Austral road

Austral Road Guide, Hornopirén Volcano

Information of Hornopirén Volcano

Elevation: 1,572 m
Type: Stratovolcano
Cordillera: Cordillera de los Andes
Main mountain range: Cordillera de los Andes
First ascent: 1872 by George Downtown

The Hornopirén volcano is part of the scenic attraction offered by the city of Hornopirén, located at kilometer 109 of the so-called Carretera Austral.

Currently the volcano is inactive, it is a basaltic-andesitic stratovolcano that is mostly covered by forests and a glacier on its summit. This volcano, whose name means "snow oven"