Rock climbing in Cordillera Blanca for all levels

Would you like to go rock climbing in Cordillera Blanca, in Peru? Then join Octavio, an IFMGA certified guide and have fun out in the mountains!




Trip Duration

1+ day

Mountain Range


People per Guide

4 people

Trip Level


Offer Period

Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Dec

Type of Trip

Not specified


Join me and let’s go rock climbing in Cordillera Blanca, in Peru! I offer programs for all levels! We can go out to the rocky mountains in Chancos, Olives or Monterrey. Also in Machay Hatun and Shupluy!

The Cordillera Blanca is the highest tropical mountain range in the world! I will guide you through different levels and lots of exciting climbing routes!

Most important, I can set a program according to your level and goals. We will have a great time out in the rocks!

Los Olives is a 15 minutes ride from Huaraz and offers a difficulty grade that goes from 5a to 7b,. Also, you can have an amazing view of Huaraz under glacial peaks!

Then, Hatun Machay is a paradise from rock climbers. Its climbing difficulty goes from 5a to 8a+. It’s about 2 hours outside Huaraz. It has over 400 bolted routes! Also, beautiful sunsets, sunrises, sunsets and hiking routes.

In Chancos, the difficulty is from 5a to 6b. Besides, Chancos is also popular because of its thermal baths. They are traditionally called as the Fountain of Youth. Chancos is located 30 kilometres north of the city of Huaraz.

Shupluy is about an our from Hauraz. It’s a fantastic craig, with the sound of a stream and the view of a distant snowy mountain. We will find lots of great 5.10 routes with nice rock.

Finally, Monterrey‘s climbing difficulty is grade 5a to 5+. This is a small crag, 20 minutes from the center of Huaraz.

So contact me if you want to go rock climbing in Cordillera Blanca! I will be happy to answer any questions about the program. And you can also join me in my Nevado Copa 4-day expedition! Check it out!

Price includes

  • Guiding fee
  • All meals during trip
  • Transport to the start of the trip
  • Group equipment


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

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Los Olivos and Monterrey (Full Day): 55 USD per person
Chancos (Full Day): 66 USD per person
Shupluy (Full Day): 72 USD per person
Hatunmachay (3 Days): 220 USD per person

Group size: Minimum 2/Máximum 12 people

Contact me for information about equipment


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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