TO THE HIELO AZUL AND BARDA NEGRA TOP.
top is located 2250 meters over the sea level.
From the Hielo Azul top you can see the Osorno and Puntiagudo
Chilean volcanoes, The Tronador Hill and many other mountains
of the range as well as the Bolsón Valley.
It has two used access. The shortest goes through the Glacier.
It is a technical excursion due to the equipment you need to
go through the glacier and andinst knowledge.
The common one is longer but without technical difficulties
other than the sense of direction and some mountain experience.
The first part of the track goes in the Lago Natación
refugio direction. Then onwards the forest is left behind, west
direction climbing over an edge you should follow till you get
to the top. This access is not marked reason why is recommended
to have mountain experience.
top is 2150 meters over the sea level. It is a part of the Hielo
Azul Massive and is located on the south side of the Glacier.
There is no need of technical knowledge or equipment to go through
the common access. The track is not marked. Nevertheless with
common sense it allows you to access a beautiful top from which
you can admire the Raquel River Valley, the Glacier, the Chilean
Volcanoes and other range tops.
If you think, according to your knowledge that you are capable
to go, inform yourself at the refugio.