/10 would recommend to anyone looking for a great ski mountaineering adventure.
My trip with Nicolas was perfect. He catered to my climbing preference and the hot springs at the end of day was exactly what we needed. I would definitely do it again! Thanks Nico for my first experience in climbing in Chile!
The guide did not know the route. We spent a lot of time trying to find the route. The climbing itself was good.
Carl A Latkin
The trip was awesome. Our guide Nicolas was extremely knowledgeable about the terrain and very helpful. He is an expert guide. The sights were beautiful. The office quickly responded to our request and questions and provided excellent information.
I was really disappointed with Casa de Guias. It was not a terrible experience because Casa de Guias had found a wonderful guide and assistant although they did not know them (allmountain guide). As to Explore -Share I don´t intent to buy anything. I will write a full description of what happened by e-mail.
The trip was really nice and I enjoyed the climbing a lot!
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