OverviewMaparaju Climbing 5,326m. – 3 days
Maparaju is a nice and small mountain to get a good acclimatization and to get views, that mountains cayesh , huantsan , san juan and others.
Maparaju is very easy to climb but is not technical located at the head of the cayesh valley in the Cordillera Blanca. This climbing we can combine with trekking or highest mountain climbing.
ItineraryDay 1: Huaraz 3,090m. – Quilkayhuanca – Base Camp Maparaju 4,400m.
After the breakfast in the Hotel we will take a private bus to Qillkayhuanca; we will leave from Huaraz to the east side, arriving to the Quilcayhuanca entrance at 10:00hours approximately, from here we will start hiking to Base Camp for about 3 hours half approximately, at 12:00m we will have a lunch, after that we will continue hiking up to Base Camp of Maparaju.
Day 2: Base Camp – Summit Maparaju 5,326m.- Base Camp
After the breakfast in the morning we will start climb at 3 am. After to climb 3 hours approximately. We will get the glacier where we put on our mountain equipments to start ice climbing. After two hours we will get summit.
Day 3: Base Camp – Huaraz - Hotel
After the breakfast in the morning we will start to hike down along the Quilcayhuanca valley and the half way we will have lunch enjoying the nice places, then we will continue hiking down to entrance where our bus will be waiting for us to transfer to Huaraz, - hotel
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:
• Personal Climbing Gear
• Sleeping Bag
• Hotel in Lima / Huaraz
• Ticket Bus From Lima/ Huaraz / Lima
• Taxi from Lima Airport to bus Station Lima • Extra.
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.
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