El Morado Hanging Glacier 1995
Geology
August 7, 2017

Morado hanging glacier: a childhood memory

Since I was a child I used to go with my friend Benjamin Roselló and his father to the mountains near Santiago. There was one particular weekend in April 1995 when we had a whole different adventure. That day in…
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Principles
August 21, 2016

Leave No Trace Principles

When kids, in the Scout Group Pucalán, we learned the importance of minimizing risk and environmental impact during our outdoor activities. Now we share and promote Leave No Trace principles with the team of certified wilderness first responders guides.
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Fungi
June 16, 2016

Fungi day in La Campana National Park

This week we visited La Campana National Park and explored the Ocoa Palm Forest to learn more about the fungi realm... and we were lucky! Thanks to abundant early autumn rains in Central Chile, millions...
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News
December 6, 2015

Just a normal day of climbing… with Alex Honnold!

American rock climber Alex Honnold –best known for his free solo ascents of big walls– visited Chile and went on a normal day of rock climbing in Bosque Mágico near Santiago. Alex also visited Los Silos, a forgotten urban area with silos…
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Climate Santiago Chile
Geography
September 9, 2015

Climate in Santiago, Chile and nearby areas

Mild semi-arid climate with Mediterranean patterns: warm dry summers (Nov to Mar) with temps reaching up to 32°C (90°F); winters (Jun to Aug) are more humid; typical max temps of 13°C (55°F) and mins above freezing.
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Top of Provincia mountain - Santiago outdoors
Music
September 6, 2015

Alturas by Inti-Illimani

Latin American folk music ensemble from Chile. Inti-Illimani is identified with the musical history of the Andes, with its instruments and geography, the history of their people, their struggles and joys.

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Fauna
April 15, 2015

The condor of Las Arenas Valley

There is a wide variety of animals in this valley such as birds, mammals and reptiles; but the one that stands out the most is our beloved national bird, the condor, considered by some to be the largest bird in…
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Ñipa or Siete Camisas - Flowers from Central Chile
Flora
December 14, 2014

30 wildflowers of Central Chile

Enjoy the colourful and majestic flowers whose beauty embellish the central chilean landscape with this photo collection made between spring and early summer near Santiago de Chile.
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