Lonquimay

Elevation (feet): 9,482
Elevation (meters): 2,890
Continent: South America
Country: Chile
Range/Region: Central Argentina-Chile
Latitude: -38.380502
Longitude: -71.586766
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Nearest major airport: Temuco
Convenient Center: Curacautin

Thanks to E.Schuster and Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

Desde el pueblo de Malalcahuello, seguir el camino hacia el centro de ski del Lonquimay. Desde este son unas 4 - 5 horas a la cumbre.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 6 trip reports for Lonquimay.

Select any entry from the list below:

  • Log #21443 - by Kyle on Sep 18, 2008
    I was alone on the mountain, except for a few skiers at the resort down below. A nice hike, ~4 hour route up affords a great view of Llaima and other volcanoes in the area.
  • Log #16589 - by Earl Redman on Sep 04, 2004
    Bill Zentner and I made an enjoyable ascent of Lonquimay from the east in January of 1993. Steep near the top with fun gravel. Had two condors circle just 100 feet above us during a lunch break....
  • Log #16590 - by Cristian Barrios Cepeda on Sep 30, 2003
    llegamos a la cumbre despues de unas 5 horas de marcha. en los ultimos 300 metros habia una capa de hielo, lo que hacia que el avance fuera con mucho cuidado. aparte de eso, al interior del crater...
  • Log #16591 - by Felipe Reinike on May 09, 2003
    hermoso volcán cercano a temuco,no presenta gran dificultad técnica.El crater es muy grande y en ivierno,primavera o otoño su crater está cubierto de nieve haciendolo muy bonito.
  • Log #16592 - by Roland Haas on Dec 01, 2002
    By Car right to the snow. Nobody else there. The mountain appears closer than it is... it's a long way.
  • Log #16593 - by Manuel Barrada on June 29, 2001
    I did it second week june 2001. Still a lot of snow this season, very windy in the summitWe summit by the north face. Too much snow, dangerous sheraks, very big crevases, difficult to avoid crevasses...