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5-day mountaineering course in Araucania region, Chile

5-day mountaineering course in Araucania region, Chile

Local IFMGA certified mountain guide Eduardo wants to teach you all the basic skills you need to climb a mountain in a safe and confident way. Join him on this 5-day course in the volcanic area of Nevados de Sollipulli in Araucania.

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5 Days

Apr, May




The region of Araucania is located in central Chile and extends from the Pacific coast to the Andean volcanoes, providing the perfect environment for the practice of mountaineering.

That is why I have planned this 5-day course that takes place in the volcanic area of the Nevados de Sollipulli, Auracania. It is an activity aimed at mountain lovers who want to enjoy it in winter conditions.

The course is designed based on a 5-day field trip where we will review and teach both practical and theoretical aspects of mountaineering. 

During these 5 days I’ll teach you the necessary techniques to climb mountains with total autonomy and confidence. Then, you’ll have the opportunity to put into practice what you’ve learned in a real mountain environment. We’ll make an ascent in the snow-covered mountains of Sollipulli.


The content of the course will be divided into four parts. In the first one, we will see some general winter mountaineering techniques, such as clothing and equipment We will also review basic notions of mountain knots, mountain safety: objective and subjective risk and finally we will also talk about camps.

In the second part, we will focus on individual techniques. These include self-arrest, progression techniques on snow slopes up to 60º, mixed, French and traction techniques. We will also go over descent techniques, hiking and route selection techniques.

At the third stage, we will study anchors and security systems in snow and ice, progression with rope, belaying and rappelling techniques. Finally, in the fourth part of the course we will go over glacial progression and crevasse rescue, basic rescue knots, glacier rescue procedures, single and multiple pulley.

As you can see it’s a great opportunity to get the skills and techniques you need to start venturing into amazing mountaineering adventures. Join me on this course in Araucania and learn the basics of such an exciting activity.

Send your request by clicking on the green button. I’ll be waiting for your contact!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

Excluded from the price: meals and transfers.

The price per person is 220.000 CLP

About the guide

IFMGA/UIAGM Mountain Guide from Chile.

Trekking, rock climbing, ice climbing, backcountry ski courses as well as guiding, expeditions and ascent to the most famous volcanoes in Chile.

You can enjoy a multi-sport trip and why not also a deserved relax in hot springs as Termas Geometricas and all this in the loneliness of many of the places where we are going to travel. An invaluable treasure to your hand thanks to Volcanes del Sur Expediciones.


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Sept 14, 2022

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