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Volcan Miscanti and Volcan Miniques

Postby cestydonebe » Thu Nov 15, 2007 4:22 pm

Hello,
We looking for informationes about Volcan Miscanti and Volcan Miniques. Maps, guides book, descriptions ways of climb, etc. Thank you very much if you have same things about those volcanes.
Fanda
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Miscanti & Miniques

Postby gnome » Sun Jan 20, 2008 6:22 pm

Hi,
You can drive to laguna Miscanti from San Pedro in few hours on good paved road and then on good trail. You don't need a 4WD unless it snows. A your arrival at the rangers' hut at the laguna, you have to register and to pay an entrance fee (quite cheap). You'll find a very comfortable and clean refuge if you want to stay under a roof (with warm water !!). Miscanti is considered as a sacred mountain and is therefore not allowed to be climbed. Miscanti is a nice summit seen from far but nothing more than a big pile of rock ! When I was there, I took the wrong way (left of the mountains) and had to climb 8 hours in steep and unstable plate like shaped rocks. The right way is : when you leave the laguna, go a little bit on the right of the mountain, even if it seems a bit steep. The higher summit it the one on the back. If you need some detailed photographs, you can contact me.
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Re: Volcan Miscanti and Volcan Miniques

Postby leth.camilla@gmail.com » Sun Sep 15, 2013 7:26 pm

Hi,

Do you know how to book the refuge at Miscanti? I found some information on this link - http://conaf.cl/parques/ficha-reserva_n ... cos-4.html but it does not actually tell me how to make a reservation (I know very limited spanish though).

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