Climbing Quitaraju (6,040m) in the Cordillera Blanca, 6 days

Let one of our experienced and IFMGA certified guides lead you on a 6-day climb of the Quitaraju peak in the Cordillera Blanca of Peru.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

6 days

Mountain Range

Cordillera Blanca

People per Guide

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Type of Trip

Private

Highlights

 
  • Enjoy a 6-day climbing expedition to the summit of Quitaraju in Peru.

  • Enjoy great views of the Cordillera Blanca from the summit.

  • Spend your nights in various camps further and further up the peak.

 

Considered a classic mountain the Cordillera Blanca, Quitaraju (6,040m) is absolutely gorgeous. As a result, it is very popular with mountaineers visiting from around the world. And, for 6 unforgettable days, we would like to guide you to the summit of this great peak.

Our journey will begin in Huaraz. From there, we will go to Caraz and then Cashapampa, before going to Llamacorral (3,760m), where we will spend the night. On the next day, we will make our way to the Quitaraju base camp (4,300m), which you will get to explore before resting for the night. After that, we will climb up to the high camp of the mountain, which rests at an altitude of 5,400 meters. The day after that, we will climb up to the peak’s majestic summit. For the following two days we will proceed back down the mountain before returning to Huaraz.

While not an exceedingly difficult climb, it is important that participants on this trip have some prior climbing experience, due to the potential difficulties that arise with scaling a mountain of this size. Furthermore, you should be in good physical condition as well.

If you want to climb an amazing, classic peak in the Cordillera Blanca of Peru, you can’t go wrong with Quitaraju. To join us on this 6-day adventure, please send a request. We have no doubt you’ll have a great time.

We also offer a 4-day ascent of Tocllaraju, which you can enjoy here.

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Price per person

 
Group of 1
3105 USD

Group of 2
2070 USD

Group of 3
1955 USD

Group of 4
1840 USD

Group of 5
1725 USD

Group of 6
1380 USD

Group of 7
1380 USD

Group of 8
1380 USD

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
  • Accommodation
  • Transport during the trip
  • Group porters (transport of tents, cooking equipment, etc. for the group)
  • Mules and horses as needed with driver
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 

Itinerary

 
  • Day 1Huaraz (3100) – Caraz (2290m) – Cashapampa (2973m) – Llamacorral (3760m).
  • Day 2Llamacorral (3760m) - Campo Base Quitaraju (4300m).
  • Day 3Campo Base Quitaraju (4300m) – Campo Alto Quitaraju (5400m).
  • Day 4Campo Alto Quitaraju (5400m) - Cumbre Quitaraju (6040m) – Campo Base Quitaraju (4300m).
  • Day 5The Campo Base Quitaraju (4300m) – Llamacorral (3760m).
  • Day 6Llamacorral (3760m) - Cashapampa (2973m) – Huaraz (3100m).
 
 

Other details

 
Skill level required

Intermediate

Fitness level required

Fit

Meeting point

Huaraz

Accommodation

Different camps during the trip.

 

About the Guide

 
 

We are a team of young IFMGA and UIMLA-certified mountain guides and leaders, with extensive experience. We offer hiking and mountain expeditions in the Cordillera Blanca and Huayhuash in Perú, our main adventure destinations. We also offer ascent expeditions to the most emblematic mountains of Argentina, Ecuador and Bolivia.

In Andean Raju Expeditions we are proud of our work. Our priority is always the satisfaction and safety of our customers, always taking care of the conservation and protection of the environment. Our mission goes beyond adventure, we offer our clients a personalized experience and our friendship, sharing our culture, knowledge and love for nature and mountains to ensure every visitor an unforgettable experience.

 
 

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