Santiago is located right next to a Massive Mountain Range, the Andes, and when we say right next to, we really mean it. Less than 30 miles from the city there are several peaks that are around 20.000 ft, along with Glaciers, Hot Springs,
Traditionally, only Huasos (Local Cow Boys) and miners used to share this huge natural space with pumas, foxes and other wildlife inhabiting in the area. Nowadays that has slightly changed but not that much; ‘mountain lovers’ and visitors are not as common as they are in the northern hemisphere, so many places remain unknown.
That’s one of the reasons why ‘andinismo’ is been gaining members and why visiting this natural paradise is once in a lifetime experience