The Overo Volcano is located steps Sosneado district, in the headwaters of the Rio Atuel. Access to the site via Route No. 144, and then taking Route 220 from the district center. It is a geological formation that is over 4,600 meters high and is located in the Cordillera de los Andes.
The Overo is a dormant volcano, and for that reason is crowned by eternal glaciers. It is visited annually by many climbers seeking to base and scale, so it is an ideal place for climbing higher. The road leads to the volcano sulfur refinery, located at the base, which operated until a few years ago but today is abandoned. Anyway, you can visit the ruins.
His training took place, according to experts, in the Pliocene or Quaternary. In the previous glacial age at the central cone it was formed with basaltic lava flows and cluster formation. Due to erosion caused by the passage of time, now they look a little flattened, and has patches of snow on its slopes.
The volcano is a good tour for all climbing enthusiasts who want to visit. In addition, the district found near Sosneado, you can make a stop there and meet other interesting and attractive places like the Hotel Thermal, the Cueva del Indio and I Sosneado Laguna. Because the volcano is ubciado in the headwaters of the Rio Atuel, you can visit the Laguna del Atuel, which gives rise to the river.