trip duration TRIP DURATION
3 days
mountain range MOUNTAIN RANGE
max people per fuide MAX PEOPLE PER GUIDE
3 people
trip level TRIP LEVEL
best period BEST PERIOD
Sep, Oct
type of trip TYPE OF TRIP


The Chilean Puyehue Volcano is very famous due to its last eruption in 2011, ash covering all North Patagonia.

And today I want to invite you there! Puyehue Volcano is the perfect scenery to learn how to move your body in mountainous terrains. During this trip you will also learn how to build harder mountaineering skills.

Puyehue Volcano is a great opportunity to challenge yourself and test your preparation for biggest objectives, for example the Lanin Volcano. 

This 2-day ascent is designed for people giving the first steps in mountaineering. If you’re one of them this trip can provide you many technical skills to improve your expertise.

Puyehue Volcano has an altitude change of 1.800 meters and mid-difficulty. The trail is a wooded way and once it is achieved, snowed slopes starts. There will be necessary the use of helmets, piolets and crampons.

We will have some technical lessons on our base camp. You will also put into practice what you’ve learned about the safe movements in the mountain.

Please find here below the itinerary of this ascent to Puyehue Volcano:


Our meeting will be the previous day in the morning. We’ll check the equipment and finalize some details.


We’ll leave early in the morning from the hotel. We’ll drive across the “Seven lakes route” in direction to Villa La Angostura. Ten km before arriving we’ll take a detour in order to cross the Cardenal Samoré Pass.

Once we did the papers in the customs house, we continue for 20 more minutes to a new detour that will lead us to the volcano base. Once in there, we’ll check in, arm our backpacks and start hiking up to the hut.

The way during this day is very steep among a dense forest. We will constantly hike up crossing some creeks until we’re at 1.400 meters in the hut (3 or 4 walking time).

The rest of the day will be dedicated to resting and preparing the gear for the following day. Early dinner and sleep.


We’ll start the day very early about 5 AM. We’ll breakfast and move towards the summit. After walking for a while, depending on the season, we’ll put the crampons on and make a short practice with them.

It will be very useful not only for today but for future ascents. Then, we’ll continue ascending by a steeper slope during 30 minutes. We’ll reach the summit edge, where the slope is flatter. After the last meters we’re finally at the summit of Puyehue Volcano! From there, we will have a stunning views of its crater and many Argentinean and Chilean peaks.

Next scheduled dates in 2016 are in September and October. So, hurry up to book your place. Contact me now and let’s go to Puyehue Volcano together. I will be glad to be your guide!

Price per person

1 Person 4100ARS
Group of 2 4100ARS
Group of 3 4100ARS

Price includes

  • Guiding fee
  • All meals during trip
  • Group equipment
  • Personal Insurance