May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
We will leave from the city of Huaraz by bus in direction to the North until arriving at the town of Taricá from where we will take the detour to the East. Once we get to Cochapampa we will meet the team of porters and continue along the road to take the trail that will take us to the Ishinca base camp. Walking time: 4 to 5 hours.
We will get up at 4 AM for breakfast. Then we will leave through a well marked trail towards the moraine camp and then, ascend the glacier until we are finally at the summit of the Nevado Urus. From here we will enjoy an impressive view of the mountains of Huascarán, Copa, Aquilpo, Tocllaraju, Palcaraju, Pucaraju, Ishinca, Ranrapalca, Ocshapalca and Vallunaraju. Return down by the same path. Total walking time: 6 to 8 hours.
Today we will get up at 3 AM. After breakfast we will start walking by the opposite side of the previous day, crossing the pampa and dodging some streams of the Toclla lagoon until arriving at the trail that will take us to the foot of the glacier. Then we will walk on the glacier until we reach the summit. We will enjoy the panoramic view for a few minutes and then, return to the base camp. Hiking time of the day: 8 to 10 hours.
Return by the same way until arriving at Cochapampa where the bus will be waiting for the return to the city of Huaraz.
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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