Juriques Volcano

(5.704m / 18.713ft)
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Juriques Volcano

(5.704m / 18.713ft)

Duration: 1 day

  • SLOPE: Approximate 800 mts.
  • TECHNICAL DIFFICULTY: Medium.
  • PHYSICAL DIFFICULTY: Medium.
  • PATH: 3.000 meters to the summit.
  • RISE TIME: 4 to 5 hrs.
  • TIME LEFT: 2 hrs.
  • DEPARTURE TIME FROM SPA: 5am.
  • ARRIVAL TIME TO SPA: 2 – 3pm approx.

Duration: 1 day

  • SLOPE: Approximate 800 mts.
  • TECHNICAL DIFFICULTY: Medium.
  • PHYSICAL DIFFICULTY: Medium.
  • PATH: 3.000 meters to the summit.
  • RISE TIME: 4 to 5 hrs.
  • TIME LEFT: 2 hrs.
  • DEPARTURE TIME FROM SPA: 5am.
  • ARRIVAL TIME TO SPA: 2 – 3pm approx.

Recommendations

  • Acclimatization in height and talk with the guides before the ascents.
  • Health compatible with physical effort in height.
  • Adapt an itinerary that considers breaks before the ascents to mountains.
  • Good nutrition and hydration.

Equipment

(Depending on the time of year, certain equipment may vary)

  • First, second and third layers.
  • Trekking boots.
  • Trekking poles.
  • Gloves, Hat for cold.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Attack Backpack or Small Backpack.

Includes

  • Transport.
  • Mountain guide.
  • Satellite and Communication phone.
  • First aid kit, Oxygen.
  • Mountain feeding.

Not include

  • Life insurance.
  • Accident insurance (in case of accidents, the transfer will be made to the nearest medical center).

Description

This volcano, along with his neighbor and brother Licancabur, dominate the view that has from San Pedro de Atacama, in the local dialect Kunza, the name means “without a head” and it is the result of a love triangle story between the volcanoes Licancabur , Juriques and the mountain Kimal. It has a crater approximately 1.5 km in diameter.

It is located 50 kilometers west of San Pedro being a border volcano between Bolivia and Chile, the road runs from San Pedro to 2,460 meters above sea level to almost 4,500 meters above sea level, which is the point where the walk starts. The road is in good condition except for the last 5 kilometers where we will need to use a 4 × 4 vehicle.

The ascending route is on the southwest face of the volcano, the slope is 40º degrees and will accompany us all the path from the mountain to the crater, once in the crater, you will need to walk along the edge to reach the highest point located on the east side, being necessary to make a way between the rocks.

Juriques volcano is a mountain where you need acclimatization and physical resistance, the climb takes between 4 to 5 hours and requires experience in hiking on steep terrain.

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Description

This volcano, along with his neighbor and brother Licancabur, dominate the view that has from San Pedro de Atacama, in the local dialect Kunza, the name means “without a head” and it is the result of a love triangle story between the volcanoes Licancabur , Juriques and the mountain Kimal. It has a crater approximately 1.5 km in diameter.

It is located 50 kilometers west of San Pedro being a border volcano between Bolivia and Chile, the road runs from San Pedro to 2,460 meters above sea level to almost 4,500 meters above sea level, which is the point where the walk starts. The road is in good condition except for the last 5 kilometers where we will need to use a 4 × 4 vehicle.

The ascending route is on the southwest face of the volcano, the slope is 40º degrees and will accompany us all the path from the mountain to the crater, once in the crater, you will need to walk along the edge to reach the highest point located on the east side, being necessary to make a way between the rocks.

Juriques volcano is a mountain where you need acclimatization and physical resistance, the climb takes between 4 to 5 hours and requires experience in hiking on steep terrain.

Recommendations

  • Acclimatization in height and talk with the guides before the ascents.
  • Health compatible with physical effort in height.
  • Adapt an itinerary that considers breaks before the ascents to mountains.
  • Good nutrition and hydration.

Equipment

(Depending on the time of year, certain equipment may vary)

  • First, second and third layers.
  • Trekking boots.
  • Trekking poles.
  • Gloves, Hat for cold.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Attack Backpack or Small Backpack.

Includes

  • Transport.
  • Mountain guide.
  • Satellite and Communication phone.
  • First aid kit, Oxygen.
  • Mountain feeding.

Not include

  • Life insurance.
  • Accident insurance (in case of accidents, the transfer will be made to the nearest medical center).
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