From Sector Los Paraguas, on Parque Nacional Conguillío ’s west side, well-equipped climbers can scale Volcán Llaima ; camping is possible in summer, and there is also a refugio. There is an alternative route from Captrén, which has better public transport, on the north side. Before climbing, ask Conaf permission in Temuco .
Skiing takes place at Los Paraguas’s upgraded Centro de Ski Las Araucarias (tel. 045/562313, www.skiaraucarias.cl ); it has Temuco  offices at Bulnes 351, Oficina 47 (tel. 045/274141). Lift tickets cost about US$22–29 per day.