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Alpamayo – Quitaraju, Peru, 9 Day Guided Ascent

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Join IFMGA certified mountain guide Edwin on a thrilling 9 day adventure to the summits of 2 of the Cordillera Blanca's best peaks, Alpamayo and Quitaraju.

Andes, Cordillera Blanca

9 Days

Jun - Aug

High

Intermediate


Description

The only thing better than climbing one amazing peak in the Cordillera Blanca of Peru is climbing two! And on this glorious 9 day expedition, you will get to climb two of the best, Alpamayo (5,947m) and Quitaraju (6,036m).

Starting in the lovely city of Huaraz in the Ancash region, we will make our way through Cashapampa to Llamacorral. From there, we will venture to the Alpamayo base camp. And from there, you will be immersed in a world of great climbing.

We will ascend the mountain carefully and safely. We will stop at the high camp, before reaching the summit the following day. This will give you time to rest and recuperate, as well as give you ample opportunity to enjoy the breathtaking views of the Cordillera Blanca. And from the summit of the mountain, the views only get better, as you are able to see even more of this magnificent Andean range.

After that, we will descend to the high camp, before making our way to the summit of the second mountain on this expedition: Quitaraju. Just like Alpamayo, Quitaraju is a gorgeous peak, and from its magical summit, you will get to see several peaks rising high in the area, as well as some beautiful alpine lakes, including Ichiccocha, Jatuncocha and Quitacocha.

By the end of this amazing trip, you will have enough memories and mesmerising images in your mind to last a lifetime. So send us a request and let me guide you. The peaks await!

Would you like to climb another great mountain in the Cordillera Blanca? Then join me on this 5 day climb to the summit of Chopicalqui.

Price includes

- Accommodation included

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Transport during the trip

- Permit and entrance fees

- Porters

Price details

Along with the guiding fee, the price also includes transportation during the trip, meals, porters where applicable, camping and cooking equipment, group climbing equipment, safety supplies and park entry fees. However, the price does not include hotels and meals in Lima and Huaraz, any flights, and personal clothing and equipment. The price for 8-9 people is US$1400 and for 10 or more US$1200. The prices previously displayed are for private groups. For shared groups, starting at 5 people, the price is US$1800.


Itinerary

Day 1: Huaraz - Cashapampa - Llamacorral (3,750m)

Day 2: Llamacorral - Alpamayo Base Camp (4,200m)

Day 3: Base Camp - High Camp (5,300m)

Day 4: High Camp - Alpamayo summit (5,947m) - High Camp

Day 5: Rest Day in High Camp

Day 6: High Camp - Quitaraju summit (6,036m) - High Camp

Day 7: Spare Day

Day 8: High Camp - Base Camp

Day 9: Base Camp - Huaraz

 

About the guide

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Edwin

Mountain Guide

My name is Edwin, professional Mountain Guide, member of Mountain Guides Association of Peru (AGMP) and Member of the International Union of Mountain Guides Association (UIAGM), specialized on Trekking, Climbing, Expeditions also I am the founder of Andes Travel Expeditions company.

I have extensive experience and I had climb throughout Peru, Argentina and Bolivia and succesfully guided Huandoy Norte ( 2 times: on the north face and east face), Piramide de Garcilaso, Arteson, Caraz 1, Alpamayo, Huascaran, as well as Illampu, Sajama, Condiriri, Aconcagua, among many other mountains..

I will be happy to welcome you and your friends from all over the world to travel with us in America del Sur particularly in my home country Peru, the country of Mt Huascaran, Alpamayo(Most beautiful mountain in the world), Machupicchu, Cusco, Lago Titicaca, Arequipa, Amazonas etc.

As a professional mountain guide, I have been leading several mountain trips for the, past 20 years. I love and enjoy my job and have gained a lot of experience through climbing with many groups from all over the world. First I would like to assure you the best service and cooperation from my team, Secondly I will make sure that you have an exciting trekking on mountain, wonderful, unique and memorable experience. And while you are here in Peru we would like to promise, you are going to have an enjoyable and comfortable stay with us and look forward to meet your expectation Andes Travel Expeditions Company is pleased to share your enthusiasm for lifetime experience. I am pleased to let you know that I am going to be your Guide up there personally I will take you there not to send you there.

Languages

English


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