Andes Lookout: Hiking - Half Day - Hard
Santiago is surrounded by hundreds of summits which allows outdoors sports activities year round. Take a challenging hiking to one of the most great summits close to the city. Mount Alto del Naranjo of 6200 ft, will give you a new air to your day. You will see amazing views to the high peaks of the Central Andes, like Mount Plomo of 18.000 ft and the huge Iver Glacier. At the other side (west) you'll discover terrific views of Santiago City at one thousand meters lower you.
Highlights: great views of the city and the Andes Range / Sclerophyllous forest / 40 minutes from Providencia /challenging trip
Options: choose morning, afternoon versions or a night hiking version with amazing views of the city lights of six million people.
2,5 hours of ascent, 1,5 hours descent.
40 min from Providencia.
Distance: 4.8 miles round trip / Ramp: 2600 ft. / Maximun Altitude: 6200 ft
Age of participants must be between 14 and 60 years old. Physical and medical condition must be compatible with activity (When in doubt, please ask).
The times on the itinerary below are an approximation of the schedule. These times could vary depending on weather and the speed of your group. A more accurate pick -up time will delivered once we receive your pick -up address obtained through the booking process.
8:00 Meeting Point (your hotel or other point). Exact pick up time will be delivered by email.
8:40 Hiking starts gaining good altitude.
9:40 The path starts following the edge. Great views to east and west.
11:10 Arrival to the summit. Amazing views of Andes Range, and Mount Plomo
13:00 Back in the starting point.
13:40 Back in your hotel
Warning: This activity could include hiking in irregular terrain, sudden changes of weather, walk under strong sun.
- Private transportation.
- Guides: 1 each 4 clients
- Hiking poles
- Snack (isotonic juice and granola bars)
- Access to private trail
- First aid kit
- VHF Radio and Satelital Phone
What's not included
- Personal Clothing (check "Gear")
- Small backpack (rent available)
- Personal Insurance
What to bring:
- Small backpack. If you don't have, we can rent you one. (10 USD)
- First layer or sport t-shirt
- Polar Fleece or similar
- Wind jacket
- Hiking pants or similar comfortable to walk/ shorts (ask for the weather the day before)
- Hiking shoes
- Sun glasses
- Sun hat/ lipbalm
- Summer gear
- Down or puffy Jacket
- First layer upper and lower body
- Liner gloves
- Wool hat
- Balaclava/ Neck gator