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Discover the Ranrapalca, an astonishing snow-covered summit from the Andes, on this 4-day climb in Peru.
Inside the Cordillera Blanca, the greatest tropical mountain range in the world, and among the highest peaks of Peru, the Ranrapalca stands out. This mountain is located in the Huascaran National Park and it is 6,162 meters above sea level. With its amazing characteristic shape, it is not as difficult as it seems. The Ranrapalca is often climbed by it northeast face, its normal and easiest route.
The meeting point of this 4-day climb will be the city of Huaraz. During this trip, we will visit the Ishinca Valley, one of the most popular starting points for several ascents in the area. If you want to read a more detailed description of the climbing trip, you can find it at the bottom of the page.
Please take into account that a good level of fitness and prior mountaineering experience are requirements for this trip.
If you are interested in climbing one of the most incredible summits in Peru, please contact me by sending your request. It will be a pleasure to guide you through this wonderful experience in Peru.
Price per person
- Guiding fee
- All meals during trip
- Transport during the trip
- Luggage transfer during the trip
- Group equipment
What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund. Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.
What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).
What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.
Huaraz - Base Camp
We’ll drive during one hour from Huaraz to Pashpa, Tarica. From there, we’ll hike to the Base Camp (4,350 meters) through the Ishinca Valley for about 4 to 5 hours.
We’ll go from the Base Camp to the High Camp (5,300 meters). This hike will take us about 4 to 5 hours.
During the third day, you will reach the summit of the Ranrapalca in a 12 to 14 hour trek.
It will take us around 4 to 5 hours to return to Pashpa. Then, We’ll drive back to Huaraz and say goodbye.
Base Camp and High Camp
About the Guide
Percy Williams Dextre Henostroza who is a member of the Peruvian Mountain Guide Association (AGMP) for over 17 years and is fully certified by the Unión International Association of Mountain Guide (IFMGA-UIAGM). Percy who hails from a family of mountaineers, has worked and climbed all over Peru honing his skills over many years in the mountains. Such as: Huandoy (Norte Face) Piramide Garcilazo (South West Face), Huascaran, Alpamayo, Chopicalqui, Ranrapalca, Tocllaraju, different routes, Another’s ones etc. Pisco, Yanapaccha, Vallunaraju, Ishinca, Urus, different routes, another ones, etc.
I’m in this page to show you the different activities that are available in the Cordillera Blanca and around Peru. Whatever you would like to do in the mountains, around Huaraz or elsewhere in Peru, or outside of Peru we can plan, organize, and execute your trip with a high degree of efficiency and competence.
We pride ourselves in providing a professional service dedicated to help you achieve your goals in a safe, enjoyable, well organized way. Our team is comprised of people with many years of training and experience in the mountains to accomplish this. We live, train and work in these mountains and know them very well, along with all the different aspects of trip logistics in Peru. We strive to provide quality in everything we do, your food, transportation, gear, staff, restaurants, etc. Your satisfaction is our number one priority.
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