Patagonian volcanoes 10-day ski touring trip

Follow Juan, an IFMGA certified mountain guide, and enjoy ski touring through 4 Patagonian volcanoes on this 10-day program in Chile and Argentina.




Trip Duration

10 days

Mountain Range


People per Guide

4 people

Trip Level


Offer Period

Aug, Sep, Oct

Type of Trip

Not specified



    Enjoy ski touring in 4 different Patagonian volcanos on this exhilarating 10-day program in Argentina and Chile.

    Our meeting point will be in Bariloche, a beautiful city located in the Argentinean province of Río Negro. First of all, we’ll have an introduction and get ready for our ski touring adventure.

    The volcanoes included in this program belong to the Andes and are located in the border area between Chile and Argentina. Our first goal will be Tronador, a stratovolcano at an altitude of 3,554 meters. Our next stop will be Osorno that reaches 2,652 meters above sea level. Then, we’ll go to Villarrica Volcano (2,847 meters) and, lastly, we’ll reach the Lanin Volcano (3,776 meters). This last peak is the highest of the four and will allow us to enjoy a descent of 2,500 meters. Please take a look at the bottom of the page for a more detailed description of the itinerary.

    This experience offers you the chance to improve your abilities and enjoy fantastic descents. In addition, you will get to see astonishing landscapes, learn about the Argentinian and Chilean culture, enjoy delicious food and relax at the hot springs

    Also, keep in mind that prior ski touring experience and a very good level of fitness is mandatory for this trip. Of course, I will be there to help and guide you. 

    Are you ready for a 10-day adventure in the Andes? Then all you have to do is send your request to book this trip and start preparing for this thrilling experience in the Patagonian volcanos. You won’t be disappointed!

    Otherwise, if you want a shorter tour in the Patagonia region, you can also sign up for this 4-day backcountry skiing program in the area!

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    Price per person

    Group of 1
    4500 USD

    Group of 4
    3500 USD


    Price includes

    • Guiding fee
    • Accommodation
    • Permit and entrance fees
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     All meals included in the mountains as detailed in the itinerary. Not included: flights, meals not listed in the itinerary, drinks, personal equipment, personal expenses, rescue costs, lift tickets.


    • Day 1Bariloche

      We’ll meet at the airport and transfer you to your hotel, where we’ll have the introduction. Then, we’ll enjoy dinner.

    • Day 2Meiling Hut

      From your hotel, we’ll take you to Pampa Linda, where we’ll start hiking to Meiling Hut (1,900 meters). Then, we’ll prepare for the next day. Lunch and dinner included.

    • Day 3Tronador

      After breakfast, we’ll put our skins on and start the ascent to the summit. We’ll face a challenging ascent and reach the top. Then, we’ll enjoy a descent of 1,500 meters. Finally, we’ll return to Bariloche. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

    • Day 4Ensenada

      We’ll cross to Chile and spend time in the Aguas Calientes hot springs. Afterwards, we’ll drive to Ensenada, located at the base of the Osorno volcano, and prepare for our next goal. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

    • Day 5Osorno Volcano

      We’ll go to the Osorno ski resort and start the ascent with our skins on. Once in the summit, we’ll contemplate the fantastic views of the surrounding peaks. Then, we’ll enjoy the descent and return to Ensenada. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

    • Day 6Pucon

      We’ll go to Pucon and enjoy the hot springs. Then, we’ll get to explore the town. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

    • Day 7Villarrica Volcano

      Today we’ll reach the summit of the Villarrica volcano and enjoy its descent. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

    • Day 8Lanin Hut

      We’ll return to Argentina and begin the ascent to the Lanin. We’ll reach the Lanin Hut at 2,300 meters, where we’ll spend the night.

    • Day 9Lanin Summit

      Today we’ll reach the summit of the volcano and enjoy its long descent. Then, we’ll drive to Junín de los Andes. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

    • Day 10Bariloche

      On our way to Bariloche, we’ll have lunch at the Limay river. Then, we’ll take you back to the airport and say goodbye.


    Other details

    Skill level required


    Fitness level required


    Meeting point



    Mountain huts and hotels


    About the Guide


    I´m based in Bariloche, Patagonia, where I guide full time, mostly technical custom trips with small groups.

    I started guiding in 1998, and my job took me all around the globe. In Montana, USA, where I lived for many years I worked extensively in the Rockies, guiding in the Tetons, Wind Rivers, and the Beartooths. Back to Argentina, I spend most of my time ski guiding volcanoes, rock climbing at Frey and mountaineering in Chalten and Tronador.

    The rest of time I work as a Technical director at the AAGM, forming new guides, and trying to be an exciting dad for my two kids, taking advantage of the great backyard we have at home!



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