Pucon Creek Week
III+ to IV+
8 Days – $1,800 (Shared Hosteria) — $1,500 USD (Camping) 5 Days – (Shared Hosteria) $1,400 USD – $1,200 USD(Camping) 4 Days – (Shared Hosteria) $1,200 USD – $1,000 USD(Camping)
8 Days, 5 Days or 4 Days
NOV 10 – NOV 17; NOV 10 – 14; NOV 14 – 17
DEC 1 – DEC 8; DEC 1 – 5; DEC 5 – 8
PUCON PEAK CREEK SEASON NOTICE – If you want to run Pucon’s gems then you MUST come during the peak creek November season.
This kayaking experience is for experienced creek boaters whom desire to both improve their skills and run the best runs of your life. Get real creek coaching, access, transportation, Chile’s best equipment, and run Pucon’s drops safely… +PLUS we’ll feed and lodge you right on the Rio Trancura. Think you are too good for the Trancura? Unless, you’re running more than Aniol Serrasolses then… think again. Best pros in the world come right to our base to lap high water Trancura. Fun, challenging, terrifying, awesome… all words we use to describe just our backyard run.
Daily we will have an agenda to run waterfalls and lap challenging rivers safely. We’ll get you out on Pucon area’s best runs whether that be laps on the Upper Nevados, a park and huck 10 meter special, high water fun water laps on the Trancura, or a road trip to a specialty run like the Rio Blanco 10 meter stout.
Runs may include: Salto Blanco, high water Trancuras, Upper Nevados, Salto Coilaco, high water Palguins, Fuy, Maichin Canyon, and more.
Day 1 (NOV 10):
Arrival to Temuco (ZCO) before 11 AM to 5 PM.
Boat outfitting and welcome. Afternoon warmup lap & skills assessment. Welcome to Chile!
Day 2 to Day 7 –
River options depend on various water levels. topping our priority list is, “Nevados while it’s in…” Our classic gem is so good we tend to drop everything to go play on the Nevados many fun features. Based on the group paddling goals and levels we’ll have morning meetings discussing the day’s options. Often, David will go out for early AM coffee and check local levels to give a first hand account of river options.
To keep the week more exciting we plug in a couple of short road trips in order to notch the area’s very best rivers.
Day 8 (NOV 17)
Departure Flights: Temuco Airport (ZCO) scheduled for 11 AM to 5 PM.
AM – Last morning select river laps.
Why choose a CUSTOM TRIP?
PKH owner David Hughes has organized and led more kayakers ranging from individuals to group so 20 +PLUS on the rivers and canyons of Chile. If you need a custom itinerary then you may want to tap into our logistics expertise to make your trip go off right.
#1 – Large Group – Your numbers are large enough to be it’s own custom group. We’ll work with your group needs and tailor a trip just for your needs.
#2 – Dates Don’t Work – Your dates don’t align with our dates but you’d really like to do one of our trips. Email David@puconkayakhostel.com and we’ll see how we can make your logistics work for your best adventure.
Are You Ready?
Pucon Creeking is an intense place. Access requires hot hiking typically about an hour before or after your section. It’s a best idea if you come to Chile in shape with your hiking legs ready. Passing and lifting kayaks, strenuous hiking into and out of canyons, and water dehydrating hikes are a mandatory part of the trip. On the water… that is both the fun and easy part.
We recommend before your trip that you kayak often, are part of a normal hiking or workout routine, and who couldn’t lose some weight? Workouts like Crossfit… we love them. Yes, get in shape it will help your confidence as you paddle too.