Trekking & Climbing in the Cordillera Blanca Range
Santa Cruz trek is one of the best rated trekking routes in world with spectacular mountain views and crystaline water lakes with two high passes punta union at 4,700m. and portachuelo 4,750m.
Santa Cruz trek is one of the best rated trekking routes in world with spectacular mountain views and crystaline water lakes with two high passes punta union at 4,700m. and portachuelo 4,750m. wirh beautiful lakes as ichiccocha , jatuncocha , and the llanganuco lakes.
The Ishinca Valley is located just outside of Huaraz, and is an excellent location to climb a variety of two peaks. This trip will ascend a variety of climbs that are great for beginning high altitude climbers wanting to gain high altitude climbing experience. the short approach provides for a maximum amount of time to acclimate and learn glacier, snow and ice climbing skills. First Ishinca 5,650 and Tocllaraju 6,030m
Arrive – Lima Peru – transfer to hotel
Lima – Huaraz ( by bus or by flight )
Acclimatization day ( tour to churup lake 4,450m.)
Huaraz – Cashapampa 2900m. – Llamacorral 3700m
Llamacorral – Alpamayo Base Camp – Taullipampa 4,250m.
Taullipampa – Punta Union pass 4,700m. – Cachinapampa 3,700m.
Cachinapampa – Vaqueria – Llanganuco Huaraz
Rest day – Buy meal for Ishinca Valley
Day 09. –
Huaraz – Cochapampa Ishinca Base Camp 4300m.
Base Camp – Ishinca Summit 5,560m – Base Camp
Base Camp – Moraine Camp 4,800m
Moraine Camp – Tocllaraju Summit 6,030m. Base Camp
Base Camp – Cochapampa – Huaraz Hotel
Huaraz – Lima ( by public bus or by flight )
INCLUDE IN THE PRICE
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
- English speaking Certified Climbing Trekking Guide
- Cook during the trek / climb
- Meal during the trek
- Donkeys and donkey driver
- Personal tents
- Dining tent kitchen tent , toilet tent
- Private touris transport
- Entrance fees to Huascaran National Park
- Acclimatizin day tour to churup lake
- Extra horse for more 4 persons
- Taxi from bus station to hotel – Huaraz
- First Aid kit
- Personal trekking climbing gears
- Hotel Lima / Huaraz
- Ticket Bus or Flight
- Sleeping bag
- Meal in town
Date & Price
The best month are:
The best season for climbing and trekking in peru is during the Andean Winter (late April to September). The weather in the Cordillera Blanca is among the best found in the entire Andean Range.
Early season conditions will include seasonal snow cover on the glaciers, while later in the season conditions become icy and the wind increases. We’ve found the period of May-August the best.
Although storms can occur, long periods of stable, dry weather are prevalent. However, like all big mountains such as Huascaran , Chopicalqui, and others peaks of the Cordillera Blanca generate and attract their own weather making it impossible to predict.
Be prepared for a wide range of temperatures; from freezing nights, to snowy and windy conditions, to bright sunshine intensified by the high altitude.
This wide fluctuation in temperatures makes it important to bring everything on the equipment list. Please call for more details and help with equipment questions you may have while preparing for this adventure.
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