MTB paso desolación


Starting pointEntrance Vicente Perez Rosales park
End pointEntrance Vicente Perez Rosales park
LocationOsorno volcano
Duration7 hours
DifficultyMEDIUM 30 km / 18.6 miles/
MealsBox lunch included: Sandwich, fresh fruits, water, juices, and chocolate.
Bikes includedMountain Bikes Mérida 29” o Cannondale 27.5” 27-speeds, aluminium frame, front suspension, disc brakes. Ortlieb waterproof panniers.
Suggested equipment
GuideEnglish, Spanish
Security equipmentRepair kit, pump and backup tubes. Emergency equipment.
We will pick you early in the morning at your hotel in Puerto Varas and drive to Ensenada, then continue north towards Las Cascadas, after we pass the waterfalls, at kilometer 27.5 from Ensenada, the access to La Picada appear, at this point, the pavement will finish and will start our journey on gravel road (18.8 km) to the old refuge called La Picada.
Paso desolación is an old mountain pass, that crosses the Osorno Volcano from the small town of Puerto Clocker located at the shore of Llanquihue Lake to Petrohué, it is a beautiful and majestic place to visit, where you can enjoy the views of Cerro La Picada, Puntiagudo Volcano, Todos Los Santos Lake, and Tronador Mountain.
We will also have the opportunity to appreciate different types of birds such as the Aguilucho / Red Backed Hawk, The Chincol / Rufous Collared Sparrow, the Yal Cordillerano and others.
The total journey is 24 km, 12 Km upwards, then 2 Km on a flat surface and then 10 Km descending, with amazing volcanic scenery.
This trail has a lot of volcanic ash, after the Calbuco Volcano eruption.
We will replenish energy at the top, there is a refugee, where we will have a marvelous lunch looking at the view.
Then at the end of the journey, we will receive you with cold beers and beverages, then we will return to Puerto Varas on our private vehicle.
2 people: USD 145.- each
3-4: USD 135.- each
Groups: USD 125.- each.

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