trip duration TRIP DURATION
4 days
mountain range MOUNTAIN RANGE
Andes
max people per fuide MAX PEOPLE PER GUIDE
2 people
trip level TRIP LEVEL
Intermediate
best period BEST PERIOD
-
type of trip TYPE OF TRIP
Not specified

Description

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.

Itinerary

Day 1

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.

Day 2

High Camp

We’ll go from the Base Camp to the High Camp (5,300 meters). This hike will take us about 4 to 5 hours.

Day 3

Ranrapalca Summit

During the third day, you will reach the summit of the Ranrapalca in a 12 to 14 hour trek.

Day 4

Departure

It will take us around 4 to 5 hours to return to Pashpa. Then, We’ll drive back to Huaraz and say goodbye.

Price per person

1 Person1800USD
Group of 21100USD

Price includes

  • Guiding fee
  • All meals during trip
  • Transport during the trip
  • Luggage transfer during the trip
  • Group equipment
  • Porters

Other details

Skill level required

Intermediate

Fitness level required

Fit

Meeting point

Huaraz

Accommodation

Base Camp and High Camp

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