Climbing Acotango

Acontango (6.057m.)


The Acotango (6052m) is a volcano located in the border between Chile and Bolivia in the Western Mountain Range. It forms together with the Humarata volcano (5730 m) and the Capurata volcano (5990 m) the Quimsachatas massif that in Aymara means "Three twins" its ascension is easy but relatively long.

Day 1. - La Paz - Sajama National Park (4270 m)
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.- Sajama town – Chachacomani – Acotango (6052m) – Sajama town.
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 -. Sajama National Park - Return to La Paz
Before returning to La Paz, visited the geysers and take a dip in the hot springs.


You have the possibility to add the ascends of the Sajama and the Parinacota.


Acotango Google Map

Acotango Google Map



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