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Mountain Climbing in La Paz: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You


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The natural gateway to the mountains of the Bolivian Andes.

The city of La Paz, capital of Bolivia, is the beginning of your next mountaineering adventure. The maximum distance between La Paz and the most remote peak for climbing in the Cordillera Real does not exceed 50 km. From La Paz, you can face different challenges according to your technical and physical level: from gentle trekking routes around the lakes at the base of the mountains, to difficult ascents with slopes of more than 60º of altitude change. In La Paz you will surely find what you are looking for. Let the best certified local guides make this adventure safe and unique!

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FAQs: Mountain Climbing in La Paz

What should I know about Mountain Climbing La Paz?

If you come to La Paz in search of mountain climbing adventures, your next goal should be the Cordillera Real.

The Cordillera Real is the most famous and visited mountain range in the Bolivian Andes. Its peaks have an average height of 6000 meters, which makes this range one of the highest on Earth. The Cordillera Real is born in the southeast, with the majestic Illimani very close to the city of La Paz, and ends at Illampu, near the Titicaca Lake and the Peruvian border.

With 125 km long and 20 km wide, imagine all the options you have to make your trip to La Paz, one of the best outdoor adventures of your life.

Why should I choose La Paz for my Mountain Climbing adventure?

Modernity and tradition

When you are based in La Paz, take the opportunity to get to know its urban city center. The town offers colonial architecture with attractive buildings and incredible museums. Do not miss the food and craft markets. Both are the reflection of a culture that combines the past with modernity all the time.

Adventures for all levels

If you are a beginner mountaineer, enjoy short hikes to the most beautiful lagoons at the foot of the peaks of the Cordillera Real. If you are looking for medium-difficulty programs, try the normal ascent routes of Huayna Potosí, Condoriri or Illimani. For experts, an excellent option is the Illampu peak and some technical routes of Huyan Potosí, Illimani and Condoriri, with slopes that exceed 60º of inclination.

Forget about time

Here there is no place to hurry. If you want to run, the 4000 meters of altitude will make you understand that you cannot. In La Paz everything has its own rhythm, accompanied by a good coca tea and the consequences of height. It is a city to visit its secret corners and talk to its people, who are really friendly.

What can I expect from the weather during my Mountain Climbing trip in La Paz?

Its high altitude location means that La Paz has a high mountain climate with rainy summers and dry winters. Temperatures are quite cold throughout the year, with an average of 11ºC. It's coldest month is July and the warmest November.

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How can I get to La Paz?

Like any capital in the world, La Paz has an international airport with frequent flights to and from all countries.

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When is the best time to travel to La Paz for Mountain Climbing?

La Paz can be visited throughout the year, but the best time is during the dry cold season, between April and October, when the sky is clear and the sun shines most of the day.

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