LA PALOMA GLACIER | YERBA LOCA PARK
Yerba Loca Nature Sanctuary
2 DAYS / 1 NIGHT MOUNTAIN EXCURSION
This Protected area characterized by the high snow-capped peaks of the Andes and her innumerable ravines that shelter Andean flora and fauna. Also, it houses in its bowels beautiful glaciers, especially important for the proximity and easy access from Santiago.
At 19 kilometers from the entrance of the Yerba Loca park, we can find the famous La Paloma Glacier. It is a middle difficulty trek, you just need an acceptable physical condition, which at an average speed we can reach our place of camping (La Lata) in 4 hours. Next day, we have to walk other 2 hours to get to the viewpoint of the La Paloma glacier.
TRANSFER TIME: 1 h.
ACTIVITY DURATION: 6 h until the glacier.
THE TOUR INCLUDES:
pick up and drop off in Santiago
professional bilingual guide
radios handy UHF
MUST BRING (we also have to rent):
backpack (min 60 lts)
RECOMMENDATIONS: Comfortable mountain shoes, technical mountain clothing, sun hat (preferably hat with wings), backpack, sunglasses and sunscreen, lip balm, bottle for water.
SEASON: All year long. on winter might be snow, so special
equipment must be used.
We also offer the possibility of doing it on horseback ASK HERE!
PRICES FOR TWO DAYS PRIVATE TRIP:
1 person: US $ 485