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Ojos del Salado 13-day climbing expedition

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If you are looking for a really serious challenge which combines stunning landscapes and high summits then join Eduardo, a local IFMGA guide, for this unforgettable 13-day mountaineering expedition and climb the Ojos del Salado volcano.

Not specified

Andes

13 Days

Jan, Feb, Mar, Nov, Dec


Description

Let’s climb Ojos del Salado, the highest volcano in the world!

It’s a honor for me to lead this climbing expedition up to the summit of the Ojos del Salado volcano. It is a really exciting program that will take us across the Bahía Inglesa (Copiapó, Chile).

As you may know, Copiapó is a Chilean plateau where you’ll find the highest number of peaks of more than 6000 m of the planet. And of course, among those impressive and giant volcanoes, the Ojos del Salado stands out. In addition, this climbing trip will make you conquer the heart of the Atacama Desert by foot.

Let me tell you that it is a demanding program. Although the mountains are technically easy, the altitude and climatic conditions make the ascents quite hard. So, a strong fitness level will be mandatory.

As for the itinerary, our starting (and ending) point will be Copiapó. From there, we will drive in direction to the high plateau. Before arriving, we will pass by amazing salt flats and campsites next to crystalline lakes.

Then, you will have the chance of climbing the Copiapo volcano (6052 m), the first of the 2 peaks we’ll conquer during this program. This ascent will work perfectly as an acclimatization before the biggest goal.

Finally, we’ll move towards the Ojos del Salado volcano. In order to get ready for the summit day, we will spend some days in the mountains. And once at the Ojos del Salado summit, you won’t believe such a 360º viewpoint!

I can take with me a group of at least 4 people with a maximum of 12. I have some open groups you can join if you are on your own. On the contrary, I also offer private groups (contact me for rates information). Departures dates are from November till March.

Contact me now for further information or if you want to make a reservation for next departures. I will be here, waiting for you and ready to guide you up to the Ojos del Salado summit. 

Details

Accommodation

On double tent and double room accommodation. For single accommodation please add USD 320 per person (not available on the huts).

More info

Not included in the price:

– International and/or domestic flights – Personal equipment (mattress, sleeping bag, backpack and others) – Compulsory travel insurances (accidents, repatriation) and other insurances of any kind (e.g. medical, trip cancellation – strongly recommended) – Dinner in Copiapo – Personal expenses – Tips – Extra costs for late arrival or early departure – Mountain permit (The authorities are not charging a fee for the mountain at this moment, but please keep in mind that this may change at any moment). – Any service/cost not mentioned in the program

Meeting point

Copiapó, Chile

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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5.00

Sept 14, 2022

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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 11547 Each

Group of 2

USD 5774 Each

Group of 3

USD 3849 Each

Group of 4

USD 2887 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Transportation start and back

- Transport during the trip

- Breakfast

- Dinner




 

 

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