January 18, 2022 10:25 pm

Deadly accident in the Lanín Volcano: a woman died and there is a serious injury

A woman died and another was seriously injured when crashing today during the ascent to the Lanín volcano, in the border area between Argentina and ChileTherefore, the protocols for the rescue at 3,100 meters of altitude were activated with a helicopter from the National Fire Management System (SNMF).

Sources from the administration of the Lanín National Park, in Neuquén, confirmed to Telam the death of one of the four climbers who ascended the volcano, in addition, they reported that one was seriously injured and the rest were unharmed. Of those involved, two would be Argentines and two Chileans.

The Lanín Volcano is part of the National Park of the same name, shares the border with Chile and is located 60 kilometers from Junín de los Andes, along the route that leads to the pass known as Tromen or Mamuil Malal.

Precisely today, Before the tragic accident that cost the life of a mountaineer was known, the communication area of ​​the Park issued a series of recommendations and the necessary equipment to ascend the eternal snow volcano whose height is 3776 meters.

He also stressed that it is “mandatory” to register in a reservation register in the online site.

The summit of Lanín, climbed annually by thousands of people, allows us to observe, turning on its axis, the Llaima, Villarrica, Quetrupillán, Osorno, Cerro Tronador volcanoes, and the Tromen, Quillén, Huechulafquen and Paimún lakes.

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