Jun, Jul, Aug
We will leave by bus from the city of Huaraz to Cashapampa (2,900 m), from where we start the trek to the campsite in Llamacorral (3,760 m) It will take about 4 to 5 hours of trekking.
Continuing the trail and passing the lagoon of Jatun Cocha, we will arrive at the crossroads. Here we will take the left route to ascend to the base camp of the Alpamayo, in Arhuaycocha (4,400 m). Today we will walk for 3 or 4 hours in total.
Day of previous acclimatization going up to the moraine camp and spending the night at 4,900 meters of altitude. That will be a difficult climb through a well-marked trail with slopes of 50º. Total hiking time of the day: 3 – 4 hours.
Special day to climb the Alpamayo Col. It is a zig-zag road on the glacier that will take us to Camp 1 from where we can appreciate the South West face of this magnificent mountain. Finally we will set up camp to 5,500 meters of height after a walk of 4 to 5 hours.
We will leave Camp 1 very early, between 2 or 3 am, to attack the 70º-to-90º wall until reaching the summit of the Alpamayo. We will return to Camp 1 for the night. Round trip: 9 to 12 hours.
The return will be by the same trail of day 2, until arriving at Llamacorral, where we will set up the last camp. Total walking time: 4 to 5 hours.
Continuing the return by the same trail until arriving at the town of Cashapampa where the Bus is waiting for us to take us back to the city of Huaraz. Night at the hotel.
Not included in the price:
- Personal meals and guide's meals
- Personal technical equipment
- Sleeping bag
- Entrance Fee to Huascarán National Park (65.00 soles per person)
AGMP - UIAGM Guide from Perú
Edgar Hugo Sifuentes Maguiña Mountain Officer Guide AGMP - UIAGM (Operations Manager) trained as a Mountain Diploma Guide in 1992, with the Mountain Guides Association of Peru (AGMP), under the agreement between the Ministry of Tourism of Peru and COTESU (Swiss Technical Cooperation), in 1996 enters the table of Instructors of the AGMP to date. In 1999 the AGMP joined the UIAGM (International Union of Mountain Guides Associations) in which he is also a member, in 2001 he is President of the AGMP making substantial changes within the Institution.
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