Published on November 27th, 2015 | by gatsbyadmin0
Volcan Villarica – backcountry skiing
Skinning up an abandoned ski resort on the side of an active volcano was a tad unsettling. Breathing in sulfuric vapors from the crater at the summit was far from ideal, but 360 degree views of Southern Chile’s lake region made it all worth the journey. Having the entire mountain to ourselves on the descent was pretty nice too. Below are several photos from our trip up Volcán Villarica just seven months after it erupted, forcing over 3000 Chileans to evacuate the area.
Written and Photos by: Jacob O'Connor @jahcobo