Discover one of the most attractive mountains in Peru with Octavio, a mountain professional. Nevado Copa it's a great spot for mountain lovers.
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.
– 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.
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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Octavio is very nice guy with acceptable command of English