OverviewHuascaran Highest Peak Climb – 6 – 7 days
At 6768m, Huascaran is Peru’s highest mountain, and the fourth highest peak in the whole of the American continent. Its presence dominates the chain of dramatic ice peaks known as the Cordillera Blanca, which offers some of the most stunning climbing and scenery found anywhere else in the world. for climbing Huascaran you should be in good physical condition and good acclimatization
It is recommended that you acclimatize minimum four days in others peaks it can be in ishinca , pisco tocllaraju or alpamayo.
• Timing: 7D./6N
• Season: June to Agust
• Climbing Grade: Difficult
ItineraryDay 1: Huaraz 3,090m – Musho – Base Camp 4,200m.
After breakfast in the hotel we will start at 7:00am approximately, along the Callejon de Huaylas to Mancos, from here we will travel to the East side to Musho, arriving to Musho after 1 hour trip, the Donkey Driver will be waiting for us in Musho to transport our climbing equipments to Base Camp of Huascaran (4,200m), after hiking up for about 4 or 5 hours we will arriving to the Base Camp and overnight Camping.
Day 2: Base Camp – Camp I 5,500m. ( glacier)
After the breakfast in the Base Camp we will start hiking up to the moraine camp, sometimes rock climbing for about 3 hours to get the glacier, from here we will start climbing the glacier for about 1 hour to the Camp 1 at (5,500m), from here we will have a splendid views to see different mountains ours around, overnight Camping over the glacier.
Day 3: Camp I – High Camp II 6,050m. ( glacier )
Today, we will start at 6:00am to climb to the Camp 2, for about 4 hours approximately, in case there are other climbers, we will have to pass a little fast the part of the Channel, this part is avalanche zone, arriving to Camp 2 around 10:00am, overnight camping over the glacier at (6.050m).
Day 4:Camp II – summit Huascaran 6,768m. – Camp II
After the breakfast in the Camp 2 we will start climbing at 2:00am, along the this route we will enjoy the nice views of different mountains ours around and will enjoy the sunrise in the Cordillera Blanca, arriving to the Summit (6768m) around 10:00am, in the summit we will enjoy the white Mountain Range and take pictures, after stay few minutes we will start go down to the Camp 2 for about 4 hours approximately, arriving to the Camp 2 around 3 overnight camping at (6,050m).
Day 5: Camp II – Base Camp
Early in the morning we will start go down to the Base Camp, after go down 2 hours will be arriving to the Moraine Camp, where we will have lunch, after lunch we will continue go down to the Base Camp for about 2 hours more, arriving around 2:00pm, overnight in the Base Camp at (4,200m).
Day 6: Base camp – Musho – Huaraz
Late in the morning we will go down hill to Musho for about 3 hours half approximately. Where our private transport will be waiting for us to transport to Huaraz; arriving to Huaraz around 3:00 p.m. hours and transfer to the hotel, overnight in the Hotel in Huaraz.
Day 7: extra day
InclusionsINCLUDE IN THE PRICE
• Certified professional Mountain Guide
• Meals During The Expeditions
• Donkey and Donkey Driver
• Private Transfer for start and end the Climb
• Personal Tent, kitchen Tent with utensils, Dining Tent with table and chairs, Toilet Tent
• Entrance Fees to Huascaran National Park
• Aclimatization day to Churup Lake 4,450m.
• Taxi from Bus Station to Hotel in Huaraz
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
• Person• al Climbing Gear
• Sleeping Bag
• Hotel in Lima / Huaraz
• Ticket Bus From Lima/ Huaraz / Lima
• Taxi from Lima Airport to bus Station Lima
Date & PriceThe best month are:
Peru is known for having very stable periods of weather during the Andean Winter (May – Aug). The remainder of the season is dominated by the rainy season.
While climbing and trekking in Cordillera Blanca you will encounter a wide range of temperatures; from freezing nights, to snowy and windy conditions, to bright sunshine intensified by the high altitude. In one day you may experience temperatures below zero, then daytime highs of 50-70ºF range with intense solar radiation. You will need everything from shorts and a t-shirt for your time in the town of Huaraz to being fully clothed in down expedition jackets on summit day. This wide fluctuation in temperatures makes it important to bring everything on the equipment list.
» 1 Person US 2600
» 2 Persons US 1500 per person