The Lascar volcano is located 70 kilometers away from San Pedro de Atacama, 30 kilometers northwest of Talabre, in the region of Antofagasta, in Chile.
It’s maximum height is 5592 meters above sea level. The Lascar is an active volcano, which has an eruptive rate of 5.8 years.
Lascar comes from the Quechua (language family from the central Andes). Lascar means “tong”
Time to the top: 3 to 5 hours depending on the walking rithm.
Vertical ascended distance: 750 meters aprox.
Necessary gear: Warm clothe (gloves, hat, polar jacket, windbreaker, etc), sunglasses, sun protection, trekking boot y trekking canes.
Tips: Take a light breakfast in the morning. Energy food should be taken for the walk.
Approximately expedition time: From 7AM (departure from San Pedro de Atacama) until around 6PM (arrival to San Pedro de Atacama)
– Private transportation (4×4 vehicle).
– Guided trekking (english/spanish).
– Gear and clothe the traveler may not have.
[VIDEO] LASCAR VOLCANO – 5592 MTS – SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA – CHILE
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