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Mountain Climbing in Huaraz

Discover the sublime scenery and incredible climbing opportunities that await in Huaraz!

Sitting 285 kilometers north of Lima, Huaraz is a veritable playground for mountain climbers. Conveniently located near the Cordillera Blanca and Cordillera Negra, mountain climbing opportunities abound. Compare and book a certified guide for your trip on Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Mountain Climbing trips in Huaraz. The mountains are calling!

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There are many reasons for choosing Mountain Climbing in Huaraz

Sitting at the doorstep of Huascaran National Park, Huaraz is an incredible scenic spot in a magnificently beautiful country. As you head out on a mountain climbing adventure, take in stunning views of majestic mountains, large glaciers and alpine meadows. Getting up into the mountains will provide incredible views out over all of this scenery and make it so you never want to leave Peru.


Good to know:

Country Code:





Sol (PEN)

Best time to visit:

May to September

How to get there:

Any trip to Huaraz begins with a light into the international airport in Lima (LIM). Many guides will opt to meet you here before providing transport to the start of the trip. Otherwise, you will can fly to the local airport in Huaraz (ATA)

What’s the weather like?

Due to its proximity to the equator, Peru has a dry and wet season. The dry season is the best time to climb because little rain falls and the days are mostly clear. Average daily temperatures at this time of year are around 20 ºC and decrease as you gain in altitude

More info about Mountain Climbing in Huaraz:

Sitting on the slopes of the Cordillera Negra, Huaraz is a popular starting point for many mountain climbing adventures. Among the popular summits to reach in the Cordillera Negra are Quñuqranra (5,181 meters) and Kankawa (5,102 meters). However, the city is also quite close to the Cordillera Blanca and serves as a great starting point for mountain climbing trips there as well. Huascarán (6,768 meters), Chopicalqui, (6,354 meters) and Alpamayo (5,947 meters) are among the most popular climbing options in this subrange. Regardless of where you head in Huascaran National Park incredible views and even better climbing opportunities surely await

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