Glaciological tour - Huilo Huilo

Glaciological tour

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If you want to combine mountaineering and science, this activity is perfect for you. Our guides will provide you with the necessary technical equipment to climb the millennial glacier located in the plateau of the Mocho Choshuenco Volcano. At 1,980 meters high, strung and with crampons, you will learn how the glaciers and volcanoes of the area behave and you will visit the various monitoring stations to find out how much the volcano’s ice has grown or decreased or how the albedo of snow has changed due to the deposits of particulate matter that come from nearby cities. This adventure is suitable for beginners as well as for mountain experts.

ABOUT THIS ACTIVITY
  • Season: summer – autumn
  • Duration: 1.5 hrs.
  • Difficulty: medium
  • Distance: 2.5 kms.
  • Clothing: Mountain boots, sunglasses, layers of warm clothing and mountain gloves.

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This fantastic adventure invites you to get to know the glaciological history of the mountain and admire the amazing views offered by the plateau of the Choshuenco Mocho.

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