Villarica | C'est Notre Monde

Volcán Villarrica

Au sommet de l'un des volcans les plus actifs du Chili !

Alpine Climbing Severe

Distance
6.8 km
Ascent
1.2 km
Descent
1.2 km
Low Point
1.6 km
High Point
2.8 km
Gradient
26˚
Villarica | C'est Notre Monde Map

This is a popular alpine climbing route which is generally considered to be severe. It's very remote, it features unknown exposure and is typically done in an unknown time of year. From a low point of 1.6 km to the maximum altitude of 2.8 km, the route covers 6.8 km, 1236 vertical metres of ascent and 1236 vertical metres of descent. You'll need ice axe, crampons, glacier kit, climbing shoes and wires and friends to complete it safely.

Description

https://www.cnotremonde.com/randonnees/un-petit-detour/volcan-villarrica/

Villarrica est un des volcans les plus actifs du Chili qui s'élève au-dessus du lac Villarrica et de la ville de Pucón. 4 heures de marche sont nécessaires pour atteindre le sommet en activité !

Difficulty

Severe

Steep, sustained and serious terrain on rock/ice. Routes will be long, exposed and possibly committing. D, D+

Remoteness

3 out of 4

Little chance of being seen or helped in case of an accident.

Equipment required

  • Ice axe
  • Crampons
  • Glacier kit
  • Climbing Shoes
  • Wires and Friends