Maipo Volcano 17270 ft

  • 6 days (5 nights)
Difficulty
Challenging
Comfort
Basic
Group size
up to 10 tourists
US$ 890
per tourist for 6 days
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Overview

Get an unforgettable experience from the ascent to the Maipo Volcano (17463 ft = 5323 m). This top offers a great option of non-technical climbs in the Central Andes.

You will see outstanding landscapes and wild area, protected by a State Reserve. Do not miss the opportunity to explore this territories with unique and well-preserved fauna and flora!

Ascent without technical difficulties
Test yourself in a non-technical climbing to a high altitude
Area with a unique fauna
Guanacos, condors, and migratory birds are regular companies in this trip
Amazing views of the Andes
Admire the picturesque landscapes from the altitude of 17463 ft

Route details

Day 1
Meet with the guide in Mendoza

10:00 am Meet with the guide in Mendoza at your hotel. 

Checking of equipment and renting of extra equipment if required.

*Please note - accommodation on this day is not included in the price.

Day 2
From Mendoza to Laguna del Diamante Natural Reserve
Day 3
From Base Camp to Camp I
Day 4
From Camp I to Camp II
Day 5
Summit day
Day 6
Way back
Difficulty
Challenging
Tour provider's comments

It is imperative that everyone joining a mountaineering expedition be in a high standard of physical fitness when the expedition begins. You are recommended to do some conditioning. Be sure that a good physical preparation and training will increase chances to get the top.

Photo Federico Z.
Federico Z. is the provider of this trip
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Federico is an outdoor lover with plenty of adventures in The Andes. Specialized in the tour logistics and Organization of Expeditions and Treks in the Central Andes, Patagonia, Peru, Bolivia, and French Alps.

Accommodation

Comfort
Basic
Tent
4 nights

We wil stay in сamps for 4 nights (brand new the North Face V25 tents, light on each tent with a USB charger, common tent the North Face dome for 6 and 8 ppl, solar panels).

4 nights
The North Face V25 tents

Tour conditions

Included

  • roundtrip transfer from your hotel in the town of Mendoza;
  • all meals except in Mendoza;
  • bilingual guides;
  • radio communication;
  • all shared equipment for the expedition (tents, stoves, etc.).

Payable separately

  • permit fee;
  • personal items (e.g. hygiene items, clothes, etc.);
  • personal porter;
  • phone communications and items of a personal nature;
  • insurance liability;
  • ground or air evacuations;
  • hospitalization or medication of any kind;
  • hotel accommodation in Mendoza on the 1st day;
  • any expenses due to last-minute cancellations or delays;
  • additional costs due to any change in the activity requested by the client;
  • any other service not mentioned on this condition sheet.

Travel recommendations

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

Upper body
• 2 Upper body base layers, polypropylene or capeline
• 1 Long sleeve shirt
• 1 Fleece jacket
• 1 Windproof Gore-tex jacket (must have a hood)
• 1 Down jacket (hood recommended)

Lower body
• 1 Lower body base layer (thermal underwear or similar)
• 1 Pair of trekking pants
• 1 Pair of Windproof GoreTex pants (we recommend side zippers)

Hands
• 1 Pair of liner gloves
• 1 Pair of fleece or wool gloves

Head
• 1 hat or cap with wide brim for sun protection
• 1 Fleece hat or balaclava

Footwear
• 1 Pair of trekking boots (we recommend Gore-Tex models)
• 1 Pair of gaiters

Feet
• 2 Pairs of lightweight socks
• 2 Pairs of heavyweight socks

Eyes
• 1 Pair of glacier glasses with side protection (100% UV)

Others
• 1 Headlamp
• 1 Sleeping bag (suitable down to -20ºC / -4ºF)
• 1 Pair of hiking poles
• Mattress
• Cooking Utensils
• Sunscreen and lip protection (SPF 40)
• 2 Water bottles
• 1 Thermos flask

Backpack
• Large backpack (25 l),gear bag or 90l backpack.

Personal
• Camera, video camera, extra batteries
• Personal first-aid kit
• 1 Pee bottle
• Personal hygiene kit
• 6 Batteries for a headlamp or other

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