8-day Volcanoes ski tour in Chile (Patagonia Norte), from Bariloche

Join Indio, an IFMGA certified guide, for an exciting 8 day ski touring adventure from Bariloche, on several volcanoes in northern Chilean Patagonia.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

8 days

Mountain Range

Andes

People per Guide

4 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Sep, Oct

Type of Trip

Private

Highlights

 
  • Enjoy an 8-day ski touring expedition in Chilean Patagonia.

  • Ascend and ski on a number of amazing volcanoes, such as Osorno and Villarrica.

  • Spend your nights in different towns, including Pucon and Curacautin.

 

There is something incredible about ski touring on enormous volcanoes. And on this 8-day adventure, you will get to ski on no less than five amazing volcanoes in Chilean Patagonia. Thus providing you with an experience that will be as gorgeous as it will be thrilling.

Our adventure will begin in Bariloche, Argentina. From there, we will make our way across the border into Chile and our adventure will begin.

Each one of the volcanoes you will be ascending and skiing on are sensational in their own unique way. The five volcanoes you will be enjoying during this trip include Osorno, Villarrica, Llaima, Antillanca and Lonquimay. Each one of the volcanoes will require an ascent between 1,000 and 1,500 meters. And, when you reach the top of each peak, you will get to enjoy some truly magnificent views, as well as fantastic skiing.

Along with the volcanoes, during this trip, you will also get to visit some great spots within Chilean Patagonia. Those spots include the towns of Osorno, Pucon and Curacautin. You will also get to enjoy some lovely hot springs during this trip as well. Thus giving you a chance to relax your muscles after a long day of climbing and skiing. Finally, you will also get to enjoy the lovely Tromen border crossing that includes a journey through some beautiful and extensive araucaria forests.

With so much to see and do, you can rest assured this 8-day ski touring adventure in the volcanoes of Chilean Patagonia will take your breath away. To enjoy this expedition, just send us a request.

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Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
  • Accommodation
  • Transport during the trip
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 In addition to the guiding fee, the price also includes GPS, meals and accommodation in various refuges. The price does not include ski equipment or safety equipment, including arva, shovel and probe and helmet.
 

Itinerary

 
  • Day 1Bariloche

    Early in the morning, we will depart from Bariloche and make our way to the Antillanca Volcano in Chile. After skiing on the volcano, we will make our way to the town of Osorno and stay in the Osorno Refuge.

  • Day 2Osorno Volcano (2,630m)

    Today, we will ascend the Osorno Volcano, where you can enjoy some great views and skiing before returning to the Osorno Refuge for the night.

  • Day 3Villarrica Volcano (2,840m)

    Today, we will make our way to the Villarrica Volcano. Afterwards, we will go to the town of Pucon, where you can enjoy some lovely hot springs before spending the night in a refuge.

  • Day 4Villarrica Volcano ascent

    Today, we will ascend the Villarrica Volcano, where you can enjoy some great skiing and views. After that, we will go to the village of Curacautin, where we will spend the night.

  • Day 5Rest Day
  • Day 6Llaima Volcano (3,125m)

    Today, we will ascend the Llaima volcano, where you can enjoy some great views and skiing. Afterwards, we will return to the village of Curacautin, where you can enjoy some hot springs before resting for the night.

  • Day 7Lonquimay Volcano (2,890m)

    Today, we will ascend the final volcano of this trip, Lonquimay. After that, we will return to Curacautin for the night.

  • Day 8Bariloche

    On the final day of the trip, we will return to Bariloche through the Tromen border crossing, through the base of the Lanin Volcano and some beautiful araucaria forests.

 
 

Other details

 
Skill level required

Intermediate

Fitness level required

Fit

Meeting point

Bariloche

Accommodation

Osorno Refuge and other mountain refuges throughout the trip.

 

About the Guide

 
 

I am an IFMGA and a High Mountain AAGM certified Mountain Guide. I was born in San Juan, where I found my passion for the mountains when I was a child. Today my home is El Chalten, this magical place where I have my family and where I work and live since 2008.

I have climbed many different peaks along the Andes, as well as in Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, France, Spain, Germany Italy, Austria and Switzerland. I have climbed great mountains and new froutes in Patagonia, both in Cerro Torre and in the Fitz Roy mountains.

One of my biggest achievments was the Standhardt - Herron - Egger traverse and the "Directa Huarpe" new route, on the west face of Cerro Torre. Including this ascent, I have climbed Cerro Torre three times and Fitz Roy four times.

I also guide in the Central Andes, in places such as Cerro Mercedario and Vallecitos in Mendoza, among other mountains. I am also a Mountaineering and Climbing instructor in different associations and member of the relief committee at the Club Andino Mercedario of the San Juan Province.

I guide my clients mainly in Patagonia. I spend summer in the town of El Chalten and I move to Bariloche, in northern Patagonia, in the winter, where I guide more technical excursions, like ice and/or rock climbing, as well as classic mountaineering ascents. During the year I also guide in the mountains of Peru, Bolivia and in Europe.

Even when I’m not working I enjoy climbing, bouldering, sport skiing and mountaineering.Keeping at my highest level of performance helps me ensure my clients’ safety, that is always my top priority.

 
 

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What People are Saying about Indio Treu

 

Indio was a fun and skillful guide! My friend and I did multi and single pitch with him and felt very safe. We felt like we were climbing with a friend and learned along the way! We will be back, maybe next time mountaineering with Indio!
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Ariel Nathanson
Indio was an amazing guide! I am safe and sound on the ground now :) He was very knowledgeable about the terrain and weather patterns; he changed plans, urged me to move faster accordingly. He answered all my questions and was really patient with my slowness. As for the climb, it\'s a great intro to Alpine world. I\'m primarily a rock climber, so the ice/snow part was all new. The ice/snow part was strenuous, but doable as a completely newbie, and basically you can be pulled up or lowered if you\'re struggling. Approach was long, rocky, and windy. What a great experience. Highly recommend Indio and the climb!
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Elaine Mau
Indio is an awesome guide and all around great guy. The trip up Aguja Guillaumet is absolutely amazing, we took the Comensana-Fonrouge route cause the Amy coluoir was in bad condition. Indio found a two day window of good weather for the climb. He also spent a day climbing in town to go over \"systems\" and gauge my ability. A great trip I will never forget. Can\'t say enough good things about Indio!
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Brian Banta
Our trip with Indio over the Ice Cap was fantastic. At the pre-departure meeting, Indio showed us several variations which helped us make decisions that allowed us to work out a way to still participate (I had an injury, therefore a low fitness level).Indio showed great patience; he adjusted the pace accordingly and his experience was evident over the course of a week. The weather was kind and allowed us outstanding views on the Glacier and from the many various high points along the way. We particularly enjoyed the rock scrambling and dodging the many crevasses! Our group was good humoured and worked well as a team; my partner and I felt we were with a group of friends, rather than a private guided trip. I\'d recommend Indio for anyone considering this type of adventure.
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