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Ski and Climb Tour in the Southern Volcanos of Chile

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Come along on an extraordinary backcountry skiing adventure in the volcanic wonderland of Chile, a country overflowing with awe-inspiring volcanoes. Accompanied by a knowledgeable local guide. Explore these magnificent natural marvels of the Andes range and experience the thrill of skiing in their pristine slopes.

Private

Andes

15 Days

Jul - Oct

High

Intermediate


Highlights

* Experience an unforgettable skiing trip in the volcanoes of Chile

* Ski through steep and varied slopes with stunning views of the Andes range

* Admire the surrounding landscape from the summit of this incredible volcanoes

Description

Explore the Volcanic Wonderland of Chile, a country brimming with majestic volcanoes. From the enchanting depths of lush, emerald forests to the incredible heights of high-altitude terrain, the country's southern region is an excellent playground for experiencing some of the most challenging and rewarding skiing in the world.

Experience the contrasts of the Andes landscapes as you ski down the varied paths of active volcanoes. Soar across pristine slopes and take on the challenge to scale five formidable natural giants:

  1. First up is Lonquimay Volcano, named after the Mapuche word "lonco", which means "chief". This active volcano achieves an impressive height of 2,865 meters (9,395 feet) and has a crater that is about 700 meters (2,300 feet) wide. Get ready to descend a thrilling path surrounded by layers of ash, lava, and other volcanic debris.

  2. Llaima Volcano is another active volcano, located in the Southern Volcanic Zone of the Andes. This iconic cone-shaped stratovolcano rests in the Conguillío National Park, standing at a total height of 3,195 meters (10,482 feet). You will be able to admire stunning views of the surrounding landscape, including the Andes Mountains and the city of Temuco, once you reach its summit.

  3. Our next destination will be the famous "smoking mountain"; the Villarica Volcano. Its slopes offer a variety of terrain for skiers of all levels, which makes it a very popular destination. This 2,847 meters (9,337 feet) high giant is one of the most active volcanoes in Chile and has erupted several times in the past, most recently in 2015.

  4. Mocho-Choshuenco is a glacier-covered compound stratovolcano in the Andes of Los Ríos region. Rising to an incredible altitude of approximately 2,400 meters (7,874 feet), the volcano boasts two prominent peaks, namely Choshuenco and Mocho. These twin summits stand as iconic features of the volcano, each contributing to its unique allure.

  5. Finally, Osorno Volcano will be waiting for us as we reach the end of our trip, with an imposing height of 2,652 meters (8,701 feet). Located on the southeastern shore of Llanquihue Lake and overlooking Todos los Santos Lake, Volcano Osorno stands tall as a symbol of the local landscape. Its commanding presence makes it a renowned landmark that draws tourists from far and wide. In fact, Osorno is often regarded as the defining element of the region.

Join me and explore these fantastic volcanoes on this incomparable backcountry skiing trip in Chile, contact me to book your trip today!

Price includes

- Accommodation included

- Guiding fee

- Transportation start and back

- Transport during the trip

- Luggage transfer

- Permit and entrance fees

- Mountain guide expenses

- Rope


Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Santiago

Arrive to Santiago. Night in Santiago hotel

Day 2: Skiing in Santiago

Ski activities close to Santiago (Cajón del Maipo o La Parva). Night in Santiago.

Day 3: Tour in Malalcahuello

Transfer to Malalcahuello. Night in Malalcahuello.

Day 4: Climb Lonquimay Volcano

Ascent to Volcano Lonquimay. Night in Malalcahuello.

Day 5: Climb Llayma Volcano

Ascent to Volcano Llayma. Night in Malalcahuello.

Day 6: Trip to Pucon

Transfer to Pucon. Night in Pucon

Day 7: Climb Villarica Volcano

Ascent to Volcano Villarrica. Night in Pucon.

Day 8: Extra day in case of bad weather

Additional day allocated in case extreme weather conditions delay our trip.

Day 9: Travel to Mocho

Transfer to Mocho - Choshuenco hut.

Day 10: Climb Mocho Volcano

Ascent to Volcano Mocho. Night in hut.

Day 11: Arrival in Puerto Varas

Transfer to Puerto Varas. Night in Puerto Varas

Day 12: Climb Osorno Volcano

Ascent to Volcano Osorno. Night in Puerto Varas.

Day 13: Extra Day in case of bad weather

Additional day allocated in case extreme weather conditions delay our trip.

Day 14: Departure to Santiago

Return to Santiago. Night in Santiago

Day 15: Final Day

End of Trip and return home

 

Equipment you will need to bring

Gear you will need for this trip: * Ski equipment (skis, boots, poles) * Climbing skins * Poles * Helmet * Goggles * Sunglasses * Avalanche equipment (beacon, probe and shovel) * Crampons * Ice Axe * Harness * Backpack * Water bottle


FAQs

What are some recommended accommodations near our adventure location?

We understand that finding the perfect place to stay is an essential part of your adventure experience. To help you with this, we’ve curated a list of three highly recommended hotels that offer comfort, convenience, and a touch of local charm. These accommodations are well-suited for adventurers looking to relax and rejuvenate after an exciting day of exploration
Ritz Carlton Santiago Chile
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Hotel Loreto Santiago Chile
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Hotel Plaza San Francisco Santiago Chile
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About the guide

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Eduardo

5.00

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Mountain Guide

Eduardo is a Geologist Engineer, but he always dedicated his life to his passion, mountaineering. With more than 20 years climbing around the world, especially in the Andes, he actually dedicated to give instruction to beginners or guide from beginners to pro persons in the incredible world of the mountains.

In 2010, he obtained the UIAGM/IFMGA certification. He has a lot of experience in the Andes, where he normally guides and climbs. He also guided in Europe and Nepal, and made personal climbs in Europe and USA. Actually he lives in Puerto Varas, south Chile.

Languages

Spanish | English

Certificates

IFMGA

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What people are saying about Eduardo

Eric

5.00

Eduardo is INCREDIBLE - thoughtful, skilled, competent. I had the best time and my climbing improved at least one grade. Best recommendation!!

JAKUB

5.00

Eduardo did an excellent job guiding us on backcountry tours in the Farellones area in Chile! Communication before the trip was excellent. He was on time both days. He listened to what we asked and delivered exactly what we were looking for. He was knowledgeable, fun to hang out with, and his English was excellent. We could not have asked for a better guide!


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