Lonquimay

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.

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)

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...