Jun, Jul, Aug
We’ll depart from Huaraz and drive for 2 hours to the point where we’ll meet the porters. Then, we’ll start a 5-hour approach to the Base Camp.
On this day, we’ll ascend to the lagoon at the foot of the mountain and spend the night in a refuge.
On this summit day, we’ll take advantage of the night to reach the summit of Ranrapalca. Then, we’ll take either the east or north side to descend.
We’ll wake up very early and go to the Morrena Camp Tocllaraju, situated at 5,150 meters above sea level. After a 3-hour climb, we’ll reach the glacier at the base of the mountain.
Our climb will start at 00 hours. After we’ll reach the summit, we’ll descend through the normal route.
We’ll take a 4-hour hike to the place where we’ll meet our transport.
Participants should bring coat, sunscreen, sunglasses, warm clothes, waterproof jacket, gloves, waterproof pants, socks, mountain boots, helmet, harness, 2 carabiners with insurance, ATC with HMS carabiner, crampons, sticks and 2 ice axes.
I am an aspirant IFMGA mountain guide, with extensive experience in Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Perú and Ecuador.
I live in Cajón del Maipo, Chile, where climbing opportunities are almost endless!
I do a lot of guiding in South America´s High Mountain, especially on technical routes. I also do rock climbing courses in different parts of Chile and in my city.
During my tours, I try to generate the best experience for my clients, and like to teach them about the cultural and environmental importance of the places we visit.
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