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Hatun Machay rock climbing day, Cordillera Negra, Peru

Join certified mountain guide Octavio Salazar Obregon on an exciting rock climbing day in Hatun Machay in Peru's awe-inspiring Cordillera Negra!

Mountain RangeAndes
Duration1/2 day
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelBeginner
Fitness LevelOpen to everyone
Type of tripPrivate


  • Climb on the amazing rocks in the Hatun Machay forest in the Cordillera Negra!

  • Discover amazing cave paintings, petroglyphs and rock formations.

  • Revel at the stunning beauty of the Peruvian mountain landscapes and people.


Would you like to discover a truly unique rock climbing destination in Peru? Then join me on this exhilarating program to Hatun Machay in the Cordillera Negra!

Hatun Machay is a rocky forest located in Peru’s Cordillera Negra. This awe-inspiring place boasts amazing granite rock eroded by water, wind, and glaciers. On this rock climbing program, we will find a variety of 15 to 60-meter routes for different levels at an altitude of approximately 4200m (13779ft.).

We will set off from Huaraz and pass the towns of Recuay, Ticapampa, and Catac. Then,  we will take a detour to the Cordillera Negra and once we reach the checkpoint, we will start with a 15 or 20 min hike towards the stone forest of Hatun Machay, where you will see cave paintings, petroglyphs and different rock formations. After enjoying some amazing climbing, we will return to Huaraz.

This program is open to participants of all levels, we will find the perfect route for you. Furthermore, I will be there every step of the way to help and guide you!

So, are you ready for an amazing rock climbing adventure in Peru? Then book your place now and join me on this exciting 1-day program to Hatun Machay in the breathtaking Cordillera Negra!

You can also join me on a 1-day hiking adventure to Uruscocha Lake in the Cordillera Blanca!


Meeting point

Av. Inter Oceanica 1567, Nueva Florida Huaraz - Perú, Also we can go to their hotel for the briefing



Equipment you will need to bring




Belay device

Water bottle

Other gear: Sport clothes

About the guide

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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.

What people are saying about Octavio Salazar Obregon

Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 449 each

Group of 2

USD 279 each

Group of 3

USD 258 each

Group of 4

USD 238 each

Group of 5

USD 238 each

Group of 6

USD 238 each

Group of 7

USD 238 each

Group of 8

USD 207 each

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Price includes

- Transport during the trip

- Permit and entrance fees

- Mountain guide's expenses (lifts, meals, accommodation, etc)

- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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