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4-day guided ascent on the Domuyo Volcano

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Domuyo sceneries
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Julian, an AAGM certified guide wants to guide you to the summit of the Domuyo Volcano. Join him on this traverse and discover one of the most beautiful peaks in the Patagonia, Argentina.

Group

Andes

4 Days

Nov, Dec

High

Intermediate


Highlights

* Discover the Domuyo volcano with a local expert

* Get enough time for acclimatization as we ascend at an easy pace

* Enjoy some of the most breathtaking sceneries in the Patagonia

Description

The Dumayo Volcano is a colossal and majestic peak. Reaching its summit is a considerable challenge due to its hostile weather. But the views we’ll get from the top, make it totally worth it.

We’ll meet in Chos Malal and head to the Vega camp (2,400m) where we will start our slow ascent through the valley until we reach base camp (3,100 meters). From there, we’ll continue a couple hours to another camp at 3,400 meters.

Then on the third day of our expedition, we’ll begin trekking before the sun rises, at 3:00 am. The way to the top is located at a quiet trail that rises slowly. And overall, this last patch does not pose any technical challenge. However, when we are at 4,000 meters, we’ll reach the most delicate sector. Due to the terrain’s conditions and steepness, we’ll have to use the technical equipment. But, after that step, the path continues with no further difficulty. The total ascent to reach the summit will take us about 7 or 8 hours. And, upon completion we’ll descend through the same road back to our camp and rest.

After the summit day, and a good night sleep, we’ll head back to the starting point of our adventure, where a vehicle will be waiting for us to drive us to Aguas Calientes. Here, we’ll find a natural river with warm water that reaches 37ºC. Thus, it will be a real treat to swim on its water. Finally, after relaxing there for a bit, we’ll return to the cottages where we’ll have an exquisite dinner and relax some more.

So, if you are up for this mountaineering adventure in the Patagonia, just send me a request. It will be my pleasure to guide you to the top of Dumayo.

I also guide this 2-day ascent to the Tromen Volcano, if you want to keep exploring Argentina.

Price includes

- Guiding fee


Details

More info

I recommend to bring the following items: 60-80 liters backpack; sleeping bag -5°C/-10°C; insulating mat; hat, sunglasses, raincoat jacket, thermal clothing, trekking pants, trekking poles, gloves, socks.

Meeting point

Chos Malal

About the guide

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Julián

Mountain Guide

Lives in San Martín de los Andes (North Patagonia) for 12 years now, but has worked as a mountain guide in the Glacier National Park leading expeditions to the Patagonian Southern Ice Field (22 times) and also to high mountains in Mendoza.

For several winters led groups in the mountains of the Cordillera Real in Bolivia and in the Cordillera Blanca and the Cordillera Huayhuash in Perú.

Now he works during summer guiding ascents to different volcanoes and also guides mountain bike tours. During winters works exclusively on avalanche training.

Languages

English

Certificates

EPGAMT | AAGM


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