The Lascar volcano 5,606 meters or "tongue of fire" in the Ckunza language, is recognized for its permanent fumarole visible from San Pedro de Atacama; It is a highly active volcano, has a cup of volcanic ash eruption every 5.8 years. Its top has 6 craters, the central of them having submitted activity during the past centuries with the persistent emission with high content of sulfur dioxide. It is located in Chile, in the region of Antofagasta, is more than 160 km from San Pedro de Atacama en route for 4 × 4 vehicles. It is a volcano that requires leg strength and good breathing height, recommended for people with mountain knowledge "or" second mountain as a normal process of acclimatization to the altitude. It has a zigzag path of loose sediment: volcanic ash, palpable memory of their last eruptions. Easily accessible but wind unprotected. The slope of the mountain does not exceed 22 degrees, allowing to achieve the summit in 3 hours, averaging 90% success rate in clients who visit.
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