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Huayhuash Haute Route hike for experts

Huayhuash Haute Route
Huayhuash Haute Route
Huayhuash Haute Route
Huayhuash Haute Route

The Huayhuash Haute Route is a challenging adventure for advanced hikers. If you're one of them join the local IFMGA guide Quique in this 17-day expedition through one of the most amazing mountain ranges of the Peruvian Andes.



17 Days

May - Sep


If you are an experienced hiker in search of a big challenge in the Peruvian Andes, you're in the right place.

Today I have a spectacular plan for people who already have some trekking experience and a strong fitness level. I would like to invite you to walk through the Huayhuash Haute Route.

Unlike the classic trek in this mountain range, this high route is an off the beaten track. With my help you can reach the heart of the Cordillera Huayhuash passing by suspended glaciers and crystal water lakes. In addition to that, you'll witness the immensity of the famous Siula Grande wall. And if we are lucky, we will be able to enjoy the flight of the Andean condors.

If I had to sum up the main reasons why you should come with my through the Huayhuash Haute Route, I'd list the following ones:

  • The most stunning views of all the Huayhuash range;

  • We will walk by high passes at the foot of the glaciers;

  • It is an uncrowded route, with few people on the trail.

Are you ready for this demanding but rewarding adventure? So, fill out the form and contact me! We can discuss your ideas and wishes and I will organize the perfect trip for you.


Day 1: Lima- Huaraz

Day 2: Marcará- Vicos Chancos - Copa community- Marcará

Day 3: Marcará- Pashpa (3500 m) - Ishinca Hut (4350 m)

Day 4: Ishinca Hut - Longoni Hut (5000 m) - Ishinca Hut

Day 5: Hut - Marcará

Day 6: Huaraz – Cuartelhuain (4100 m)

Day 7: Cuartehuain  – Ninashanca Pass (4700 m) - Mitucocha Lake (4300 m)

Day 8: Mitucocha – Alcay Pass (4800 m) – Carhuacocha Lake (4180 m)

Day 9: Carhuacocha – Siula Pass (4830 m) – Huayhuash (4400 m)

Day 10: Huayhuash – Trapecio Pass (5000 m) – Yanapampa (4500 m)

Day 11: Yanapampa – San Antonio (5030 m) – Sarapococha Lagoon (4500 m)

Day 12: Sarapococha – Cerro Mirador (5150 m) – Segya (4400 m) - Caramarca Lake

Day 13: Segya - Rasac Pass (5120 m) – Jahuacocha Lake (4050 m)

Day 14: Free Day

Day 15: Jahuacocha – Pampa Llamac (4300 m) – Llamac (3300 m) – Huaraz

Day 16: Huaraz - Lima

Day 17: Flight back home


About the guide

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Mountain 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!


Italian | French | English



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What people are saying about Quique



Had a great time, felt safe with certified guide.



Our guide, Quique. was top notch. I have used guides all over the world and he stands out in his knowledge, professionalism and kindness. I hope to try and use him in the future. In the mountains, one must adjust to changing conditions and he did so quickly and competently. Besides being one of the nicest people I have ever met, his skills in the mountains cannot be doubted.

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