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Between 1000 and 1600 AD, native Ayampotín, Sanavirones and Comechingones peoples inhabited a series of caves outside of Córdoba, leaving behind one of the most important collections of petroglyphs in Argentina. These cave paintings, carved and painted into the pink rock faces of the caves and mountains near the village of Colorado Hill (Cerro Colorado), depict animals and human forms, including what appear to be native hunters and Spaniards on horseback.

The ancient artists of Colorado Hill (Cerro Colorado) used a mixture of pigments — ochre, charcoal, chalk, oils and vegetable extracts — to add color to their scenes. Many of the petroglyphs have faded from centuries of erosion, but other, especially the black and white ones, remain visible. A small archaeological museum displays photos and information about the petroglyphs and the native animals they depict.

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Colorado Hill Trekking Tour from San Martin de los Andes

Colorado Hill Trekking Tour from San Martin de los Andes

Scale the mighty 5,833-foot (1,778-meter) peak of Cerro Colorado on a thrilling full-day hike from San Martin de Los Andes. With a maximum of 12 people, enjoy personal attention from your expert guide, who points out the unique plants and rock formations of the now-extinct volcano as you wind your way to the top. After a moderate hike, arrive at the summit and tuck into your packed lunch (not provided) with magnificent views of the surrounding Andes, Lácar and Lolog lakes, and the Chile-Argentina border.
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Colorado Hill (Cerro Colorado) costs USD 96.10. Guided Colorado Hill (Cerro Colorado) tours start around USD 96.10 per person.
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