Climbing Pisco – Huascaran Mountain 11 daysadmin
Day 01: Huaraz – Llanganuco – Pisco Base Camp
After breakfast in the Hotel we will aboard the Van to go along the Callejón de Huaylas in the north side of Huaraz. Passing different traditional Andean towns, Carhuaz (2650m), Yungay, this city was buried by an Avalanche that fell down from Huascarán Mountain in 1970, the New Yungay (2500m), from here we have to start going up to the Llanganuco Valley, almost in the base of Huascarán Mountain in its north side, for the entrance to the Llanganuco Valley we will register in the National Parks Control, after we will visit the two lakes of Llanganuco, where we will have Lunch, then we will continue going up to the Base Camp of Pisco, if it is not cloud we will appreciate the impressionant peaks of the Mountains, Huascaran, Chopicalqui, Pisco, Huandoy, and others, We will arrive to the base Camp Pisco accompanied by the donkey drivers and mountain staff around 3 pm. overnight at (4500m).
Day 02: Base Camp of Pisco – Moraine Camp
After breakfast in the Base Camp we will have free morning to check our climbing gears, after that we will have lunch at 12:00hours, then we start hike up to the Moraine Camp, it will take 2 hours half walking over rocky path; arriving to the Moraine we will have hot tea and dinner, overnight camping at (4850m/15908ft).
Day 03: Moraine Camp – Climb up Pisco (5750m/18860ft) – Base Camp of Pisco
After breakfast in the Moraine Camp at 04:00 hours approximately we will start climbing up for about 1 hour to get the glacier, here we’ll have to put our climbing equipment to start climbing up to the Pisco Summit (5750m/18860ft), after climbing up for about 1 hour we’ll get a quite all of 40mtrs and 50 ° of difficult, after this all we have to climbing for about 2 hours half to get the Summit climbing Pisco, where we’ll enjoy the nice views of different mountains such as: Artesonraju, Alpamayo, Caraz, Huascaran, Chopicalqui, Yanapaccha, Chacraraju, Brogui, Huandoys, etc and a splendid turquoise lake of name (69 lake), after few minutes we’ll start go down to the Moraine Camp, when the porters will be waiting for us already with our equipments to continue go down to the base Camp, arriving to the Base Camp around 16:00hours approximately, overnight in the Base Camp.
Day 04: Base Camp of Pisco– Llanganuco – Huaraz
After last breakfast in the Base Camp of Pisco Mountain, we will descend to Cebollapampa for about 1 hours half, there will be waiting our private transport, and then immediately will aboard the Van to go back to Huaraz, passing Orconcocha and Chinancocha lakes, lunch on the way, then we will arrive to Huascaran National Park control to register with our passport, then we will continue go down to Yungay district, from there we will continue driving along the Callejón de Huaylas to the South side, arriving to Huaraz around 17:00hours approximately, Transfer to the Hotel.
Day 05: Huaraz free day
This day the clients will have free day to do some purchases or to do extra tours. After of the Pisco, we will climbing the Huascaran.
Day 06: Huaraz – Musho – Huascaran Base Camp 3800m/12464ft.
After breakfast in the hotel we will start at 7:00am approximately, along the Callejón de Huaylas to Mancos, from here we will travel to the East side to Musho, arriving to Musho after 1 hour trip, the Donkey Driver will be waiting for us in Musho to transport our climbing equipments to Base Camp of Huascaran (3800m/12464ft), after hiking up for about 4 or 5 hours we will arriving to the Base Camp and overnight Camping.
Day 07: Base Camp of Huascaran – high Camp (Camp 1) 5000m/16400ft
After the breakfast in the Base Camp we will start hiking up to the moraine camp, sometimes rock climbing for about 3 hours to get the glacier, from here we will start climbing the glacier for about 1 hour to the Camp 1 at (5000m), from here we will have a splendid views to see different mountains ours around, overnight Camping over the glacier at (5000m/16400ft).
Day 08: High Camp – Camp 2 (5950m/19516ft)
Today, we will start at 4:00am to climb to the Camp 2, for about 5 hours approximately, in case there are other climbers, we will have to pass a little fast the part of the Channel, this part is avalanche zone, arriving to Camp 2 around 9:00am, overnight camping over the glacier at (5950m).
Day 09: Camp 2 – Climb up Huascaran 6768m/22199ft – Camp 2
After the breakfast in the Camp 2 we will start climbing at 3:00am, along the this route we will enjoy the nice views of different mountains ours around and will enjoy the sunrise in the Cordillera Blanca, arriving to the Summit (6768m) around 7:00am, in the summit we will enjoy the white Mountain Range and take pictures, after stay few minutes we will start go down to the Camp 2 for about 4 hours approximately, arriving to the Camp 2 around 3 or 4:00pm, overnight camping at (5950m/19516ft).
Day 10: Camp 2 – Base Camp of Huascaran
Early in the morning we will start go down to the Base Camp, after go down 2 hours will be arriving to the Moraine Camp, where we will have lunch, after lunch we will continue go down to the Base Camp for about 2 hours more, arriving around 3:00pm, overnight in the Base Camp at (3800m/12464ft).
Day 11: Base Camp of Huascaran – Musho – Huaraz
This morning we will downhill to Musho for about 3 hours approximately. Where our private transfer will be waiting for us to back Huaraz, arriving to Huaraz around (4:00pm), overnight in the Hotel