- Maximum altitude: 6768 meters (Huascaran summit).
- Difficulty: Moderate/Technical
- Duration: 9 days / 8 nights.
- Preferred time: May – September.
- Location: Cordillera Blanca.
Day 01: Huaraz to Llanganuco
We head out past the beautiful Llanganuco lakes and on to the trailhead where we load our donkeys and ascend to the Pisco base camp at 4300 meters.
Day 02: Base camp Pisco to Moraine Camp
Climb from Pisco base camp to Moraine camp (4765 meters).This climb crosses a challenging rock glacier before climbing steeply into camp in a small sandy basin just below the glacier.
Day 03: Moraine camp to Pisco Mountain SUMMIT.
Early start at about 3-4am for the summit, Arrive at the summit around 7-8am and discover the amazing natural wonder that is Pisco Mountain! Return to camp and continue down to the Base Camp.
Day 04: Cebollapampa to Musho.
This is where the expedition begins to Huascaran, base camp 4100 meters.
Following a rocky plate is continuous to the foot of the glacier, up a slope of 30 degrees, after crossing open rock slabs s you get to Camp I at 5200 meters.
We depart early in the diagonal edge, which starts with a slope of 40 degrees, some more open rock slabs and then we cross an avalanche area, we will then reach the Garganta Icefall camp at 5900 meters.
Leaving early (2.00am) we proceed through the gorge, hike-up by the slope of about 45 degrees below some seracs, then cross between seracs and 40 degrees slopes, we will then reach a field and we will follow it in south east direction that leads to the summit, a place from which we appreciate one of the most spectacular scenery of the Cordillera Blanca, the descent to return back is by the same route to Camp II or Camp I.
We descend by the same route from the Camp II or Camp I to the base camp, where we will rest.
Return to Huaraz. From base camp, we will descend to Musho to be met by the transport and return to Huaraz
- 3 Meals per day + 2 snacks.
- Breakfast: omelet, pancake, fruit salad, serial, scrambled eggs coffee, tea, milk, chocolate, butter, jam, cheese
- Snack: fresh fruit, chocolates, crackers, cookies, sweets drinks.
- Lunch: salads, soups, rice, chicken, coca tea.
- Tea time: different hot drinking’s, coffee, tea, milk, chocolate, crackers, popcorn, pizza, and tequeños.
- Dinner: different kind of soups, salads, main courses, pasta, chicken, trout, beef, vegetarian food, dessert, hot red wine.
- Sleeping tent: Salewa, Doite & King Camp (3 Persons tent, used for 2 persons)
- Sleeping mat: Size, 200 cm X 60 cm X 5 cm
- Kitchen tent (Base Camp)
- Dining ten (Base Camp)
- Toilet tent(Base Camp)
- Certificated Trekking guide (Speaks English/Spanglish)
- Certificated cook
- Group Climbing gear (Crampons, Harness, ice axe, rope, helmet, etc).
- Kitchen and dining full utensils. Chair, table, stove, gas, plates, caps, forks (Base Camp)
- First aid kit
- Private transport
- Hot water to clean up your hands and face.
- Boiled water to fill your bottle every day.
- Include last day typical dinner and drink with Typical Peruvian Andean music
- Entrance fee to the Huascarán National Park- 60 Soles
- Travel accident and health insurance
- Horse (in case of emergency, for trekking parts)
- Travel luggage and Travel cancellation insurance
- Not mentioned food and beverages
- Don’t include first breakfast.
- Personal Spending
- Personal camping and climbing equipment (sleeping bag, heat lamp, snow glasses, appropriate clothes, personal medicines, etc.)
- Hiking boots/climbing Boots
- Trekking socks (synthetic fibers)
- Sun hat
- Hat for cold weather (fleece)
- Microfiber shirts and thermal
- Trekking pants
- Day Backpack or advance 40 liters
- Waterproof jacket (Gore-Tex or other)
- Waterproof Pant (Gore-Tex or other)
- Waterproof Layer
- Headlamp (with extra batteries and bulbs)
- Sunscreen (lips and skin)
- Personal First Aid Kit
- Photographic Material
- Wash bag and towel
- Hiking poles