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4-day San Jose Volcano ascent in the Central Andes

Volcan San Jose
Central Andes

Join certified mountain guide Cristian Dario Silva Bolla on an exciting 4-day San Jose Volcano ascent in the Central Andes!



4 Days

All year




  • Enjoy climbing the awe-inspiring San Jose Volcano in Chile.
  • Discover the amazing mountaineering options of the Central Andes.
  • Acclimatize for higher climbs in the region such as Aconcagua.


Would you like to discover one of the best mountain ascents in the Central Andes? Then join this amazing 4-day San Jose volcano ascent in Chile!

The San Jose volcano is located at an altitude of 5856 m. (19212 ft.) in the Central Andes in Chile. It is known as the silent giant and is the highest southernmost volcano in the stunning Andes range. Boasting stunning views of other amazing mountains in the region such as Aconcagua, Marmolejo, Cerro Plomo, Paloma and others, climbing this stunning peak is a rewarding challenge that also serves as a great acclimatization trek for those that also wish to climb Aconcagua.

On this 4-day adventure, we will get to climb to the top of this amazing mountain.  We will set off first to Plantat hut, and then progressively climb the San Jose volcano until we reach the summit on the third day of our trek. Finally, we will return our starting point.

So, are you ready to discover an amazing mountain in the Central Andes? Then book your place now and join me on a 4-day climb of San Jose volcano!

I also offer a unique 12-day Patagonia volcanoes ski mountaineering tour!


Price includes

- Transportation start and back

- Transport during the trip

- Mountain guide expenses

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner


Day 1: Plantat Hut 3200 m.s.n.m.

We will meet at the hotel at 9 am. and begin our trekking to Plantat Hut at 3200 m.s.n.m. Then we will arrange all the equipment for the following day.

Day 2: Camp 4100 mts.

We will trek to our campsite at 4100 mts.

Day 3: Summit day

We will trek to the summit at an altitude of 5856 mts. and then return to our campsite.

Day 4: Return

Return to Plantat hut and then to the hotel.




here in the villa moral baths and the valdes, you can find lodge el purple, roadrunner hostel, moral shelter, etc.

Meeting point

in your hotel

Equipment you will need to bring




Watter bottle

Other gear: Participants should bring: mountaineering shoes, pants and jacket, mountain gloves, sleeping bag, pad, and sunglasses.

About the guide

I'm Christian, aspirant IFMGA guide from Chile, formed in the AGMTB and ENAM, the national school of mountaineering in Chile.

I like to guide in the mountains, mountain skiing in the southern volcanoes and central zone, rock and ice climbing. I have been in the Cordillera Blanca, Cordillera Real, and Chilean Andes. I have experience in rescues and WFR first aid.



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