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Cerro Union one day mountain climb

Cerro Union one day mountain climb

Come climb Cerro Union along with local IFMGA aspirant mountain guide Nicolas. In just one day you'll reach its summit and appreciate one of the best panoramic views in Central Chile.

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1 Day

All year




It is a great honor for me to invite you to a magic place surrounded by the most emblematic summits of the Chilean central region. A one day ascent program to Cerro Union!

Cerro Union lies in the south of the Morado Lagoon. It’s a “small” mountain if we compare it with its enormous neighbors. From its summit we’ll appreciate one of the most beautiful landscapes of the Andes.

In addition, from its 3890 meters of altitude we can see the valleys of Morales and Valdés to the south and Cerro Castillo to the southeast. To the east, there will be the Marmolejo and San José peaks and to the north, an absolute panoramic view of the great Morado valley in all its splendor. It is really a “union” of the most incredible scenes of the central Chilean region.

We can climb Cerro Union both in summer and winter. The ascent is technically easy all year round but it is more physically demanding during the winter time (from June till August).

So, contact me by clicking on the green button. I’ll help you plan a custom program for you. Let’s conquer the Cerro Union summit in the safest way!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

Prices belong to the summer season. Winter ascent from USD 272 per person // Not included: transfer from Santiago, meals and porters.


Meeting point

Santiago de Chile

About the guide

UIAGM/IFMGA Mountain Guide from Chile

Mountain guide and instructor from the Chilean Andinism Federation (FEACH) and certified Wilderness First Responder.

I’ve opened several climbing routes in Chile, and was one of the first and very few Chileans to summit Cerro Torre, Fitz Roy, Paine Grande and Torres del Paine.

I climbed almost all the technical mountain in Cajón del Maipo, in Central Chile, and did some of the most important routes in Yosemite, Indian Creek and Patagonia.

And regarding ski mountaineering, I skied down Mount Illimani and Huayna Potosí in Bolivia, and Cerro Castillo, Morado Norte and Sur in Chile.



What people are saying about Nicolás Gutierrez de la Fuente

Paul Wolf


August, 2022

nicolas was fabulous and made the trip recommend him highly



December, 2019

The trip didn't happen due to weather conditions.

Pierre Loap


October, 2019

Nicolas is an excellent guide, with incredible mountaineering knowledge and technique (which was particularly worthwhile during our expedition when we encountered harsh winter conditions). His english is also very good. In short, I recommend this mountain guide.

Michael Hwang


August, 2019

Nico was an incredible guide. I wanted to ski the canaletas in Cerro Arenas and he was excited to take me there. He knows Cajon del Maipo like the back of his hand. Afterall, this is his backyard. He has spent decades skiing, climbing and exploring this region and his knowledge of the terrain and weather is very impressive. His english is good as well, and he is a really nice guy on top of all that. 10/10 would recommend to anyone looking for a great ski mountaineering adventure.

Julie Molinaro


March, 2019

My trip with Nicolas was perfect. He catered to my climbing preference and the hot springs at the end of day was exactly what we needed. I would definitely do it again! Thanks Nico for my first experience in climbing in Chile!

Charles Bellafiore


February, 2019

The guide did not know the route. We spent a lot of time trying to find the route. The climbing itself was good.

Carl A Latkin


November, 2018

The trip was awesome. Our guide Nicolas was extremely knowledgeable about the terrain and very helpful. He is an expert guide. The sights were beautiful. The office quickly responded to our request and questions and provided excellent information.



May, 2018

I was really disappointed with Casa de Guias. It was not a terrible experience because Casa de Guias had found a wonderful guide and assistant although they did not know them (allmountain guide). As to Explore -Share I don´t intent to buy anything. I will write a full description of what happened by e-mail.



March, 2018

The trip was really nice and I enjoyed the climbing a lot!



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