Nevado Copa, hike expedition in Peru

Discover one of the most attractive mountains in Peru with Octavio, a mountain professional. Nevado Copa it's a great spot for mountain lovers.

 
 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

4 days

Mountain Range

Cordillera Blanca

People per Guide

-

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

May, Aug

Type of Trip

Not specified


 
A fabulous climb adventure in one of the most beautiful summits of the Cordillera Blanca: Nevado Copa!

Located in the Ancash region in the Huascaran National Park, Nevado Copa has 6188 meters of altitude. It has a moderate ascent difficulty and it’s an ideal option for climb lovers.

for more information, Below is the detailed itinerary:

– DAY 1: Meeting at Huaraz city. From there we drive to Pueblos Vicos. We start our hike going through the village and the eucalyptus forests until reach the Base Camp Legiacocha (4700m).

– DAY 2: Before hiking to the High Camp (5200m), we walk along the shores of the Legiacocha Lake. At the end of the day, we spend the night at the camp.

– DAY 3: This is the summit’s day. We start at 1 am hiking over the glacier and crossing crevices. Once we arrive to the top, we’ll enjoy amazing views of mountains. Afterwards, we descend to High Camp and the to Base Camp.

– DAY 4: Finally, we return to Vicos, where a bus will waiting to take us back to Huaraz city.

As a final point, climbers must have some prior experience in altitude and also a good physical condition to attempt to Nevado Copa. Besides being the easiest 6000 meters elevated mountain in the range, it has many crevices and also rock and ice ridges.

So, if you have any interest in ascend Nevado Copa, I invite you to contact me! I’ll be glad to be your guide and make you discover such a beautiful place.

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
  • Accommodation
  • All meals during trip
  • Transport to the start of the trip
  • Transport during the trip
  • Luggage transfer during the trip
  • Group equipment
  • Permit and entrance fees
  • Porters
 

 

What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund. Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.

What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).

What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.

 

Other details

 
Meeting point
Huaraz city
 

About the Guide

 
 

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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