|Nearest major airport:||Calama|
|Convenient Center:||San Pedro de Atacama|
This active strato volcano had its largest historical eruption in April 1994, producing plinian columns 22km high above the crater. The track south of Toconao village, heading to Laguna Lejia and Argentina, climbs up to 4500m and passes very close to Lascar's black west side. Several travel agencies in San Pedro de Atacama can organize the ascent.
NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
There are 2 trip reports for Lascar.
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- Log #13711 - by Bernard Tobin on May 01, 2004Conditions almost ideal, fine clear day -5C but very windy at top we couldn't stand up unaided, 50 -60 kph ?
- Log #13712 - by Tobias Mannheimer on Oct 14, 2003Only active vulcano in the Atacama desert, smells very bad... Got a good portion of altitude sickness (the smell didn't make it any better); on the Chilean maps it's marked as around 5,200m, but it's...