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Aucanquilcha volcano climb (Chile: 6.176m/ 20.262ft)

Aucanquilcha volcano climb (Chile: 6.176m/ 20.262ft)

Aucanquilcha volcano climb (Chile: 6.176m/ 20.262ft)

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Object Title: Aucanquilcha volcano climb (Chile: 6.176m/ 20.262ft)

Image Type(s): Ice Climbing, Hiking, Informational, Scenery, Panorama



Created/Edited: Nov 10, 2010 / Aug 4, 2012

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As part of my plans to organize my photos into albums, now I'm doing this album for the Aucanquilcha volcano.

For this climb, I went with my friend Christian from Chile (actually he is argentinian, but lives in Chile for several years now) as my partner. Christian guided me in previous ascents such as Lascar volcano and Toco volcano (Cerro Toco) back in 2009, when I was not so secure climbing alone and in atacama if you don't have a car, you don't climb. Since then we became friends and every time someone asks me for a guide in Atacama desert, he's the one.

This time, we went together more as friends/ partners, because he summited Aucanquilcha 3 times before this one and he lost all of his photos from all 3 climbs! So we made a deal, he'd hold my camera and I'd hold his. That way we could bring home plenty pictures. Great idea! The climb was easy, from 5.150 m. to the summit at 6.176 m. in just 3,5 hours. The views, well, check the photos!

Some videos:

I was the first brazilian ever to summit that mountain. There is no records at all of another brazilian doing it.



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Voted 10/10

... for another super album.
Posted Nov 10, 2010 12:30 pm

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Thank YOU Ojo for the nice comment and YOUR fantastic albums as well!
I'm looking foward to a chance to get back to your country to summit Teide hehehe
Posted Nov 10, 2010 2:44 pm

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