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Climbing Pisco – Chopicalqui – Huascaran Mountains

Duration: 14 Days / 13 Nights

+ Program

  • Place: Cordillera Blanca
  • Route: Normal Route
  • Prefered time: May September
  • Start climbing: Huaraz – Ancash – Peru
  • Place to visit: Huascaran National Park

Peaks Maximum height Difficulty Length Ration client per guide
Pisco 5752 m
18,866 feet
Not that hard
(= PD)
14 D / 13 N 3 to 1
Chopicalqui 6354 m
20,841.12 feet
Not that hard
" " 2 to 1
Huascaran 6768 m
22,199 feet
Fairly hard
(= AD)
" " 2 to 1

Day 01: Huaraz – Cebollapampa – Pisco Base Camp (4650m)/15,252 feet.

We drive from Huaraz with our private transportation to the north of callejon de huaylas Valley passing on several towns until Yungay town, from it the road winds up toward the east on dirt road, after control of huascaran national park the road entrance in narrow llanganuco valley, where are located two beautiful lakes Chinancocha & Orconcocha with turquoise waters, we follow driving until cebolla Pampa into the beautiful Llanganuco Valley, from it we walk up until base camp of mount pisco. Overnight at pisco base camp

Day 2: Base Camp – Attempt Pisco Summit at (5752m)/18,866 feet – Base Camp

Summit day: we usually leave very early from the base camp, because we need to traverse on rocky section until glacier edge, there we rope up and we climb up on the south glacier until reach the cool, from it we follow climbing on west ridge with some steep slopes, from the top offer impressive view, where we will be able to take the most scenic pictures around it, especially towards Chacraraju, where we focus the huge snow wall is fluting on the south face, After that we retrace on the same route until base Camp. Last night at base camp

Climbing Chopicallqui

This impressive peak Chopicalqui is located between the Huascaran Sur and Huascaran north it is known a beautiful and amazing snow shelf, known as the “Mushroom”, it is ideal for a first experience of high altitude climbing in cordillera Blanca, although require physically demanding, and technical skills to climbing, it is surrounded by huge summits.

Day 3: Base Camp Pisco – Cebollapampa – Base Camp Chopicalqui 4200 m/13,776 feet

On our last day after our breakfast we walk down until Cebolla Pampa, from it we climb up to chopicalqui base camp, passing on the way through quenual forest and abundant lupines scrubland, other flowers, and several medicinal herbs, we reach the base camp at the great alpine meadow. Overnight at base camp

Day 4: Base Camp – Moraine Camp at (4,900 m)/16,072 feet – Timing Walk 3-4 hours / Gaining Elevation 700 m

This day we meet with our mountain porters, who will support loading our group gear until high amp.

After our breakfast at 8.00 am we leave at 10:00 am toward the moraine camp, traversing rocky path, then walk up on very steep path until reach the moraine camp, from it we enjoy the panorama view to the north several summits: Chacraraju, Pisco, group of Huandoy. Overnight at moraine camp

Day 5: Moraine Camp – High Camp (5300m)/17,384 feet

On this day we climb up on the loose rocky until the beginning of glacier as soon as we reach the glacier, then we rope up and follow climbing up by easy steep slopes until reach the high camp on the southwest ridge. Overnight at high camp

Day 6: High Camp – Intent Summit Chopicalqui (6354 m)/20,841 feet – Moraine Camp/ Base Camp

Summit day; this day we will start climbing up very early on steep slopes, there are some sections, where we need to use two ice axes to climbing. From the summit we will be able to take the most magnificent pictures around us, and then we retrace on the same route until high camp – moraine camp or base camp. Last night camp at moraine or base camp.

Day 7: Moraine Camp/ Base Camp – Chopicalqui Curve – Huaraz

On this day we walk down until big chopicallqui curve, where our private transportation is waiting us to back Huaraz.

Day 8: Rest Day In Huaraz

Climbing Huascaran

Huascaran is the 4th highest peak in the Western Hemisphere and the highest peak in Peru. Just only accessible, for climbers, who has a high fitness, good acclimatization, and considerable climbing skills on snow and ice with significant experience walking with crampons

guide to client ratios and trip length, We offer our guided for climbing of Huascarán with a maximum ratio 2 clients per guide, we considered it because the less ratio increase our safety.

Day 9: Huaraz – Musho – Huascaran Base Camp at (4200m)/13,776 feet.

We drive from Huaraz to Musho village, there we meet with our donkeys and donkeys drivers, who are load our climbing year until base camp, walk up toward the base camp, through eucaliptus forest, until reach the great grass plateau, where is the camping spot. Overnight at base camp

Day 10: Base Camp – High Camp I at (5300m) on the Glacier

On this day is to move to high Camp, which is located on the glacier, we walk upon scramble rocks path until edge the glacier, and from it we rope up and walk on glacier until reach the high crossing several crevasses and snow bridges until get to the high camp. Overnight at high camp I

Day 11: High Camp I – High Camp II or Garganta (6000m)/19,680 feet

Today is a challenging day, because we will climb up on serious ice steeps until reach garganta or high camp II, which is lies between Huascaran Sur and Norte peak on the west side, the canaleta is the most difficult part on this day, because the snow and ice change year to year, crossing the crevasses. Overnight at high camp II

Day 12: Camp II – Attempt Huascaran South Summit (6768m)/22,199 feet – Camp II.

Summit day, it is the most important day because our goal is reaches the top. However it is long day climbing, we climb up on steep slopes just below the south summit, then we cross to the right until the seracs, after it we follow climbing until reach the summit, over it we will be really awarded to enjoy the most spectacular view around it, then we retrace on the same route up until high camp II. Overnight high at camp II

Day 13: High Camp II – High Camp I – Base Camp.

After our breakfast we will pack our climbing gear, and then we retrace on the same rote up until Base Camp. Overnight camp at base camp

Day 14: Base Camp – Musho – Huaraz

On this day we walk down until Musho village, where our private transport is waiting us to back to Huaraz.

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N° Participants Climb cost with Mountain guide
01 Person USD $ 0000 per participant
02 Persons USD $ 0000 per participant

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Ir Arriba

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