Sierra Nevada foothills Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos

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Sierra Nevada foothills Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainForestDateMid Dec
Region/PlaceRegion IX - La Araucanía, PN ConguillíoCountryChile  
Dist (kms)9Height gain (m)500Route findingEasy
RoutePlaya Linda - Ridge to north towards Sierra Nevada - return
NotesAn excellent walk through a somewhat unknown national park, leading to lofty views through the native Monkey Puzzle trees to Laguna Conguillío and Volcán Llaima. In Mid Dec there was fresh snow starting at around 1200m. A short walk around the shores of the Laguna is also very pleasant.
Sierra Nevada from track to Laguna Conguillío, Parque Nacional Conguillío, Region IX - La Araucanía, Chile, 12-Dec-03, SA626

Sierra Nevada from shore of Laguna Conguillío, Parque Nacional Conguillío, Region IX - La Araucanía, Chile, 12-Dec-03, SA630

Volcán Llaima (3125) reflected in Lago Arco Iris, Parque Nacional Conguillío, Region IX - La Araucanía, Chile, 12-Dec-03, SA632

Track leading towards Volcán Llaima (3125) through Araucaria forest, from nr Laguna Conguillío, Parque Nacional Conguillío, Region IX - La Araucanía, Chile, 12-Dec-03, SA635

Track through Araucaria forest, from nr Laguna Conguillío, with Sierra Nevada (L), Parque Nacional Conguillío, Region IX - La Araucanía, Chile, 12-Dec-03, SA638

Laguna Conguillío and reflected Sierra Nevada from nr La Caseta campsite, Parque Nacional Conguillío, Region IX - La Araucanía, Chile, 12-Dec-03, SA640

Red Notro flowers at Playa Linda, Laguna Conguillío, Sierra Nevada Trail (T), Parque Nacional Conguillío, Region IX - La Araucanía, Chile, 12-Dec-03, SA642

Driftwood and Sierra Nevada (L) at Playa Linda on Laguna Conguillío, Sierra Nevada Trail (T), Parque Nacional Conguillío, Region IX - La Araucanía, Chile, 12-Dec-03, SA643

Sierra Nevada, Laguna Conguillío and Araucaria tree close-up, from second lookout, Sierra Nevada Trail (T), Parque Nacional Conguillío, Region IX - La Araucanía, Chile, 12-Dec-03, SA649

Volcán Llaima (3125) from ridge at treeline, Sierra Nevada Trail (T), Parque Nacional Conguillío, Region IX - La Araucanía, Chile, 12-Dec-03, SA650

Sierra Nevada and Araucaria trees 1km before start of unmaintained trail, Sierra Nevada Trail (T), Parque Nacional Conguillío, Region IX - La Araucanía, Chile, 12-Dec-03, SA652

Araucaria tree close-up from nr second lookout, Sierra Nevada Trail (T), Parque Nacional Conguillío, Region IX - La Araucanía, Chile, 12-Dec-03, SA657

Lava field boulders and view S from track between Laguna Verde and Entrance Station, Parque Nacional Conguillío, Region IX - La Araucanía, Chile, 12-Dec-03, SA662