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Climbing the Osorno Volcano (2,656m), Overnight and sunrise ascent from the Teski Hut, near Puerto Varas

Ascend one of the most iconic peaks in Southern Chile, the Osorno Volcano, in one day with José, an ANGM alpine guide.

Mountain RangeAndes
Duration2 days
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelAll Levels
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate and Group

Highlights

  • Discover the amazing landscapes of the Chilean Patagonia.

  • Ascend an iconic volcano with breathtaking views.

  • Follow an incredible path through the Andean forest, glacier, snow and ice.

Description

Dreaming about exploring Patagonia? Then I have the perfect trip for you! Follow me to ascend the impressive Osorno Volcano (2,655m) where you’ll be able to enjoy breathtaking views of Southern Chile. This is a trip for even the less experienced mountaineers.

The Osorno Volcano is the landmark of the Los Lagos Region in Chile. Its perfect triangular shape, altitude and snow-covered peak can be seen from the whole area. It is home to a wide variety of plants and animals including the Andean birch, Coihue tree, puma, Patagonian fox, Patagonian skunk, and others.

Our trip will take place on the western side of the volcano. We will begin in the afternoon of the first day by driving from Puerto Varas to Teski lodge, where we’ll spend the night. Then, we’ll wake up before sunrise the next day to begin our ascent. The Teski lodge is over the tree line, so we will not trek the forest, we will go straight to the scree and snow. Once at the top, we’ll be able to rest and enjoy the views of the Lake District: the Todos los Santos, Rupanco and Llanquihue lakes, Petrohue river, and the Puntiagudo, Tronador, Calbuco, Casablanca, Lanín, Puyehue and Llaima volcanoes. Finally, by 1 pm, we’ll begin our descent and arrive at Puerto Varas at 6 pm.

If you’ve always wanted to visit Patagonia, this is a perfect way to do it. Book your trip now and participate in an exciting and accessible ascent with incredible views.

Additionally, I also offer trips to the Calbuco Volcano and to the Puntiagudo Volcano. Make sure to check out these options too!

More info

This trip is not recommended for pregnant women or people with heart problems or disabilities. Participants under 18 need to present written authorization of parents or legal guardian. Participants need to 15 years old or older.

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Equipment you will need to bring

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Backpack

Other gear: Activity-appropriate clothing for mountaineering and trekking (base layer suit, fleece jacket, windproof and waterproof jacket & trousers, trekking pants, thermal jacket, first layer gloves, windproof and waterproof gloves, beanie), mountaineering boots (rigid sole, higher than the ankle, waterproof), headlamp, and trekking poles.


About the guide

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As a kid I grew up next to the majestic volcanoes and lakes of southern Chile. When I became an alpinist, I started climbing the big mountains of the Maipo Valley and that soon took me to climb in the Alps.

With my wife, dogs and son we live in Austria and in Chile, sharing life in two different places, but in the same way.

Since the year 2009, I'm guiding mostly the volcanoes of southern Chile and, when possible, the big mountains around Santiago and the Atacama desert.

I'm a member of the Chilean Mountain Guide Association (www.angm.cl), with whom we are working to bring the IFMGA standard to Chile, not only to validate our profession, but also to start teaching future mountain guides in Chile.

I work with a team of guides in the Puerto Varas area, so when I'm in Austria, I can arrange for you to climb with one of my colleagues.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 289 each

Group of 2

EUR 248 each

Group of 3

EUR 248 each

Group of 4

EUR 248 each

Group of 5

EUR 248 each

Group of 6

EUR 248 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Accommodation

• Transportation from your hotel/airport (if in area) to the start of the trip and back

• Transport during the trip

• Permit and entrance fees

• Personal Insurance

• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Price details

• Price does not include guide tips, additional services or upgrades, personal gear, life and/or travel insurance, porters or horses (if available), extra expenses for cities, alcoholic beverages, meals not specified in the itinerary or not included in the menu, extra nights lodging in cities or due to changes in the itinerary.


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