With 6891 meters altitude, Ojos del Salado is the highest volcano on the planet, and the second mountain, the height, in America after Aconcagua - 6962m .. This volcano is located in South America, as a natural border between Chile and Argentina, in the heart of the Atacama desert, one of the most arid parts of the world, Los Andes Mountains Range and is surrounded by salt water lagoons and volcanic mountains over 6000m. World record flows Crina Coco Popescu is owned by the 28 December 2008 becomes, at 13 years and 25 days, the youngest climber Ojos del Salado in the world, an expedition organized by Extreme - Travel Club Mountain Altitude.
Itinerary: city of Copiapo - Santa Rosa Laguna 3780 m - 4530m refuge Claudio Lucero., visit the Laguna Verde, 4.340 m. - Atacama 5.350m camp - 5837 m. Tejos Refuge - Ojos of Salado 6962m peak.
Route description: Known as the Chilean route, the route on the north side is the Ojos del Salado used in ascent. Base camp of this route is located 5.350m Atacama Refuge 22 km from Claudio Lucero 4530m, located on the route which crosses the Atacama desert in Argentina through Paso and go to San Francisco. On this route are camps at 5.350m (Atacama) and 5837 m (Tejos, where is the refuge). Peak day begins at 3 am and after 7-9 hours to reach the top, descend to 5837 m. Refuge Tejos lasting 3-4 hours. THE TRIP:
- Day1: Arrival at Copiapo, Copiapo airport bus or Sao Caldera. Transfer hotel, checking equipment, buying food, water, etc.., Dinner. - Day 2: Breakfast, transfer lagoon 3780 m. Santa Rosa settlement or installed in the refuge camp, lunch, tour of acclimatization, dinner. - Day 3 Breakfast, the Siete Hermanos acclimatization tour 4780 m, dinner. -Day 4 Breakfast, baggage loading, transfer Refuge Claudio Lucero 4530m., Installed in the refuge, lunch, tour of acclimatization, dinner. -Day 5: Acclimatization day - Breakfast, visit to Laguna Verde, Ascension up to 5000m on Muertas Mulas, dinner and slept at the shelter -Day 6: IC breakfast, loaded luggage, transfer to camp Atacama, installation, breakfast, tour of acclimatization 3:00. -Day 7 Acclimatization day - breakfast, climb the ref. Tehos, lunch, remained until the afternoon, down in the Atacama Camp, dinner. -Day 8 Breakfast, up to ref. Tehos 5837 m, installed in retreat, lunch, tour of acclimatization, dinner. -Day 9 Peak day - wake up at 2 am, breakfast, start at 3 am and after 7-9 hours to reach the top, descend to 5837 m. Refuge Tejos lasting 3-4 hours, lowering the Atacama, -Day 10: Reserve day or second time trial of the tip remains in ref. Tehos, Atacama rest of the team stand at the camp. -Day 11: Breakfast, baggage loading, transfer Copiapo, lunch, shopping, Caldera transfer, accommodation, dinner. -Day 12 Breakfast, beach, bathing in the ocean at Bahia Inglese, breakfast, return to Caldera, dinner. -Day 13: Breakfast, transfer Copiapo, accommodation, lunch, short visit, souvenirs, dinner. -Day 14: Breakfast, transfer to airport or bus terminal in Copiapo. Return Home.
The price includes: -Transport Copiapo - Refuge Claudio Lucero - Atacama camp and back -Accommodation with breakfast at the hotel in Copiapo -Permit Ojos del Salado elevator -Food, water, gas for cooking these days on the mountain - Camping equipment (tent, sleeping pad, sleeping bag, stove, dishes, cutlery) -Altitude Mountain Club guide - Extreme Travel throughout expedition
Price does not include: -Transport Romania - Copiapo and back -Individual equipment Additional costs incurred by the interruption, participation in the expedition -Health insurance -Personal expenses (visa, drinks, clothes, telephone, internet)