Route Climbed: Normal Route (South - West flank) Date Climbed: May 17th, 2005
5-day trek / +1700m for the ascent itself, with a native guide of Guargalla community and his 2 dogs, loose humid weather. The water imbibed volcanic ash was frozen due to cold and was better climbed with crampons !
"After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, which is the most horrible thing in the world."
--Oscar Wilde on Absinthe