Lascar Volcano

(5.592m / 18.346ft)
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Lascar Volcano

(5.592m / 18.346ft)

Duration: 1 day

  • SLOPE: Approximate 700 mts.
  • TECHNICAL DIFFICULTY: Easy.
  • PHYSICAL DIFFICULTY: Easy – medium.
  • PATH: 2.500 meters to the summit.
  • RISE TIME: 2 to 3 hrs.
  • TIME LEFT:45 minutes – 1 hr.
  • DEPARTURE TIME FROM SPA: 6am.
  • ARRIVAL TIME TO SPA: 3 – 4pm approx.

Duration: 1 day

  • SLOPE: Approximate 700 mts.
  • TECHNICAL DIFFICULTY: Easy.
  • PHYSICAL DIFFICULTY: Easy – medium.
  • PATH: 2.500 meters to the summit.
  • RISE TIME: 2 to 3 hrs.
  • TIME LEFT:45 minutes – 1 hr.
  • DEPARTURE TIME FROM SPA: 6am.
  • ARRIVAL TIME TO SPA: 3 – 4pm 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

It is the most active volcano in northern Chile, with an approximate record of 30 eruptions since the 19th century until the present days. It is a stratovolcano with 6 craters, with the central crater emitting large amounts of smoke that are possible to visualize almost every day.

The regular route to climb the volcano its situated 110 km southeast of San Pedro de Atacama, along the path that crosses the beautiful Lagoa Legía, located at 4,300 meters altitude, depending on the time of the year as the spring and summer, is inhabited by James Flamingos birds and also other birds.

ITINERARY
From the hotel to the base of the volcano (4.900mts), takes about 2 and a half hour by road. The ascent is through a well marked trail and when it gets 2 and a half kilometers from the main crater of the volcano (5,492m), do you can choose which one of the tops for climb by an alley of about 400 meters, which reaches 5,592 meters altitude.

The average climb time, depending on the physical conditions of each person, it takes about 2 at 3 hours.

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Description

It is the most active volcano in northern Chile, with an approximate record of 30 eruptions since the 19th century until the present days. It is a stratovolcano with 6 craters, with the central crater emitting large amounts of smoke that are possible to visualize almost every day.

The regular route to climb the volcano its situated 110 km southeast of San Pedro de Atacama, along the path that crosses the beautiful Lagoa Legía, located at 4,300 meters altitude, depending on the time of the year as the spring and summer, is inhabited by James Flamingos birds and also other birds.

ITINERARY
From the hotel to the base of the volcano (4.900mts), takes about 2 and a half hour by road. The ascent is through a well marked trail and when it gets 2 and a half kilometers from the main crater of the volcano (5,492m), do you can choose which one of the tops for climb by an alley of about 400 meters, which reaches 5,592 meters altitude.

The average climb time, depending on the physical conditions of each person, it takes about 2 at 3 hours.

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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