Volcan Villarrica 2842m
One of the highest peaks in Patagonia this active volcano lies in Chile near the town of Pucon on Lago Villarrica, and is usually climbed from the north.
Lava erupting deep in the crater, Volcan Villarrica, October 2003
.............and in winter, when it makes a great ski ascent.
For details of how to climb Villarrica and neighbouring peaks please see our guidebooks, which are available in English and French editions, direct from us or from all good bookshops and mountaineering shops.