San José Volcano

The end of Cajón del Maipo Valley

Santiago, Chile

6 days
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Dates & Prices

Open Expedition: This expedition has pre-established departure dates and you share it with other people, the groups consist of a maximum of 9 climbers plus the guides.

  • Fri 01 Dec / We 06 Dec 2023
  • Sat 08 Feb / Thu 13 Feb 2024
  • Sat 09 Mar / Thu 14 Mar 2024

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

Itinerary and service (per day) San José Volcano Climbing

Includes & Not Includes

Our mountain expeditions in Mt Marmolejo includes the following services:

  • Mountain guide (Spanish / English )
  • Mules to carry the common and personal gear to Base camp
  • Private transportation to climbing areas (4WD or Mini Van)
  • Mountain tents (one each two climbers)
  • Dinner tent (with table and chairs) base camp only
  • 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

  • Personal mountain equipment
  • Hotel night in Santiago
  • 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

Additional information:

  • 1 guide every 3 climbers
  • Satellite phone (fees by minute usage / U$ 6 pm )
  • Porters are available (U$D 90 per day)
  • Climbing permit is free of cost
  • U$ 100 per person if you want single tent, please let us know
  • Weather can get as low as -25ºC (-13ºF) in the area

High Mountain Expedition is NOT responsible for:

  • Personal services (laundry, snacks, beverages, restaurant meals, 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.
  • hotel night in Santiago

Clothing and proper equipment

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
  • 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

  • 1 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
  • Trekking boots (approach)
  • Mountain boots (double or leather boots)

Personal equipment

  • Ice axe (70 cm or longer)
  • Crampones
  • Trekking stick (telescopic)
  • Sleeping bag (Tº -20ºC)
  • Inflatable mattress
  • Expedition backpack (80 liters aprox.)
  • Daypack (40 liters aprox.)
  • Headlamp (and extra batteries)
  • Sunglasses (category 3 or 4)
  • Goggles
  • 2 bottles of water (1 liter each)
  • Thermos flask (1 liter)
  • Sunscreen (SPF 40)
  • 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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