13-day Ojos del Salado volcano ascent

Join Martin, an EPGAMT certified guide, on this 13-day Ojos del Salado volcano ascent. Climb the world's highest volcano and enjoy the amazing scenery!

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

13 days

Mountain Range

Andes

People per Guide

Trip Level

Sustained

Offer Period

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Oct, Nov, Dec

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    This 13-day Ojos del Salado volcano ascent will take you up to the highest active volcano in the world!

    But don’t worry! Although there are fumaroles around the summit, there have been no eruptions in any historical times.

    Ojos del Salado volcano (6893 m) is also the second highest summit in the western hemisphere, just below the famous Mount Aconcagua (6962 m). Immersed in the Puna Catamarqueña, in between Argentina and Chile, its unique sceneries are combined with a vast solitude, because it’s one of the less visited mountains of the Andes.

    During this 13 adventurous days we’ll get you properly acclimatized so you enjoy every bit of the journey. We’ll do acclimatization hikes and have rest days to get you strong. Plus, I’ll also take you to an archeological site and a bird watching tour, so you’ll get to learn a bit more about this amazing place. Finally you’ll be able to enjoy some hot springs before starting the climb.

    This ascent is quite easy, except for the final section, which and requires ropes and other accessories, but you don’t need to be an experienced climber to accomplish it.

    So this 13-day Ojos del Salado Volcano ascent is a great way to discover the beautiful Andes. Please contact me now and we’ll start organizing your trip!

    And if you’re looking for other ascent in the Cordillera de los Andes check my Ascent to Cerro El Plata, Mendoza or my Ascent to Bertrand Volcano at 5275m.

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    6000 USD

    Group of 2
    3200 USD

    Group of 3
    2300 USD

    Group of 4
    2300 USD

    Group of 5
    2300 USD

    Group of 6
    2300 USD

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
    • Accommodation
    • Transport during the trip
    • Personal Insurance
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     

    Next departures

    For private groups contact the guide
     
    Next datesInfo
    04/01/2020 to 16/01/2020
    3200 US$ per person.
    18/02/2020 to 01/03/2020
    2700 US$ per person.
     
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Intermediate

    Fitness level required

    Fit

    Meeting point

    We will meet in Fiambalá.

    Accommodation

    We will stay in mountain huts and in a hostel at Fiambalá.

    More info

    I will provide a first aid kit, VHF-UHF radio, shared camping equipment (high mountain tent, cookware).

    You need to bring: trekking pants, polar or thermal pants, waterproof pants, inner pants, 1 pair of high mountain socks, 1 pair of thin inner socks (polypropylene), 2 pairs of trekking socks, double boots, leggings, 2 t-shirts, 2 inner long sleeve shirts, fleece jacket or windstoper, warm jacket, waterproof jacket, thin gloves, 2 pairs of warm gloves, mitten covers or waterproof gloves, sun hat, fleece hat, fleece neck, 2 sunglasses (cat 3 or 4), trekking poles, backpack (75+15 L), headlamp with spare batteries, sleeping bag (-30C), insulating mat, 1L thermos, utility knife, shatterproof plate and cup, at least two 1L bottles, personal first aid kit, sunscreen (SPF60), lip balm, moisturizer, lighter, nylon bags, crampons and axe (depending on weather conditions), personal hygiene items.

    If necessary you can rent crampons, axe, sleeping bag and insulating mat from me.

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    EPGAMT Mountain guide from Argentina.

    The mountain is my workplace and space to enjoy what I like to do ... mountaineering.

    I climbedd and promoted various mountains and volcanoes such as: Aconcagua , Ojos del Salado, Pissis , Walter Penck , Incahuasi, Plata, Rincon, Vallecitos , etc.

    The mountain can find oneself, to rediscover the essence and every moment. It is a natural place that transmits balance, harmony, tranquility and at the same time, tests us and motivates us to self-improvement. The mountain is accessible to all, just enough to take the first step ... we offer a different experience to share.

     
     

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    What People are Saying

    • 1 review

     

    Many thanks to You again for excellent organization our trip to Ojos with Martin Torres! Martin very good man and I`m very glad to have this new real friend!
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