Remote area immersed in the Andes Mountains, Altobiobio sector, Araucania. Backcountry, ski and randonee spot, with skiing on steep or wooded terrain with moderate to high slopes.

Statistics

7 - 8

hrs

1,668

m

1,627

m

39

max┬░

Difficulty

FATMAP difficulty grade

Moderate

Description

From Lonquimay, take the R-791 road (33 km.

Approx.) towards the Ranquil-Pelehue junction (R-797, 22 km approx.) until you reach the red barn that marks the beginning of the route (55 km.

Approx.). Sking up the following trail that go into the Ranqui-Pelehue valley and then follow the West ridge to the top. This area shows multiple descent options from exposed rocky slopes to softer south-facing forest.

The descent through the forest is a good option to find steep and gentle slopes.

This route requires technical experience in both skinning and descent.