Pam climbs Active Volcano Villarrica, Pucon, Chile, 21 May 2011 May 24th 2011 Have any of you climbed a snow-covered active volcano??? I haven't so its on the bucket list!!!!!
The snowcapped Volcano Villarrica looms majestically over Pucón at 2,840 meters above sea level. Climbing to the top is non-technical and, on clear days, easy. However, we had a couple of extra challenges. We only had 1 full day in Pucon and the weather forecast was rain (which meant ... read more
South America » Chile » Araucanía » Pucón Prior to the coming of the Spanish in the 16th century, northern Chile was under Inca rule while Araucanian Indians inhabited central and southern Chile; the latter were not completely subjugated until the early 1880s. Although Chile declared its ind... ... read more