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Chopicalqui, Peru, 5 Day Guided Climb

Experience an amazing 5 day climbing experience to the summit of the beautiful Chopicalqui peak in the Cordillera Blanca mountain range of Peru with IFMGA certified guide Edwin.

Mountain RangeAndes, Cordillera Blanca
Duration5 days
Offer periodJun, Jul, Aug
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified

Description

One of the many great 6000 metres plus peaks in the Cordillera Blanca, Chopicalqui (6,354m) is an amazing climb.

And for 5 spectacular days, I would like to guide you to the summit of this great mountain. The views you will get not just from the summit but during the entire climb are absolutely unforgettable. Also, when compared to other peaks in the Cordillera Blanca, Chopicalqui is actually considered one of, if not the easiest to scale.

We will be camping at various spots throughout the ascent. And each one, from the mountain’s base camp to the Moraine camp (4,850m), offers a great opportunity to admire the amazing scenery.

Once you reach the summit of the peak, if the day is clear, you will have the opportunity to see the entire Cordillera Blanca. And you will get to see a number of the majestic peaks that call the range home. A few examples include Pisco (5,752m), Huascaran (6,768M), Chacraraju (6,108m), Huandoy (6,360m) and so many more.

While Chopicalqui is considered the easiest mountain to climb in the range, it is still a 6000 plus meter peak. As a result, there will be some challenges. However, I will see to it that you are properly and safely guided every step of the way.  This trip will also be carefully planned, as weather and snow conditions, as well as your skill level and ambitions will be considered.

So send us a request, and join us on this amazing 5 day adventure to the top of one of Peru’s most beautiful peaks. We know you’ll have a great and memorable experience.

I can also lead you to the summit of Alpamayo on this 8 day adventure.

Accommodation

Camping at various sites during the expedition.

Meeting point

Huaraz

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Itinerary

Day 1: Huaraz - Llanganuco - Chopicalqui Base Camp (4,300m)

Day 2: Chopicalqui Base Camp - Moraine Camp (4,850m)

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

Day 4: High Camp - Chopicalqui summit (6,354m) - Moraine Camp

Day 5: Moraine Camp - Llanganuco Valley - Huaraz


About the guide

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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.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 2454 each

Group of 2

USD 1310 each

Group of 3

USD 1258 each

Group of 4

USD 1176 each

Group of 5

USD 1176 each

Group of 6

USD 1093 each

Group of 7

USD 1093 each

Group of 8

USD 1011 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Accommodation

• Transport during the trip

• Permit and entrance fees

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

• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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$980 and for 10 or more US$850. The prices previously displayed are for private groups. For shared groups, starting at 5 people, the price is US$1050.


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