Santa Isabel glacier is the most accesible snow-capped mountain of Colombia, and its peak reaches 4965 m.a.s.l. (16.290 feet). Its location is privileged as it is in the middle of Los Nevados National Park in the central mountain range of the country.
During our expedition that begins at 3950 m.a.s.l. will be possible to do a trail in which we can enjoy the landscapes of some of the highest mountains of Colombia, visiting the first day the “Otún” lake and the second day the summit attempt of this giant and be able to appreciate the panoramic of all the national park.
? High altitude: (≤ 4965 m.a.s.l.).
? Long hikes: (20,4 kms in total)
? Temperature: -04°C / 18°C
✅ Guided trek of 20,4 kms passing by different ecosystems of medium and high mountain.
✅ Transportation in 4×4 cars during the whole trip.
✅ Acclimatization hike and visit of the “Otún” lake.
✅ All the meals during the expedition (in farmers cabins and on field).
✅ 1 night of accomodation in beds in a traditional farmers place located at 3950 m.a.s.l. (12960 feet)
✅ Profesional ice-climbing equipments for the summit attempt.
✅ Local professional guide for the experience (1 guide every 4 people maximum).
✅ Medical assitance card.
➡ Snacks & Souvenirs.
☑ It is important to have an acceptable physical condition.
☑ The use of glasses with UV-protection is mandatory in the glacier.
☑ If you have any cardiovascular illness, cronic asma, epilepsy among others it is not recommended to attend the trip.
☑ Pregnant women, kids younger than 12 years old, adults older than 70 years old or people with overweight should avoid or take a medical note in order to attend this activities of high mountain.
☑ It is forbidden to consume alcoholic or psicoactive substances during the expedition..
✔ Appropriate Footwear: waterproof boots or 2 pairs of boots and at least 1 pair of sneakers for change.
✔ Travel backpack hands-free to take your personal elements.
✔ Sunglasses & Sunscreen.
✔ Water Bottle, preferably not disposable (The water is drinkable in several points of the trek)
✔ Flashlight & gloves for the cold.
✔ Winter hat and/or Head protection for the cold and for the sun as well.
✔ Take cautions for electronic devices because they might be susceptible of damages due to rain or humidity in the area. br>✔ Personal documents and personal medical insurance.
➡Option of coordination of ground of flight transportation towards the picking point of the trek.
OUR TRAVEL OPTIONS
We have developed 3 different travel options suitable for all types of personalities, budgets and modifications of nature lovers. Select the one you like best and start discovering Colombia with us now!
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