Climbing Acotango

Description

Acotango is a volcano located between the border of Chile and Bolivia, on the Bolivian side is in the Sajama National Park and is considered one of the easiest 6,000m peaks but it is not always so, you can have a radiant and beautiful day that suddenly can become one of the strongest storms of your life, however, the ascent to this volcano depends on your experience and acclimatization.

Location

Western Cordillera - Sajama National Park

Altitud

6,052 Meters / 19,855 Feet

Difficulty

Basic

Days

3 Days / 2 Night

Day 1: 

Departure from La Paz by private vehicle to reach after four hours, the Sajama National Park, in the afternoon a short walk. We spent the night in a shelter.

Day 2: 

From Sajama town we make our way by vehicle to Chachacomani; little town near the base of the Acotango, immediately we take the mining route on the "Quebrada del Cóndor Jipiña" (4800m), from there we climb to the summit of the Acotango mountain in approximately 6 or 7 hours. Return to Sajama town after the ascent.

Day 3: 

Before going back to La Paz we take some baths in the thermal waters.

  • Private transportation
  • Guide
  • Food
  • Cook
  • Camping equipment
  • Technical equipment
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Other material for personal use.