The southern 6000

Santiago, Chile

8 days
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Dates and Prices

Open Expedition: 

This expedition has pre-established departure dates and you share it with other people, the groups consist of a maximum of 6 climbers plus the guides.


  • Sun 17 Dec  / Sun 24 Dec 2023
  • Sat 24 Feb / Sat 02 Mar 2024

Private Service: You choose the best convenience date for you and your group. Price depending on number of people booked.

Full Itinerary per day


Our Marmolejo expeditions include the following services:

  • 1 refuge night in Baños Morales
  • Mountain guide (Spanish / English )
  • Mules to carry the common and personal gear
  • Private transportation to climbing areas (4WD or Mini Van)
  • Mountain tents (one each two climbers)
  • Dinner tent (with table and chairs) base camp only, min 2 climbers
  • Cooking kit
  • foam mattress
  • All meals within the expedition (Breakfast, box lunch, diner)
  • Professional first aids kit
  • Heart rate monitor and oximeter
  • VHF Radio
  • Satellite radio
  • All group equipment; rope, ice-screw, compass, stove, GPS, etc.

Our services don’t include

    • Hotel night in Santiago
    • Personal mountain equipment
    • Traveling and rescue insurances. We strongly recommend you to get them
    • Any other service which wasn’t mentioned above. (restaurant meals, beverages, tips, laundry, etc.)
    • International and national flights and boarding fees

More Info

Relevant information for the Marmolejo expedition


Additional information:

    • 1 guide every 3 climbers
    • Satellite phone (fees by minute usage / U$ 6 p/m )
    • U$ 100 per person if you want single tent, please let us know
    • Porters are available (U$D 90 per day)
    • Porters should be stay every day of the expedition with us
    • Total porters days = 8 days /(U$D 720)
    • Porters carry max 25 kilos
    • Climbing permit are free of cost
    • Weather can get as low as -25ºC (-13ºF) in the area

High Mountain Expedition is NOT responsible for:

    • Personal services (laundry, snacks, beverages, tips, etc.)
    • Personal mountain equipment
    • Expenses in case of rescue or early departure from the expedition.
    • Delays caused by your flight or any transportation issue which you are responsible for.
    • Weather changes which may affect the expedition.

Gear List for Marmolejo Climbing Expedition

In order to avoid any injury we strongly recommend to all the expedition members to have the mountain equipment described below.

Upper body parts

    • Sun hat
    • Wool hat
    • Balaclava / ski mask
    • 2 long sleeve polypropylene shirts (or similar)
    • fleece windstopper (or similar)
    • 1 waterproof jacket (Gore Tex, Triple Point, or similar)
    • Down feather parka with hood
    • Polypropylene gloves
    • Waterproof gloves
    • Down feather mittens (Tº -20 or lower)

Down body parts

    • 2 polypropylene long underwear (or similar)
    • 1 trekking pants
    • 1 windproof pants (Gore Tex, Triple Point, or similar)
    • 2 pairs thin socks (Liners)
    • 2 pairs of thermal socks
    • Gaiters
    • Sandals
    • Trekking boots (approach)
    • Mountain boots (double plastic or leather boots)

Personal equipment

    • Ice axe (70 cm or longer)
    • Crampones
    • 2 carabineers
    • 1 harness
    • 2 prusik cord
    • Trekking stick (telescopic)
    • Sleeping bag (Tº -15ºC)
    • Inflatable mattress
    • Expedition backpack (80 liters)
    • Daypack (40 liters)
    • Headlamp (and extra batteries)
    • Sunglasses (category 3 or 4)
    • Goggles
    • 2 bottles of water (1 liter each)
    • Thermos flask (1 liter)
    • Sunscreen (SPF 50)
    • Lips sunscreen (SPF 30) (Blistex)
    • Whistle, emergency mirror, and pocket knife
    • Toiletries
    • Digital camera, a book, mp3, Binoculars. [optional]
    • Personal repair kit


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