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Alpamayo and Huascaran

6-day expedition to the Huascaran summit in Peru

Follow Percy, an IFMGA certified mountain guide, on this 6-day expedition and contemplate the world from the top of the Huascaran, the highest summit in Peru.


MOUNTAIN RANGES

Andes

DURATION

6 Days

OFFER PERIOD

Mar - Nov

FITNESS LEVEL

High

SKILL LEVEL

Advanced

PAYMENT METHODS

Credit Card, Wire Transfer and more!

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

4.6

Based on 3 reviews

Description

Located in the north-central area of the Cordillera Blanca and inside the Huascaran National Park, the Huascaran Mountain is highest summit of Peru and the fifth in the American Continent. The northern peak is 6,655 meters above sea level and the southern peak is the highest point the country with 6,768 meters. It is a very well known challenge for mountaineers around the world.

For all climbers who wish to reach its highest summit, the Huascaran offers to routes: the normal route and the escudo route. We’ll start our 6-day expedition in Huaraz. During the ascent, we’ll experience an elevation gain of 3,740 meters from the trailhead and 750 meters from the highest camp. Please take a look at the itinerary of this trip at the bottom of the page.

As you can see, this climb is intense and requires a good level of fitness and previous mountaineering experience.

Send your request for this expedition and start preparing your trip to the highest peak in Peru. I can assure you that it will be an unforgettable experience!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Transport during the trip

- Luggage transfer

- Group porters

Price details

A 50% deposit is required to book this trip. This payment is non-refundable, and in case the client needs to cancel, I offer the option to postpone the program to the following year and keep it as a credit.

Secure your spot with just 25% payment

48-hour free cancellation with 30-day advance booking


Itinerary

Day 1: Huaraz - Base Camp

We’ll drive during one hour and a half from Huaraz to Musho, a little village in the Ancash region. From there, we’ll hike up to the Base Camp (4,200 meters) for 4 to 5 hours.

Day 2: Moraine Camp - High Camp

We’ll take a 5 to 6 hour hike first to the Moraine Camp and then to the High Camp (5,400 meters).

Day 3: High Camp 2

On day 3, we’ll ascend to the High Camp 2 (6,000 meters) for about 5 to 6 hours.

Day 4: Huascaran Summit

After an 11 to 13 hour hike, we’ll reach the summit of the incredible Huascaran.

Day 5: Base Camp

We’ll start the descent to the High Camp, going through the Moraine Camp until the Base Camp. This we’ll take us around 4 to 6 hours.

Day 6: Musho - Huaraz

On our last day, we’ll return to Musho (4 hours) and then drive back to Huaraz.

Details

Disclaimer

A 50% deposit is required to book this trip. This payment is non-refundable, and in case the client needs to cancel, I offer the option to postpone the program to the following year and keep it as a credit.

Meeting point

Huaraz

FAQs

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About the guide: -Percy

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-Percy

4.90

(8)

Mountain 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.

Languages

English

Certificates

AGMP

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What people are saying about this trip

Josh

4.00

Percy executed our plan well. He came up with several options after Huascaran was deemed unclimbable. I will be back to climb with Percy again. He runs a great trip.

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