Patagonian Ski Adventure

A trip for the ultimate thrill-seeker; you'll ski down 7 volcanoes (some of them active) in 10 days, stay in cosy mountain lodges and bathe in thermal springs on the way. You'll also have spectacular views of the lakes in this region and the price also includes 1 night at a hotel in Santiago. A trip for the ultimate thrill-seeker; you'll ski down 7 volcanoes (some of them active) in 10 days, stay in cosy mountain lodges and bathe in thermal springs on the way. Read more...

11 Days


Patagonian Ski Adventure - 11 - $3,950

Operator's Itinerary

Day 1: 

Arrival at Santiago. We will pick you up at Santiago airport or from your hotel and drive to Los Angeles. We will make a brief stop at Salto del Laja for lunch (not included). Afterwards, we'll continue driving to Antuco.

Day 2:

Antuco Volcano (2985m.) Total ascent from ski area 1490m. Ascent by South-East side. Descend by north side. Short drive to Antuco ski area. Randonee Antuco volcano. As we go uphill we get a great view of Lago Laja (Laja lake). Ski down and return to our cabin in Antucalhue, pick up our things and drive to Lonquimay. Dinner.

Day 3:

Lonquimay Volcano (2800m) Total ascent from ski area 1200m. Short drive to Corralco ski area. Climb Lonquimay volcano, total ascent gain 1200m. Have our first great panoramic view of the Chilean Lake District, Tolhuaca volcano, Llaima and more. Amazing downhill skiing in a wide area of this volcano. Back to our mountain refuge. Visit spa Malalcahuello with a hot spring to enjoy relaxing in hot thermal water. Dinner.

Day 4:

Llaima Volcano (3100m.) Total ascent gain 1700m. Ascent by north side. Descend via west side. Breakfast in the morning. Early drive to Laguna Captren at Congullio Park. From here we start our ski up to Llaima Summit crater. It's a long traverse, but even if we do not have enough time to reach this summit, Llaima offers us a great ski down. Downhill on west side of the volcano towards Araucarias Saki area. Arrival at our refuge. Dinner.

Day 5:

Llaima - Pucon. Breakfast. Transfer to village of Pucon. Lodging in a hostel in town.

Day 6:

Villarrica Volcan (2840m.) Total ascent gain from ski area 1600m. Ascent by north side. Descend by south-east side. (hot spring) Breakfast in the morning. Arrival at ski area of this volcano with a great view of Villarrica lake. We will go uphill until we reach the crater of this active volcano at 2840m. From here it's possible to see lava flowing into the crater. After that, perfect ski downhill until Geometricas hot spring. By this route we need to walk for 40 minutes through a forest before arriving at the hot spring. Rest at thermal spring and drive to Panguipulli Lake. Hotel.

Day 7:

Ascent volc?n Mocho. Total ascent: 1000m. Ascend by east side. Descend by west side. Breakfast. Transfer to Huilo Huilo. From here we will start our ski towards the summit at 2400m. Ski down with the panguipulli lake in front of us. Back to Panguipulli. Rest and dinner.

Day 8:

Panguipulli - Osorno. Transfer from Panguipulli to Osorno refuge. Rest and dinner.

Day 9:

Osorno Volcano (2660m.). Total ascent 1700m. Breakfast. Before sunset, we leave the refugio and start our climb. This is the most technical volcano of the whole trip, most probably we will need to use our ski crampons from half way up until we reach the top of the volcano. During the last section we need to climb without skiis and with boots/crampons. Our guide will fix a rope for this last section until arrive at this snow covered crater. Descend by the same face of this volcano until we reach the refuge. Transfer to Puerto Varas.

Day 10:

Drive back to Santiago. Drive to Santiago. Hotel.

Day 11:

Santiago airport. Drive to Santiago airport.

Prices, Departures and Inclusions

Price from USD $3,950 per person.

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