Tag: andes mountains

A Complete Guide to Climbing Aconcagua

A Complete Guide to Climbing Aconcagua

There is a lot to take into consideration when climbing Aconcagua! How much does it…

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El Plomo Mountain- High Altitude, Low Technical Mountain Near Santiago, Chile

El Plomo Mountain- High Altitude, Low Technical Mountain Near Santiago, Chile

The El Plomo mountain (Cerro El Plomo) is a perfect "first" high altitude mountain. It…

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Volcano Climbing: Ojos del Salado Chile & a reflection on not summiting

Volcano Climbing: Ojos del Salado Chile & a reflection on not summiting

Climbing the Volcano Ojos del Salado in Northern Chile is a unique and memorable experience.…

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Volcano Climbing: San Jose Volcano in Cajon del Maipo Chile – A 19,000ft trip to the clouds

Volcano Climbing: San Jose Volcano in Cajon del Maipo Chile – A 19,000ft trip to the clouds

San Jose Volcano is a classic in the central Andes mountains, along with the El…

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High mountains in Chile: Cerro Las Tortolas, my first 6000m / 20,000ft

High mountains in Chile: Cerro Las Tortolas, my first 6000m / 20,000ft

Cerro Las Tortolas, located in Northern Chile in the Andes Mountains on the border of…

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First time Climbing Cerro El Plomo – A Beginner’s Guide to 5424 meters

First time Climbing Cerro El Plomo – A Beginner’s Guide to 5424 meters

For those living in Santiago, Cerro El Plomo is often the first high altitude mountain.…

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My Start to Mountain Climbing – Cerro Minillas

My Start to Mountain Climbing – Cerro Minillas

Cerro Minillas was my first time mountain climbing. With an elevation of 2,467 meters (8,094 feet)…

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Cerro La Campana: A Classic Mountain Near Santiago

Cerro La Campana: A Classic Mountain Near Santiago

Cerro La Campana is one of the tallest peaks in Chile's costal mountain range, just…

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Trekking in Santiago: A Day Trip to Cerro Canoitas

Trekking in Santiago: A Day Trip to Cerro Canoitas

If you're looking to do some trekking in Santiago, and want to avoid the typical…

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Cerro Pintor & La Parva in Farellones: 4000m mountains in Santiago

Cerro Pintor & La Parva in Farellones: 4000m mountains in Santiago

Cerro Pintor and Cerro La Parva in Farellones are the closest 4000 meter (13,000 foot)…

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Santiago Trekking – Cerro Papagayo and its Rocky Summit

Santiago Trekking – Cerro Papagayo and its Rocky Summit

Want to do more Santiago trekking? There are many options around the big city. Cerro…

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Trekking in Cajon de Maipo – Valle de la Engorda & Refugio Plantat

There are so many places for Trekking in Cajon de Maipo, and the Valle de…

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Dabbling in Altitude – Cerro Leonera, A Great First 5000 Meter Mountain

Dabbling in Altitude – Cerro Leonera, A Great First 5000 Meter Mountain

Cerro Leonera is a low technical mountain in Farellones that boasts significant altitude (5000 meters),…

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