Trip Report: La Parva, Chile – Visiting the Neighbor

Trip Report: La Parva, Chile – Visiting the Neighbor
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La Falsa Parva, south face, resting between clouds. Credit: SnowbrainsDespite all the years of skiing a few feet away, I had not been given the opportunity to meet my neighbor, La Parva. Chile is in quarantine, even so, certain communes of the Capital are allowed mobility and the practice of sports with their corresponding measures. Among these communes is Lo Barnechea, which the mountain town Farellones belongs to.

The ski centers are closed, but not the mountain. On Tuesday, August 4th with the crew, we coordinated to return to the sports air conditioning after several months of quarantine, so we set out to tour the center of La Parva and if time warranted, reach the summit of La Falsa Parva.

The energy and light allowed us to reach the Aguila summit at 12,204, very close to Falsa Parva, which is at 12,755. However, there is no way to not enjoy a vertical drop of 3,149 feet that ends at your car door.

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