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Colorado Volcano guided ascent in 1 day

The ascent to Colorado Volcano is one of the classic mountaineering tours in the Andes Mountain Range. It can be done all year round and you won't need prior experience. The AAGM mountain guide Luis, will lead this 1-day experience. Join him!

Mountain RangeAndes
Duration1 day
Offer periodOct, Nov, Dec
Type of tripNot specified

Description

The Colorado Volcano is located 14 km from San Martin de los Andes, a beautiful town in the Argentine province of Neuquén. Let’s reach its summit in a 1-day guided ascent! 

The Colorado Volcano is one of the typical mountains of the area since it can be climbed throughout the year. However, the use of snowshoes is mandatory during the winter.

Our starting point will be the Lanín National Park, in the town of San Martin de los Andes. The ascent route up to the Colorado Volcano summit begins in front of the “Trompul Stone”. After crossing a small stream the trail goes up in a steady climb. During this section we will walk through a forest of Ñires, Colihues, Lengas and Reeds.

Once we are near the summit of the Colorado Volcano, we’ll start to see volcanic remains as well as imposing views of the Lanín, Villarrica and Mocho Chos Huenco volcanoes.

This ascent does not involve any technical difficulty. That is why it’s a suitable program for all levels of mountaineers, even for those who have no prior experience.

As a local mountain guide I know the area perfectly and I can take you among the best places and the most amazing viewpoints of the Andes Mountain Range.

So, if you find this 1-day ascent in the Colorado Volcano interesting and want to join me, please fill out the form and put in touch with me now!

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Price does not include: - Lunch - Access permissions

Meeting point

Lanin National Park, San Martin de los Andes.

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About the guide

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Argentine professional Mountain Guide (AAGM-PNL)

I was born in the Andes area, North Patagonia, and I am a certified guide from the Argentina Mountain Guides Association.

I specialize in guided tours to Lanin volcano, by the normal route or other alternative routes and I also have the authorization of Lanin National Park since 2003. I have done between 30 and 40 ascents to Lanin per season, which gives me the experience and security to plan the safest programs with the best services.

In addition to Lanin, I also specialize in guided tours to Domuyo and Tromen volcanos, and traverses in the San Martin de los Andes area.

I am also an Ecomed lifeguard, and I have done the rescue courses in a leadership and natural environment.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

ARS 980 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

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

• Personal Insurance


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