Summited with Fabrice. Beautiful surroudings, easy walk to the craters and... a great roasted chicken for dinner in the tent ! If it doesn't snow, you can go there from San Pedro or Calama with a regular car (2 WD).
"As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life - so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls."