Join Daniel, an AAGM-certified local guide, on this 2-day ascent to the Lanin Volcano summit in Patagonia, from San Martin de los Andes in the Neuquen province in Argentina.
The Lanin Volcano (3,776 m) is a perfect cone-shaped volcano in the Andes Mountains, lying on the border between Chile and Argentina. It is one of the mythical mountaineering ascents in Patagonia.
I invite you to join me on this 2-day program and reach the summit of Lanin starting from San Martin de los Andes, in the Neuquen Province.
The ascent is possible throughout the year, with the the summer season, from October to March, being the most convenient. Patagonia has a temperate to cold climate, but weather predictions allow us to climb in excellent weather conditions.
The small mountain village of San Martin de los Andes is an excellent meeting point, since it offers many accommodation options in hostels, hotels or cabins. Bear in mind this is not a technically difficult ascent, although you need an excellent fitness level.
On the first day, we will approach the base of the volcano by car from San Martin de los Andes in about 2 hours. Once at the base, we will distribute the technical equipment and part of the food that we will take in our backpacks.
From the volcano base, it takes 4 to 6 hours to reach the shelters, domes or tents, where we will spend the night for the ascent to the summit the next day. Once in the shelters, after a frugal snack, we will carry out some practices with a self-locking pick in the snow and the use of crampons.
On the second day, we will start the ascent very early, around 2 and 5 a.m. It takes about 6 hours to reach the summit of the Lanin Volcano, and it will take us between 3 and 5 hours to get back to the refuge, where you can rest and then return to the base of the volcano in about 4 hours.
If you want to join me on this 2-day ascent, just send me a request. Book your trip and get ready for a great mountaineering experience in the Andes!
- Guiding fee
The price includes food, guiding fee, logistics, technical equipment (pickax, helmet and crampons), personal accident insurance, shelters or tents. The price does not include accommodation in the city, transport, personal equipment (sleeping bag, boots, backpacks, canes, etc.)
From our hotel, we approach the base of the volcano by car in 2 hours. If you do not have a vehicle, you will be provided transportation at no cost. Once at the base, we need to confirm our presence in the park at the National Parks delegation. Then we will distribute the technical equipment and part of the food that each person will carry in the backpacks.
It takes between 4 and 6 hours to reach the shelters, domes or tents, where we will spend the night for the ascent to the summit the next day. Once in the shelters, after a frugal snack, we will carry out some training with a self-locking pick in the snow and the use of crampons. Dinner is planned between 6 and 8 pm.
The day starts early, between 2 and 5 a.m. And it takes about 6 hours to reach the summit of the Lanin Volcano. It will take us between 3 and 5 hours to get back to the shelters, where you can rest and then return to the base of the volcano in about 4 hours.
There are plenty of options in San Martin de los Andes (hotel-hostel-cabin).
We recommended you to bring hiking boots, walking sticks, sunglasses, sunscreen and some food for the hike,
At your accommodation in San Martin de los Andes
I'm a certified mountain guide with many years of experience. I'm also an active climber: I practice both rock climbing and alpinism. I've climbed Fitz Roy and some other needles in El Chalten and consider myself a passionate climber.
I love to share this passion with my clients!
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