Lascar Volcano & San Pedro

Lascar Volcano & San Pedro

The most active volcano in the Andes northern range in Chile


Location:
San Pedro de Atacama

Height:
6739M
Length:
9 days
Reviews (4):

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.

 

Price are based on 2 climbers Private Service: You choose the best convenience date for you and your group. Price depending on number of people booked.

Our mountain expeditions include the following services:

  • Mountain guide (Spanish / English )
  • Private transportation to climbing areas (4WD or Mini Van)
  • 3 hostel nights in San Pedro de Atacama
  • Mountain tents (one each two climbers)
  • Cooking kit
  • foam mattress
  • All meals within the expedition (see itinerary)
  • Professional first aids kit
  • Heart rate monitor and oximeter
  • VHF Radio
  • Satellite radio
  • All group equipment; rope, ice-screw, compass, stove, GPS, etc.
  • Airport transfer (IN)
  • Entrance to Valle de la Luna
  • Entrance to Geyser del Tatio
  • Entrance to Salar de Atacama
  • Entrance to Lagunas Altiplanicas

Our services don’t include

  • Personal mountain equipment
  • meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • 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


Additional information:

  • 1 guide every 4 climbers
  • Satellite phone (fees by minute usage / U$ 6 p/m )
  • 2 climbers per hostel room
  • Hotel night includes *Breakfast (see itinerary)
  • 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.

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
  • 1 long sleeve polypropylene shirts (or similar)
  • fleece windstopper (or similar)
  • 1 waterproof jacket (Gore Tex, Triple Point, or similar)
  • Down feather parka with hood (winter time strongly recomended)
  • Polypropylene gloves
  • Waterproof gloves
  • Down feather mittens (Tº -20 or lower) (winter time strongly recomended)

Down body parts

  • 1 polypropylene long underwear (or similar)
  • 1 trekking pants
  • 1 windproof pants (Gore Tex, Triple Point, or similar), (winter time strongly recomended)
  • 2 pairs thin socks (Liners)
  • 2 pairs of thermal socks
  • Trekking boots (approach)
  • Mountain boots (winter time strongly recomended)

Personal equipment

  • Trekking stick (telescopic)
  • Sleeping bag (Tº -15ºC)
  • Inflatable mattress
  • Expedition backpack or duffel (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

Fixed Departures

April
llullaillaco
May
Sajama
June
Tocllaraju
Quitaraju
Alpamayo
July 2021
Llullaillaco11/07/2021

Testimonies

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