CORDILLERA BLANCA
 
     

URUS MOUNTAIN (5495 masl)

TIMING 3 days
ACTIVITY Climbing
HIGHEST POINT 5495 masl
GRADE Moderate

 

Urus Mountain.

DAY 1: Huaraz - Pashpa (3400 masl) - Ishinca  Base Camp (4350 masl).

Pashpa

We leave from Huaraz city by van towards north up to the Pashpa Village, where we start the trekking, ascending through Ishinca Valley and reach the campsite in the same valley, with beautiful views of mountains such as Tocllaraju (6032 masl), Palcaraju (6274 masl) and Urus (5495 masl). About 5 to 6 hours.

DAY 2: Base Camp - Summit of Urus (5495 msnm) - Base Camp.

View of Tocllaraju mountain from the Urus summit
View of Palcaraju mountain from the Urus summit

We leave at dawn, ascending over the moraine and reach the ice, then start climbing  up to the Summit, from where we have views of mountains as Tocllaraju (6032 masl), Ishinca (5530 masl), Palcaraju (6274 masl), Aquilpo (5751 masl), Vicos (5325 masl), Copa (6188 masl) and Huascaran (6768 masl), then descend to Base Camp. About 8 to 10 hours.

DAY 3: Base Camp - Pashpa - Huaraz.

In our return to the Pashpa Village our private van will be waiting for to take us back to  Huaraz city.

Also see.
Climbing: Ishinca Mountain
3 days
Climbing: Tocllaraju Mountain
4 days
Climbing: Urus - Ishinca - Tocllaraju Mountains
7 days
 

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