Category: Chile

Acotango

Acotango Acotango is part of the Kimsa Chata group of three volcanic mountains consisting of Acotango, Umurata to the north, and Capurata to the south. Country: Chile, Bolivia It sits on the border between Bolivia and Chile, in Sajama National Park and Lauca National Park. Mountain Range: Kimsa Chata, Andes Height: 19,856 feet / 6,052 …

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Licancabur

Licancabur This beautiful volcanic mountain is considered to be holy by the Atacameno people. Licancabur sits south of the Sairecabur volcano and west of the Juriques volcano. Licancabur Lake lies in a crater in Licancabur, making it one of the highest lakes in the world. Country: Chile, Bolivia Licancabur sits on the border between Chile …

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Fitz Roy

Fitz Roy (Cerro Chaltén, Cerro Fitz Roy, Mount Fitz Roy) Mount Fitz Roy stands near El Chaltén village and Viedma lake, in the Southern Patagonian Ice Field. It is one of the most challenging mountains in the world to climb. It was named after Robert FitzRoy, captain of the HMS Beagle who charted areas of …

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Cerro Torre

Cerro Torre After Lionel Terray climbed Fitz Roy, he called Cerro Torre “an impossible mountain.” Cerro Torre stands as a staggeringly uniquely shaped, steep, jagged peak in the Southern Patagonian Ice Field of Argentina, topped with a mushroom of ice rime. There is some mystery surrounding the mountain, too. In 1959, Cesare Maestri boasted that …

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