Guided ascent to Cordillera Blanca southern summits

The Southern Cross is a really amazing experience to climb 4 of the highest summits of the Cordillera Blanca. In company of the local IFMGA guide Quique, you'll conquer the peaks of Chopicalqui, Ishinca, Tocllaraju and Urus, in only 12 days!




Trip Duration

12 days

Mountain Range

Cordillera Blanca

People per Guide

Trip Level


Offer Period

May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Type of Trip

Not specified



    I am happy to invite you climb 4 summits of the Cordillera Blanca in 12 days!

    It’s my pleasure to organize this incredible and unique expedition in the Cordillera Blanca. It consists in climbing four of the main summits of this mountain range.

    During these 12 days we will enter two breathtaking Peruvian valleys. On the one hand, we will get to the Llanganuco valley to ascend the amazing Nevado Chopicalqui, the hardest climb of the trip. It is a 6350-meter summit which can be also climbed in a 4-day expedition I am leading. If you want more details about it please check out my climbing program to Chopicalqui.

    On the other hand, we will climb the Ishinca (5530 m), the Tocllaraju (6074 m) and the Urus (5490 m) peaks, which belong to the Ishinca valley. This group of mountains is accessible to all those climbers with a good fitness level.

    These four summits are a group of tropical peaks of the south hemisphere. And if we join them together in an imaginary way, they form what we call the “Southern Cross”. The panoramic view we will obtain from this mountain expedition is one of the highlights of the trip.

    So, if you find this adventure interesting, please get in touch with me as soon as possible. We can discuss your wishes and expectations and plan a perfect trip for you and your group. 


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    Price per person

    Group of 5
    2389 USD

    Group of 6
    2305 USD

    Group of 7
    2070 USD

    Group of 8
    2034 USD


    Price includes

    • Guiding fee

    About the Guide


    IFMGA/UIAGM - AGMP Mountain Guide from Perú.

    I began my mountain work when I was 18 years old as cook and carrier (porter) and I am now a Mountain Guide UIAGM – AGMP.

    1998: I studied French at the Alliance Française in Cusco.
    2000: I was accepted at the Don Bosco School for Guides of the Andes through the intermediary of the Italian volunteers of the Operazione Matto Grosso, technical support of the Association of the Mountain Guides of Peru.
    2005: I passed my diploma as Mountain Guide UIAGM-AGMP. Climbing in Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego, Argentina.
    2008-2011: Extra training as a Guide in Italy.
    Since 2011, I have been Secretary of the of Peruvian Mountain Guides Association.
    2013: Guiding in Ecuador, Cotopaxi, Chimborazo, Illinizas.
    2014: Climbing to Utah, Usa.
    2015: Exploring trip in Cordillera Central, close to Lima, Perú.

    I speak French, Italian and English fluently. For more than 12 years I have been organizing and managing trekking, mountaineering in Peru and expeditions to the Aconcagua since 2007.

    Contact me if you are interested in doing a mountain trip to Peru!

    FROM 2034 USDper person


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