El Roble Mountain


El Roble Mountain El Roble Mountain

    Sanctuary of the nature since July 27th of 2.000

    Natural view point from where you will watch the Pacific Ocean and Mt. Aconcagua, the highest mountain of America.

    White oak grove (Nothofagus macrocarpa) which turns red during autumn.

Tour fee: U$0 p/p

(2 days in advance.)



Relevant Information

LOCATION Til-til. Chacabuco, Metropolitan region.
ALTITUDE 7.290 feet / 2.222 meters a.s.l.
ELEVATION GAIN 3.018 feet / 920 meters
LENGTH 10 hours – from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
DISTANCE 12.18 miles / 19.6 kilometers, round trip
HIKING TIME 6 hours
SEASON Year round
NUMBER OF PAX Minimum 2 - Maximum 6
RESTRICTIONS Good health, no knee injuries, over 10 years old.
PREVIUS EXPERIENCE Not necessary
DIFFICULTY LEVEL Medium
TRANSPORTATION SUV or car.
METEOROLOGICAL CONDITION Mediterranean weather, rains from May to August, around 500 mm.

Til-til. Chacabuco, Metropolitan region.

Once you arrive in the park you will explore the mountain full of native flora. Birds and reptiles watching, eventually foxes and rodents. Hike from the main entrance to the top, by a vehicle road, from where you will be able to watch the Pacific Ocean and Los Andes mountain range. Autumn is the best season of the year to visit this sanctuary because oaks turn to red.
Hiking (or comfortable) shoes, backpack, long sleeve shirt, light fleece or sweater, sun screen, jockey or hat, sunglasses and camera. Spare T-shirt. Pant or short. Fall-winter: Hiking shoes, waterproof/warm jacket, beanie and gloves.
Round trip transportation Viña del Mar - Park
All way guide – English spoken
First aids kit
Park fee
Hydration – You must carry on 2 liters
Lunch box
Hiking poles
Insurance
Tips
The SUV departs from Viña del Mar (4 norte /Av. Libertad) at 8:00 am.
Pick up (and drop off) is available from any hotel in Valparaíso, Viña del Mar Reñaca or Concón, between 7:15 - 8:00 am.

Pick up and drop off fee per person

Reñaca: U$10
Viña del Mar: U$5
Valparaíso or Concón: U$15
Around at 4:30 pm. A stop, if everybody agrees, is made for a beer, juice or lunch (not included) in a Chilean Food restaurant. After that we go back to the hotel or meeting point. Way back there can be traffic delays, so please note this.
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