Mocoén Mountain


Mocoén Mountain Mocoén Mountain

    An icon of Los Andes City
    A great view point of Los Andes mountain range
    Mt. Aconcagua
    High probabilities to watch the condor, the biggest flying bird of the world

Tour fee: U$112.24 p/p

(at least 2 days in advance)



Relevant Information

LOCATION Los Andes foothill mountain range. Los Andes.
ALTITUDE 8.832 feet / 2.692 meters a.s.l.
ELEVATION GAIN 4.888 feet / 1.490 meters
LENGTH 14 hours – from 6:00am to 8:00 pm
DISTANCE 9.32 miles / 15 kilometers, round trip
HIKING TIME 8 hours
SEASON Year round
NUMBER OF PAX Minimum 3 - Maximum 6
RESTRICTIONS Good health, no knee injuries, over 14 years old.
PREVIUS EXPERIENCE Desirable. Not necessary. Excellent physical condition.
DIFFICULTY LEVEL Medium-high
TRANSPORTATION SUV, pick-up truck or car.
METEOROLOGICAL CONDITION Mediterranean weather with a long dry season. Average temperature 60.26 °F. Rains from May to August that can get 250 mm. Very hot summer and cold winter.

Los Andes foothill mountain range. Los Andes.

Hiking from the bottom to the top to the mountain. The summit is a natural view point from where you can watch the Mount Aconcagua, the higher one of America. Also you will see the Aconcagua valley and Los Andes city. Birdwatching and shooting pictures. Expose to sun. Some areas are steep and slippery, so you probably will need hiking poles.
Hiking shoes, backpack, long sleeve shirt, light fleece or sweater, softshell, sun screen, jockey or hat, sunglasses and camera. Spare T-shirt. Fall-winter: waterproof/warm jacket, beanie and gloves.
Round trip transportation Viña del Mar – Mocoén mountain
All way guide – English spoken
First aids kit
Hydration – You must carry on 3 liters
Lunch box
Hiking poles
Insurance
Tips
The SUV departs from Viña del Mar (4 norte /Av. Libertad) at 6:00 am.
Pick up (and drop off) is available from any hotel in Valparaíso, Viña del Mar Reñaca, Concón or Los Andes, between 5:15 - 6:00 am.

Pick up and drop off fee per person

Reñaca: U$10
Viña del Mar: U$5
Valparaíso or Concón: U$15
Los Andes: U$10
Around at 6:00 pm. A stop, if everybody agree, 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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