– Lat/Long: 33.73° S 69.88° W

ArMarmolejo – Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering information


Marmolejo mountain guide

North face of Marmolejo, Feb 2013 photo


Photo credit: Carlos Pachon

Marmolejo photo


Photo credit: Gerard Prins

  • Elevation: 6108 m
  • Difficulty: Technical Climb
  • Best months to climb: January, February, March, December
  • Convenient center: Santiago de Chile

Marmolejo is the most southern summit higher than 6000 meters all over the world. In spite of little technical difficulties you shouldn't underestimate him. Violent winds from the close Pacific Ocean have caused the failure of quite a few projects. It is a middle-heavy climb of a volcano with a little risk of crevasses. You need a first-class condition and acclimatisation as well as a good nose for the correct route.

Marmolejo Climbing Notes

gordon hoenig from CHILE writes:

Hi team

I am looking for a possibility to climb mount Marmolejo, or Plomo for acclimatisation - basically wanted climb both. Is approximately an opportunity to climb these mountains. I would like to visit your office, where are you located exactly? Please reply me soon, otherwise I lose time! Thanks a lot for contact soon.
hugs, Gordon


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10 other mountain peaks closest to Marmolejo:

1. San José (volcano) (5856 m) 6.1 km
2. Volcan San Jose (5856 m) 6.1 km
3. Espíritu Santo (volcano) (5692 m) 6.7 km
4. Cerro Arenas (4450 m) 13.1 km
5. Cerro El Morado (4650 m) 17.4 km
6. Cerro Piramide (5520 m) 21.9 km
7. Alto San Juan (6148 m) 29.6 km
8. Tupungatito (6000 m) 34.8 km
9. Tupungato or Tupungatito (6550 m) 37.4 km
10. Maipo (5264 m) 48.1 km