Toco Mount

Meaning: Corner Water

Main Feature: Sulfur Mine Purico, the highest in the world (5200 m) Base Station 5200m.a.s.l.

Difficulty level; Easy; especially for a first experience in mountaineering

Pitch 15 degrees

Type field: Firm and soft

Ascent Time: 45 mins Descent Time: 1 hour

Distance travelled: 2km per 400 meters of altitude

Total time of the expedition: 8 hours Territory Chile

Description of the Expedition We leave between 6:00am and 7: 00am from the hotel to the Base Station (80 kilometers). This will take about 3 hours, including some acclimatization stops (10 minutes each) to 4000mts and 5000mts. There is breakfast during the trip. We arrive at the Base Station (5200m.a.s.l.) At around 10:00am, we start the climb, we wiil arrive at the summit (5600m.a.s.l) at around 1:00p.m. From here, you will enjoy and appreciate an amazing view which is one of the most beautiful in this region. Later, we will start the descent to the Base Station for around 2:00pm – 3:00pm, returning to San Pedro de Atacama for around 4:00 – 5:00pm. Not included: Water, trail food, mountain equipment. Including values: Transportation, Mountain Main Guide, Breakfast, Security: guide for 3 to 4 passengers (depending) is contemplated: First Aid Kit and Oxygen disposable, Radio, Telephone and GPS.