Jun, Jul, Aug
We will leave in direction to the north of the city of Huaraz, passing through the city of Carhuaz and arriving at the town of Mancos to take the detour towatds the east. We will then arrive at the village of Musho where we will leave the bus. Here we will meet the team of donkeys and donkey drivers to continue our journey to the base camp of the Nevado Huascarán. Walking time: 4 to 5 hours.
The ascent will be by a well marked trail that will take us to the Huascarán mountain hut, where the entrance of the Huascaran National Park is. Then, we will continue our ascent until the Camp 1. The route is easy and the landscape is cozy. Hiking time of the day: 3 to 4 hours.
Today we will leave at 5 AM to move to the Camp 2. During the way we will go through an ice channel and an avalanche zone arriving at Camp 2 in the afternoon. There, we will prepare our technical material together with a breathtaking sunset view. Walking time: 3 to 4 hours.
Big day! We will get up at midnight to get ready. After breakfast we will start the ascent towards the summit, from where the view is amazing and you will be able to see the real magnitude of the Cordillera Blanca. After a few minutes at the top we will descend to Camp 2. It will take about 8 to 10 hours.
Today we will continue the descent towards the moraine camp where we will set up the camp, next to the hut to appreciate the landscape and the sunset.
We will keep descending through the same way we ascended the second day, until reaching the base camp where our team of donkey drivers waits for the final descent towards Musho. From there we will return to Huaraz by bus.
Not included in the price:
- Personal meals and guide's meals
- Personal technical equipment
- Sleeping bag
- Entrance Fee to Huascarán National Park (65.00 soles per person)
AGMP - UIAGM Guide from Perú
Edgar Hugo Sifuentes Maguiña Mountain Officer Guide AGMP - UIAGM (Operations Manager) trained as a Mountain Diploma Guide in 1992, with the Mountain Guides Association of Peru (AGMP), under the agreement between the Ministry of Tourism of Peru and COTESU (Swiss Technical Cooperation), in 1996 enters the table of Instructors of the AGMP to date. In 1999 the AGMP joined the UIAGM (International Union of Mountain Guides Associations) in which he is also a member, in 2001 he is President of the AGMP making substantial changes within the Institution.
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