Come to discover the wonders and secrets of the winter in the Andean Mountains!
We invite you to live a real adventure behind the mountains that surround Santiago. Starting from Baños Morales, in Cajón del Maipo, we will head into the beautiful Rio Morales valley with the use of snow shoes (Alpine touring ski available for rent).
Silence and the breathtaking views of El Morado (16.600 ft) will be our companions as we get to the frozen Morales Lagoon, right on the base of the San Francisco Glacier.Book Now Enquire
3 hours of ascent and 2 hour descent. 5 hours round trip (Rest time has been included)
2,5 hours by car from Santiago to the beginning of the path.
Lenght: 4 miles (one way) / Ramp: 1.800 ft / Maximum Altitude: 7.800 ft.
Winter activity: from June to September (The rest of the year we do a regular trekking on this area).
Age of participants must be between 14 and 75 years old. Physical and medical condition must be compatible with activity (When in doubt, please ask).
8:30 Pick up at hotel or meeting point in Santiago.
9:30 Entry to glaciers and high mountains zone in Cajon del Maipo valley
11:00 Trekking starts at Baños Morales town. As we head into the valley we will be amazed by the views of the glacier and the high snowy peaks.
14:30 Arrive to the Morales Lagoon lookout. The stunning snowy mountains and the lagoon are waiting for us. We will eat our snack while we enjoy the overwhelming nature.
15:30 Descend to Baños Morales starting point. Different views of the mountains will continue amazing us.
17:30 Return on our private transport starts.
20:00 Drop off at hotel or meeting point in Santiago.
Warning: This activity could include hiking in irregular terrain, driving by land roads with projections, sudden changes of weather, walk under strong sun.