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4-day climb to the summit of Ranrapalca, in Peru

Come with Percy, an IFMGA mountain guide, on this 4-day climb in Peru and discover how the world looks like from the top of the Ranrapalca.

Mountain RangeAndes
Duration4 days
Offer periodMar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified


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.


Base Camp and High Camp

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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.

About the guide

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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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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 1856 each

Group of 2

USD 1135 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Transport during the trip

• Luggage transfer during the trip

• Group porters (transport of tents, cooking equipment, etc. for the group)

• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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