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Alpamayo Climb (5,947m) in the Peruvian Andes

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Join a certified mountain guide on an amazing Alpayo climb, and reach the summit of one of the most beautiful mountains in the world on an unforgettable 1-week expedition in the Peruvian Andes!

Group

Andes

6 Days

May - Sep

High

Intermediate


Highlights

* Discover one of the world's most beautiful mountains.

* Climb to the Alpamayo summit, a unique experience in the Peruvian Andes.

* Explore the Cordillera Blanca in Pery with an experienced certified guide.

Description

On this exhilarating Alpamayo climb, you will have the chance to summit one of the most beautiful mountains in the world, in the stunning Cordillera Blanca of Peru!

At 5,947m, Alpamayo is one of the most gorgeous peaks in the Peruvian Andes. This world-famous mountain is admired for its perfect pyramid shape. On this 6-day adventure, we will climb this Andes looker via the French direct route, which is the most common and recommendable. You can find a detailed itinerary below.

You will test yourself by facing the challenge of climbing a mountain as beautiful as it is difficult. Keep in mind you will need prior mountain climbing experience and an excellent fitness level.  Of course, I will be there to help and guide you on the way.

So, are you ready to climb one of the world’s most beautiful mountains? Then contact me today! Join a highly qualified guide with extensive experience in technical mountains and put your skills to the test.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Transport during the trip

- Permit and entrance fees

- Porters

- Mountain guide expenses

- Luggage transfer

- Tips

Price details

INCLUDED

– Private transport

– Professional guide UIAGM certificate.

– Chef, cooking equipment, and dining.

– Lunchbox for each walking day.

– Muleteers and cargo donkeys.

– Camping equipment (tent).

– First aid kit.

– Collective equipment ( aluminum stakes, rope).

NOT INCLUDED

– Sleeping bag (-30° comfort), mattress, harness, helmet, crampons.

– Mountain boots.

– Gloves.

RECOMMENDED TO CARRY

– Small backpack

– Trekking poles

– Headlamp

– sunscreen

– Camera

– Sunglasses

– Light clothing


Itinerary

Day 1: Departure from Huaraz

We leave Huaraz at about 6:00 AM to go to Caraz. Then, to Cashapampa, from there we will hike approximately 5 hours to Llamacorral where we will camp, have dinner, and rest.

Day 2: Alpamayo Base Camp

In Llamacorral, the hike to the base camp of Alpamayo begins. From there we can appreciate the beautiful lagoons of Ichiccocha and Hatuncocha. Later, we will have dinner and stay overnight.

Day 3: Morraine Camp

Departure at 9:00 AM to Morraine camp 5000m.

Day 4: Alpamayo and Quitaraju cross

On the way to high camp at 5400m, we will cross the Alpamayo and Quitaraju mountains. Once there, we will have dinner and stay overnight.

Day 5: Alpamayo Summit Day

Departure at midnight to  Alpamayo summit in about 7 hours. Once there, we will have a wonderful view of the Pucahircas, Rinrihircas, Taullirajum, Artesonraju, and Santa Cruz mountains. Later, the three-hour descent to high camp begins. There, we will take a break for an hour. Then, we continue descending to the base camp to have dinner and stay overnight.

Day 6: Return to Huaraz

At 7:00 AM, we will leave the base camp to go to Cashapampa where the private transport is waiting to take us back to Huaraz.

 

Equipment you will need to bring

Crampons

Ice axe

Water bottle

Backpack

Helmet

Poles

Sunglasses

Goggles

Belay device

– Sleeping bag (-30° comfort) and mattress. – Mountain boots. – Gloves.


About the guide

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David

5.00

(5)

Mountain Guide

I was born and grew up in between the mountains of the Andean Range, always respecting and admiring nature. I now live in Huaraz, Cordillera Blanca, sharing my experience and passion with locals and visitors from around the world.

I've been climbing mountains for the past 9 years, and I became an official IFMGA mountain guide 4 years ago. As a guide, I organize expeditions in Peru and all around South America.

Please contact me if you are looking for a guide for a trekking or climbing expedition!

Languages

English

Certificates

UIAGM | IFMGA

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What people are saying about this trip

Evan

5.00

David was an awesome guide. Apart from his obvious mountaineer skills, he made me feel as a friend, always with a smile on his face.

Daniel

5.00

David is a very professional, humble guide, I always felt very secure and in good hands! We’ve been to Alpamayo and Tocclaraju in around 2 weeks together. It was great! Gracias David!


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