The Tuzgle Volcano is a stratovolcano located in the Puna on the Argentine side. It exceeds 5,000 meters in height and due to its easy access to the base by vehicle, it represents a great possibility for mountaineers who are trying to reach a 5,000-meter summit. The origin of the expedition is the city of Salta and then San Antonio de los Cobres to continue with the acclimatization process.
Sometimes we can join this expedition with the Lullaillaco Volcano (6739 masl), one of the 10 highest mountains in America.
Day 1: Salta (1187 meters). Meeting in the city. Equipment check and presentation of guides. Night in central hostel.
Day 2: Salta / Santa Rosa de Tastil (3100 meters). Vehicle transfer. Night in hostel.
Day 3: Santa Rosa de Tastil / San Antonio de los Cobres (3750 meters). Vehicle transfer. Night in hostel. Acclimatization walks.
Day 4: San Antonio de los Cobres. Brief acclimatization walks around the town and small ascents such as Cerro Terciopelo and Pompeya (4050 masl). Night in Hostel
Day 5: San Antonio de los Cobres / Tuzgle Volcano Base Camp (4450 masl). Transfer to the base camp of the Tuzgle Volcano along Route 40, passing through the famous La Polvorilla Viaduct. Camp.
Day 6: Tuzgle Base Camp / Tuzgle Volcano Summit (5,540 mts.) / San Antonio de los Cobres. Hostel night. We will try to reach the summit of the volcano, we will return to the vehicles and transfer back to San Antonio de los Cobres. Night in Hostel
Day 7: San Antonio de los Cobres / Salta. Transfer back to Salta. End of services.
High mountain expedition with vehicle transfers to the base camp.
In all our expeditions we offer the service of meals IN FULL BOARD PLAN.
It is necessary to complete the personal/medical record to clarify if someone does not eat any type of food.
Overnights are in hostels, in rooms to share throughout the trip, except for the night at the base camp of the Volcano where you will sleep in a tent.
Yes, but you must demonstrate a suitable physical condition.
No, most of it is by vehicle
For any mountain activity you need to have previous physical preparation, or be physically active.
The overnight stay is in hostels in shared rooms, except for the camping night at the base camp.
The tents are included in the service, only for the night at the base camp of the Volcano.
The stops are given with a frequency and graduation according to the intensity. There are stops for lunch, snack, and rest.
20% Up to 5 Kilos: Short excursion walks / Trekking Talampaya
40% Up to 8/10 Kilos: Round-trip trekking / Vallecitos 3 and 4-day programs
60% Up to 12/15 kilos: Crossing trekking with porting / Crossing of the Andes Paso Portillo
80% More than 15/18 kilos: Cross-country trekkings with little or no portage / Trekkings in Patagonia (Paso Vuriloche, PN Lanin or Nahuel Huapi, etc)
100% More than 25 Kilos: With a lot of equipment on top and little or no porting / Continental Ice
20% half a day or less with little unevenness.
40% more sustained slopes and longer days in the activity. 2-3 days / more than 6 hours per day.
60% Long ascents and descents with a longer duration. Ascents to more than 4000 meters in the central mountain range / intense 4-day trekking (Uruguayan plane)
80% Important work of legs in resistance. Very long days. Very long day ascents (Lanin - Domuyo) or more than 5000 meters. Ice courses.
100% Maximum demand. Aerobic work and constant effort on legs. Continental Ice, Aconcagua, mountains of more than 6000 meters.
20% flat land
40% trails with moderate ups and downs. General crossing trekkings . Sierra de la Ventana, Córdoba, Patagonia, Cuyo, north, others. Classic ascents
60% Steeper slopes and trails. Possible use of crampons. Domuyo, Cordón del Plata, Cordillera Central.
80% Mixed terrain, with snow or ice. Alvear, Lanin, Tronador. Bolivia, Peru.
100% Highly technical terrain. Glacial transit and climbing in sections. Hill climbing with sections on slopes of more than 60 ° inclination
20% We will not be much affected.
40% This is a normal level of attention.
60% We require more motivation, enthusiasm and concentration.
80% The activity will require us to be very connected and convinced.
100% Maximum control and emotional-psychological performance.
0% + sea level.
20% Up to 2000 masl.
40% + 2000 masl.
60% + 4000 masl.
80% + 5000 masl.
100% + 6000 masl.
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