Climbing Nevado Pisco 5752m, Huaraz

You don't need prior climbing experience for this mountaineering adventure. Juventino, IFMGA certified guide, will take you to the top of Nevado Pisco.




Trip Duration

3 days

Mountain Range


People per Guide

15 people

Trip Level


Offer Period

May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip



  • Reach the summit of the iconic Nevado Pisco.

  • Gaze at the incredible views of Cordillera Blanca.


Are you looking to reach an emblematic Peruvian summit? Then climbing Nevado Pisco is the adventure for you!

Nevado Pisco (5752 m) is a great option for a mountain climb. In fact, it is perfect if you are acclimatized. You don’t need previous experience: I will guide you to reach this summit.

The ascent is not too steep and moderately difficult. And during the way, the views of Cordillera Blanca are truly magnificent. For example, you’ll see Mount Huascarán (6768 m), the highest mountain in Peru. In fact, this 3-day trip is a perfect immersion in Peru’s natural environment.

Does this climbing trip sound tempting? Then please contact me and let’s go on this adventure together!

Hiking trips in my country, Peru, are my specialty. In addition to the one presented here, I can offer for example hiking around Alpamayo and Huascaran or climbing Nevado Vallunaraju.

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Price per person

Group of 1
850 USD

Group of 2
510 USD

Group of 3
480 USD

Group of 4
450 USD

Group of 5
420 USD

Group of 6
400 USD

Group of 7
380 USD

Group of 8
350 USD


Price includes

  • Guiding fee
  • Transport during the trip
  • Permit and entrance fees
  • Group porters (transport of tents, cooking equipment, etc. for the group)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


  • Day 1Huaraz - Base Camp (4700 m)

    Arrival at Base Camp. This is one of the easiest mountains in the area. Keep in mind that it’s a real high tour with 30° ice passages and chinks on the glacier.

    We start at Cebollapampa to reach the basecamp of Nevado Pisco. After a first steep, a flatter part continues. Then we will meet a small waterfall and reach a small area which is ideal to build our base camp.

  • Day 2Ascent - Summit Nevado Pisco (5760 m) - Base Camp

    The summit of the Pisco could also be reached in 2 days, but in order to acclimate us we will better spend some more time.

    We will start to climb to the top some time before sunset. It’s important to carry headlamps, as they will be lighting our way through stony grounds.

    Then we will pass an area of slidy rocks below the Huandoy glacier where we have to calculate with falling stones and be very careful. On the other side of the glacier there are dark rocks that serve us a better way to the top of Nevado Pisco, although they don’€™t seem to be quite consistent.

    Soon we will be arriving to the base of the Nevado Pisco’s glacier. In almost every case, there is a clear trace showing us the way to the saddle. We have to follow the steep ascent before reaching the top at 5760 m.

    From the summit we can observe many mountains such as Huandoy, Chopiqualqui and giant Nevado Huascarán.

  • Day 3Base Camp - Huaraz

    After having breakfast we will start descending to Cebollapampa. Our transfer will we waiting for us. End of services.


Other details

Meeting point

In Huaraz


In tents: VAUDE OR SALEWA / for 2 people, included in the price. We also have a kitchen/dinning tent and a toilet tent.

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Meals are included in the price during the climbing part. Accommodation in tents during the climb is included, but nights in Lima and Huaraz are not included.

Collective technical equipment is included, but not individual.

Equipment needed: sleeping bag, climbing boots, crampons, ice axe, gaiters, harness, snow glasses, appropriate clothes, personal medicines, etc.

Prices above 8 persons : 9 pax: 380 USD / 10-11 pax: 350 USD / 12-13 pax: 330 USD / 14 pax: 300 USD / 15 pax: 280 USD


About the Guide


IFMGA/UIAGM mountain guide from Peru.

He was born in 1960 in Huaraz / Peru. With his 15th Age he learned the world of trekking and mountaineering know by he accompanied his father on trips with his clients.

To this day he is still working as a mountain guide and tour operator. For many years he was able to acquire a lot of knowledge about the mountains, making it one of the most experienced certified mountain guides.

He runs a family travel agency based in Huaraz, which was founded by his father, and is now managed by Juventino and his son, Eric.



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