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Glacier travel and crevasse self-rescue, 4-day course in Nevados de Sollipulli (Chile)

Sollipulli

Join Eduardo, IFMGA-certified mountain guide, for this 4-day course in Nevados de Sollipulli. Learn the basics skills of glacier progression and crevasse self-rescue!

Group

Andes

4 Days

Feb, Mar

Fit

Beginner


Highlights

  • Discover an awesome Chilean region of the Andes.
  • Learn the basics about glacier progression with an expert.
  • Prepare yourself for more challenging winter ascents.

Description

Are you looking for an exciting winter experience in Chile? Then join me! Let’s go the Nevados de Sollipulli on a glacier travel and crevasse self-rescue course!

Nevados de Sollipulli is a volcanic complex in the Chilean region of La Araucanía, close to the small town of Melipeuco. It is part of the Southern Volcanic Zone of the Andes, and home to several impressive glaciers.

This 4-day course is for people who want to make winter ascents that involve crossing glaciers. My goal is to provide you the basic techniques of glacier progression and some important self-rescue skills for crevasses. Keep in mind that it requires some basic knowledge of crampons and ice axe usage, as well as a good fitness level.

We will work on:

  • Basic glaciology

  • Knots for glacier progression and self-rescue maneuvers

  • Glacier progression: tie-in and individual techniques

  • Self-rescue in glaciers

So, if you want to explore the impressive Nevado de Sollipulli and become a better climber, then please contact me! Get ready for a 4-day course in a breathtaking area!

I also offer a 5-day mountaineering course near Pucon. Check it out here.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Permit and entrance fees

Price details

Price is per person to join a group. It doesn’t include transfers or food.


Details

More info

Equipment needed: plastic or leather waterproof shoes, leggings, waterproof pants and jacket, clothing and camping equipment according to the activity. Helmet, harness, descender with safety carabiner, self-insurance tape with safety carabiner, crampons and ice axe.


About the guide

IFMGA/UIAGM Mountain Guide from Chile.

Trekking, rock climbing, ice climbing, backcountry ski courses as well as guiding, expeditions and ascent to the most famous volcanoes in Chile.

You can enjoy a multi-sport trip and why not also a deserved relax in hot springs as Termas Geometricas and all this in the loneliness of many of the places where we are going to travel. An invaluable treasure to your hand thanks to Volcanes del Sur Expediciones.

Languages

Russian | English | Catalan

Certificates

UIAGM | IFMGA

Residence

Pucón


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