From Huaraz we will go to the second hairpin of the Portachuelo del Llanganuco pass, going through the Callejon de Huaylas until Yungay, before heading east of Huaraz. Then, we will reach the Llanganuco Valley where we will be able to observe two lakes with emerald-like water: Chinancocha and Orconcocha. We will start our hike passing through the Quenuales forest, before reaching a ridge and continuing until we reach Campo Morrena where we will spend the night. (Approx. 4 to 5 hours).
We will start the hike by crossing several moraines until we reach the glacier. Then, we will start the journey up to the 5380m point where we will set up camp. (Approx. 4 hours).
We will start our hike at 1 am, ascending until we reach the ridge, before continuing onto the first wall (50m, 50-60°) and then the second wall (60m, 50-65°) . *Please note that the inclination varies every year. We will climb to the Chopicalqui summit where great mountain views will await us. Later, we will descend to Campo Morrena. (Approx. 5 to 6 hour hike.)
On the last day, we will descend to the hairpin, where our transport will be waiting for us to return to Huaraz. (Approx. 3 to 4 hours).
Tents in camps
Maximum group size: 12
Price 8/12 people: USD 660
THE PRICE ALSO INCLUDES: Cook and Helpers-Private transportation Huaraz / according to the program / Huaraz- Kitchen and dinning tent-Cooking equipment-Tent for 2 People-Toilette tent. NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE: Acclimatization tour- Entrance fee to Huascaran National Park- Porters (for tents and food)-Donkeys-Donkey drivers- Horse (in case of emergency during trekking)-Not mentioned food and beverages-Personal camping and climbing equipment (sleeping bag, climbing boots, crampons, ice axe, gaiters, harness, snow glasses, appropriate clothes, personal medicines, etc.).
Founder, manager and Mountain Guide of Andean Peaks
Member of IVBV (Internationale Vereinigung der Bergführerverbände) IFMGA (International Federation of Mountain Guides Association) UIAGM (Union Internationale des Associations de Guide de Montagne).
I was born and raised in the hamlet of Yarush in 1987, at the foot of the Cordillera Blanca. From very young age i was born my passion for the mountains. In 2003 I started as enthusiast to climbing in rock next to my brother Eloy. In 2009 i obtained the title as ''official guide of high mountain'', i also ranks first in his class.
I enjoys doing sports climbing and opening new avenues in the cordillera Blanca, and in other countries. My wide experience has meant that he has climbed most of the mountains in cordillera blanca.
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