Guided ascent week in Cordillera Blanca to Pisco summit

Gaston, ACGM mountain guide, will lead you through this amazing guided ascent week in Cordillera Blanca all the way up to the famous Pisco Summit (5752 m). Prepare for the ultimate Peruvian adventure!




Trip Duration

7 days

Mountain Range

Cordillera Blanca

People per Guide

Trip Level


Offer Period

Jul, Aug

Type of Trip

Not specified



    I propose a 7-day program full of adventures, breathtaking panoramic views and unforgettable experiences. Come and join me on this unique guided ascent week in Cordillera Blanca to Pisco Summit (5752 m)!

    Extending over 200 kilometers, Cordillera Blanca is the most extensive tropical ice-covered range in the world and has the biggest concentration of ice in the country. During this mountaineering adventure, I invite you to explore one of its most popular peaks, the Pisco Summit (5752 m).

    First, we will meet in the beautiful capital city of Lima. Then, we will take a private bus to Huaraz where we’ll rest and relax in the Tumi Hotel and get ready to start this mountaineering adventure. On our second day, we’ll transfer to Nevado Pisco Base Camp (4400 m) where we’ll start with our acclimatization process. During the days to come, I will make sure all participants are enjoying themselves in a fun and safe way and that everyone  makes it to the top in the best possible conditions.

    This guided ascent week is suitable for intermediate climbers who want to improve their mountaineering techniques. It also is ideal for travelers who want to discover one of the most amazing vistas in South America.  Please bear in mind that all participants will need a good fitness level. 

    This mountaineering adventure is the best way to discover the amazing Pisco Summit. So, if you are ready for the challenge, send your request! I guarantee this will be a unique experience!

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    Price per person


    Price includes

    • Guiding fee
    • Accommodation
    • Half-board meals during trip
    • Transport during the trip
    • Group equipment
    • Permit and entrance fees
    • Porters
     Price does not include : - Personal equipment - Transport to the start of the trip -


    • Day 1Arrival in Lima

      Arrival in Lima at 6:15 am.

      Transport to Huaraz and arrival to Hotel Tumi.

    • Day 2Transfer to Nevado Pisco Base Camp (4400 m)
    • Day 3Acclimatization trek to 69 Lagoon

      Acclimatization trek to 69 Lagoon and return back to base camp.


    • Day 4Ascent to mountain hut (4700 m)
    • Day 5Nevado Pisco ascent (5752 m)

      It will take us between 12 and 14 hours to ascend the Nevado Pisco. Then, we’ll return back to the mountain hut.

    • Day 6Return to Huaraz

      Return to Huaraz where we’ll enjoy our last dinner at the hotel.

    • Day 7Transfer to Lima

      Transfer from Huaraz to Lima Airport .



    Other details

    Skill level required


    Fitness level required



    Hotel in Huaraz

    In a tent



    About the Guide


    Come and let me show you amazing views in the Andes mountain range. Get in touch with me, I can offer you unique experiences!

    I'm an instructor, Mountain Guide and professional photographer. I have more than 35 years of professional experience in expeditions such as the Himalayas, the Alps, the Antarctic and the Andes. I've reached more than 300 summits, such as the Aconcagua South Wall, Gasherbrum ll in Pakistan, Pilar of the Brenva Mont Blanc, Mount Everest, Mount Shisapagma in the Tibet and the Aconcagua, between many others.

    I was a founding member of the National Mountain School, member of the expeditions commission of the UIAA (based in Switzerland), member of ANENA (France) and founding member of the Chilean Exploration Association. I've published 6 books related to mountaineering and produced several TV documentary films.

    I currently work as an independent mountain guide and I organize expeditions and treks in Bolivia, Peru, Argentina, Nepal, Chilean Patagonia and Chilean Andes. I'm also teacher at the San Sebastián University.

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