CORDILLERA BLANCA
 
     

HUASCARAN MOUNTAIN (6768 masl)

TIMING 6 days
ACTIVITY Climbing
HIGHEST POINT 6768 masl
GRADE Technical

 

Huascaran Mountain

DAY 1: Huaraz - Musho - Base Camp (4350 masl).

We leave from Huaraz city by van  towards north of Callejon de Huaylas, passing through the city of Carhuaz, and Mancos Village, then follow the road to the east and reach the Musho village (Yungay), in this place we meet the  donkey drivers and donkeys, from here we walk up to the Base Camp. About 4 to 5 hours.

 DAY 2: Base Camp - Camp I (5260 masl).

In the morning we ascend over the moraine and reach the ice (easy acces), we put on the climbing gear, then reach the Camp I. About 5 to 6 hours.

DAY 3: Camp I - Camp II (6000 masl).

Ascending to camp II
Camp II

It´s our second day over the ice, we ascend to the Camp II, there are crevasses to avoid. About 5 to 6 hours.

DIA 4: Camp II - Summit of Huascarán (6768 masl) - Campo II.

Huascaran summit 6768 masl

We leave at dawn and climb the south peak of Huascaran, the Peru´s highest point (6768 masl), there are crevasses and ice walls, from the Summit we have a panoramic view of the Cordillera Blanca and Cordillera Negra from North to South, then descend to Camp II. About 11 to 12 hours.

DAY 5: Camp II - Base Camp.

In the morning we descend to Base Camp. About 5 to 6 hours.

DAY 6: Base Camp - Musho - Huaraz.

In our return  to Musho Village, our prívate van will be waiting for to take us back to Huaraz city.

 

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