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"Valle del Arenas" is a well known spot for mountain activities like rock climbing, boulder, Alpine Climbing, Ice Climbing on the Chilean Central… Read More
"Valle del Arenas" is a well known spot for mountain activities like rock climbing, boulder, Alpine Climbing, Ice Climbing on the Chilean Central Andes, South America. It's about 2,5 hours from Chile's Capital, Santiago, and has an altitude of 2.500 meters aprox., with peaks reaching the 6.000 meters like Cerro Marmolejo. Today this spot is in danger due to a project named "Alto Maipo". The project objective is to manipulate the waters of the rivers and glaciers of the zone and use them for mining utilities. The big issue is the alteration of the natural space and the ecological damage. Read Less
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Cerro Arenas 4.366 mts. Le da el nombre al valle.
El valle da la vuelta y entra al Cajón del Morado, el cerro del fondo.
 
Volcán San José, con el otro valle aledaño, El Valle de la Engorda.
Valle del Arenas en Invierno.