CORDILLERA HUAYHUASH
 
     

RONDOY VALLEY - DIABLO MUDO MOUNTAIN - PACLLON

TIMING 6 days
ACTIVITY Trekking and climbing
HIGHEST POINT 5223 masl
GRADE Moderate

DAY 1: Huaraz – Rondoy Valley

Quartelhuain in the Rondoy Valley

We leave from the huaraz city by van towards the Chiquian City, passing through cities of the Callejon de Huaylas as Recuay, Ticapampa and Catac, observing the mountain chain of the Cordillera Blanca and the Conococha Lake (4050 masl). With a short stop in Chiquian, then continue up to the Rondoy valley passing through villages as Llamac and Pocpa. We camp in Rondoy valley and meet the donkey drivers and donkeys who accompany us during the trekking. About 6 to 7 hours.

DAY 2: Rondoy – Rondoy Pass (4735 masl) – Sambunya Pass (4750 masl) – Jahuacocha Lake (4100 masl).

Jahuacocha Lake

Two Passes await us, the Rondoy Pass (4735 masl), and the Sambunya Pass (4750 masl), observing mountains as Ninashanca (5607 masl), Rondoy (5870 masl), Yerupajachico (6121 masl), Yerupaja (6634 masl), Rasac (6017 masl), Tsacra (5548 masl) and Huacrish (5622 masl), from the Sambunya Pass we can observe below the beautiful Solteracocha lake, then descend to the Campsite near the Jahuacocha lake. About 5 to 6 hours.

DAY 3: Rest day  (optional)

We can visit the following places.

  • The Cerro Amarillo (Yellow hill).
  • The Solteracocha Lake, where we can find remains of a plane that fell in 1954.

DAY 4: Jahuacocha –  Yaucha Pass  (4847 masl) - Cashpapampa (4500 masl)

After having breakfast we ascend towards Yaucha Pass, from where we can appreciate the mountain chain of Cordillera Huayhuash, finally we descend towards our next campsite in the site called Cashpapampa.About 4 to 5 hours.

DAY 5: Cashpapampa – DiablomudoMountain (5223 masl) – Cashpapampa.

Diablomudo Mountain

We leave at dawn, walking over the moraine and reach the ice, then start climbing up to the Summit, from where we can observe many mountains of the Cordillera Huayhuash, and then descend to our campsite. About 7 to 8 hours.

DAY 6: Cashpapampa – PacllonVillage(3350 masl) – Huaraz

This last day we walk down passing through the Achin valley towards Pacllon Village where our private bus will be waiting for to take us back to Huaraz city. About 4 to 5 hours.

 

Also see:
Trekking: Llamac - Llamac

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Trekking: Llamac - Cajatambo

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Trekking: Queropalca - Llamac

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Trekking: Rondoy - Llamac

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Trekking + Climbing: Llamac - Pumarinri Mountain - Diablomudo Mountain - Llamac

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