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El Roble Mountain - Summit Hike

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.

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

Meteorological conditions: Mediterranean weather, rains from May to August, around 500 mm.

Restrictions: Good health, no knee injuries, over 10 years old.

Previous experience: Not necessary

Description & target: 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.

Difficulty level: Medium-Low

Transportation: SUV or car

Departures: Hotel (in Valparaíso - Viña del Mar) at 8:00 am

Return trip: Way back there can be traffic delays, so please note this.

Country: Chile
Transfer: Included
Food: Not included
Registered Member of Tourism board of: Chile
Testimonials (Website,TripAdvisor, etc.): No
Guide Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Experience Level: Easy
Tour operator name: Chile Cóndor Expediciones
Min group size: 2
Max group size: 6
Duration: 1
Provided Accommodation: None
Included in service: Round trip transportation Viña del mar - Park, All way guide – English spoken, basic first aids kit, park fee, Hydration – You must carry on 2 liters, lunch box , hiking poles
Not included in Service: Insurance and tips
Equipment to bring: Hiking (or comfortable) shoes, backpack, long sleeve shirt, light fleece, softshell, sunscreen, jockey or hat, sunglasses and camera. Pant or short. Spare T-shirt. Fall-winter: warm jacket, beanie and gloves.
Recommended Season:
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Guaranteed departure dates: September to May
Remarks: Booking must be made at least 1 week in advance
Terms and Conditions: It will not be done in rainy days
Listing created Sep 27, 2015

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