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Laguna Llaca and Ranrapalca Glacier day hike near Huaraz

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Head to the wonderful Laguna Llaca and Rantapalca Glacier in Peru on a day hike with Daniel, a local IFMGA certified guide.


Cordillera Blanca

1 Day

Mar - Nov




* Set out on an exciting and beautiful hike in Peru.

* Discover breathtaking views of the Cordillera Blanca.

* Enjoy a picnic at 4,475 meters above sea level.


Looking for new hiking adventures? I’ve got the perfect one for you! This stunning trip to the Laguna Llaca and Ranrapalca Glacier, Peru will dazzle your senses. Follow me!

This adventure begins with a 1 hour and 45 minutes drive from Huaraz to the Llaca valley. On our way there, we’ll go by the Marian and Cachipampa Village, home to traditional Andean houses with red roofs. Once we reach our starting point, we’ll hike for an hour to reach the foot of the Ranrapalca glacier. We will continue towards the top of the hill, where outstanding views and a perfect picnic spot will await us. Finally, we’ll descend to take a car back to Huaraz.

I recommend this hike to physically fit participants. Even though the hike is not long, we’ll be reaching an altitude of 4,475 meters above sea level. Of course, I will be there every step of the way to help and guide you.

Excited? I know I am. Book your trip now and get ready to explore this stunning location with unbelievable views in the Cordillera Blanca!

The Cordillera Blanca offers tons of possibilities to explore. If you are looking for more options, check out the trips I offer to Cordillera Huayhuash or the Olleros-Chavin trail.

Price includes

- Guiding fee


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I can help you rent your equipment, if you need to.

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About the guide

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Mountain Guide

IFMGA/UIAGM guide from Perú.

I was born in the Huaraz city, which is located between cordillera blanca & cordillera negra neighbor of huayhuash mountain range.

My passion for the mountain was born since I was a child, because I watched my father going to the mountain. When I was 13 years old I started going on treks with my father and clients, and as soon as I finished my high school I applied to the high school mountain center studies (CEAM) in 2001 and I graduated as an official mountain guide in 2005.

I have a wide guiding experience in trekking and climbing, organizing, trekking and climbing expeditions into cordillera Blanca & huayhuash in the Peruvian mountains.

I guided successfully in Mexico, Argentina where I climbed conquering the mount Aconcagua at (6959 m).

In Peru I have climbed the most beautiful mountain in the world mount "Alpamayo", and the Peruvian highest peak "mount Huascaran south peak". In 2005 I made a speed record climbing mounts "Alpamayo" & "Quitaraju" in 32 hours 16 minutes. I also opened some new routes to climbing in cordillera Blanca.

Aside from the AGMP / IFMGA certification, I also have the WFR certification.


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