We’ll pick you up and transfer you to the hotel.
We’ll go from Lima to Huaraz (3,100 meters) by bus in an 8-hour drive. You will see the astonishing landscape of the Cordillera Blanca on the way.
We’ll drive south to the Santa Cruz pass and walk through the Cordillera Negra to the Wilcacocha lake (3,745 meters).
We’ll go from Huaraz to Pitec (3,885 meters) and walk during 3 hours to the Churup lake (4,450 meters) inside the Huascaran National Park.
We’ll drive to Pashpa (3,600 meters) and start our hike to the Ishinca Hut (4,350 meters). We’ll contemplate the beautiful surrounding peaks during the hike.
First, we’ll go from the refuge to the Ishinca North Glacier. Then, from there we’ll continue with our splitboards. When we reach the Ishinca summit (5,530 meters) we’ll see the incredible landscapes from its top. Finally, we’ll return to the refuge through the southwest glacier under the Ranrapalca mountain.
Preparation day for Tocllaraju.
We’ll hike from the hut and reach the Camp 1 (5,000 meters) to the Tocllaraju.
We’ll reach the Tocllaraju summit (6,034 meters). We’ll do part of our hike with our splitboard on. Finally, we’ll return to the Camp and then to the refuge.
Extra day in case of bad weather.
We’ll return to Pashpa and then drive to Huaraz.
Day off to prepare for the departure.
We’ll drive to Lima and say goodbye.
IFMGA/UIAGM Mountain Guide from Perú, based in Huaraz, Cordillera Blanca.
I like mountaineering and skiing. I recently completed the ski certification in Argentina, so I'm one of the few fully IFMGA certified guides in Peru. I've also guided in Ecuador, Bolivia, Argentina and the Alps.
Some of my favourite trips are climbing in the Dolomites, Fitz Roy in El Chalten, and mountain biking across Peru, Bolivia and Chile.
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