Ojos del Salado 9 days

Ojos del Salado 9 Days

The Tallest Volcano in the World


Location:
Copiapo, Chile

Height:
6893
Length:
9 days
Reviews (4):

Dates and Prices for Ojos del Salado 9 days.

Open Expedition: 

This expedition has pre-established departure dates and you share it with other people, the groups consist of a maximum of 12 climbers plus the guides. 

Departures, season 2019/2020  

  • Oct 17 – Oct 26, 2019
  • Oct 31 – Nov 9, 2019
  • Nov 14 – Nov 23, 2019
  • Nov 28 – Dec 7, 2019 
  • Dec 05 – Dec 14, 2019
  • Dec 12 – Dec 21, 2019  
  • Dec 19 – Dec 28, 2019
  • Dec 26, 2019 – Jan 04, 2020
  • Jan 02, 2019 – Jan 11, 2020
  • Jan 16 – Jan 25, 2020
  • Jan 23 – Feb 01, 2020
  • Jan 30 – Feb 08, 2020
  • Feb 06 – Feb 15, 2020
  • Feb 13 – Feb 22, 2020
  • Feb 20 – Feb 29, 2020
  • Feb 27 – Mar 07, 2020
  • Mar 12 – Mar 21, 2020
  • Mar 26 – Apr 04, 2020

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

Itinerary and services (per day)

Includes

The Ojos del Salado 9 days expedition include the following services:

  • Mountain guide (Spanish / English )
  • Private transportation to climbing areas (4WD)
  • Transfer airport – hotel and hotel – airport
  • 1 hotel nights in (Copiapó)
  • Mountain tents (each one is for 2 persons)
  • Dinner tent (with table and chairs)
  • Cooking kit
  • All meals within the expedition (Breakfast, box lunch, diner)
  • Professional first aids kit
  • Mat
  • Heart rate monitor and oximeter
  • VHF Radio
  • Satellite radio
  • All group equipment; rope, high altitude tent, stove, GPS, etc.

 Our services don’t include

  • 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, etc.)
  • International and national flights and boarding fees.
  • Climbing permit USD 200 “from the last two years this payment are not required”

Additional information:

  • 1 guide every 3 passengers
  • Satellite phone (fees by minute usage – U$ 6/m)
  • 2 persons per hotel room.
  • U$ 300 per person if you want single room, please let us know
  • U$ 100 per person if you want single tent, please let us know
  • Hotel lodging includes *Breakfast (see itinerary)
  • Dirección de Límites y Fronteras del Estado, permit is free of charge
  • Climbing permit USD 200 per person, cancel
  • We recommend you travel with small bills
  • 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

In order to avoid any injury we strongly recommend to all the expedition members to have the mountain equipment described below. Each piece of the equipment will help us on the summit day, which may be terribly cold (even -25ºC /-13ºF). The proper equipment is crucial to achieve our goal.

Upper body parts

  • Sun hat
  • Wool hat
  • Balaclava / ski mask
  • 2 or 3 long sleeve polypropylene shirts or similar
  • Polar windstopper, soft-shell or similar
  • Waterproof jacket (Gore Tex, Triple Point, or similar)
  • Down feather parka with hood
  • Polypropylene gloves
  • Waterproof gloves
  • Down feather mittens ( -25 ºC / -13ºF)

Down body parts

  • 1 polypropylene long underwear (or similar)
  • 2 trekking pants
  • Windproof pants (Gore Tex, Triple Point, or similar)
  • 2 or 3 pairs thin socks (Liners)
  • 2 or 3 pairs of thermal socks
  • Gaiters
  • Trekking boots (approach)
  • Mountain boots (double plastic or leather boots)

Personal equipment

  • Trekking stick (telescopic)
  • Sleeping bag (Tº lower than -20ºC)
  • Inflatable and foam mattress
  • Expedition duffel or backpack (100 liters aprox.)
  • 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 40)
  • Lips sunscreen (SPF 30) (Blistex)
  • Whistle, emergency mirror and pocket knife
  • Toiletries
  • Digital camera, book, mp3, Binoculars. [optional]
  • Personal repair kit

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July 2021
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