HUAMASHRAJU (5434m)

One of the few mountains which combines scenic beauty and difficulty. From Huaraz city it is visible as a pyramid of rock and ice that points up to the sky.

Nevado Huamashraju (5434m)
Nevado Huamashraju (5434m)

Day 1: Huaraz – jancu –base camp

We leave Huaraz  city (3,100 m) in private transport and after an hour journey we reach the settlement of Jancu, near the foot of the mountain, from here we start walking for around four hours to Base Camp Huamashraju, where we set our tents  (4,600 m).

Day 2: Huamashraju summit day – Base camp

This day we get up early and after a hot drink we leave for through an annoying moraine to reach the glacier. After crossing the glacier we will begin the end wall climbing of about 65 ° ice / snow for a couple of rope lengths to the summit. Summit is reached at an average of 5 hours climbing from the base camp. Descend by the same route and rappels.

Day 2: Base camp – jancu – Huaraz

After breakfast and after disassembling the camp,we´ll begin the return to Jancu, here we expect transport to return to the city of Huaraz.

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Nevado Pisco (5753 M)

Huandoy summits while climbing towards Pisco
Huandoy summits while climbing towards Pisco

TIME: 4 days

GRADE OF DIFUCULTY : Medium / hard

Day 1: From Huaraz to cebollapampa then hike on a good path at Pisco Base Camp at 4650m 2½ hours

Day 2: Climb over moraine rocks to Morena Camp. 4900m 3 hours

Day 3: 40 minutes climb on moraine to the glacier, then on the snow for about 4 to 5 hours to the summit. Return to Base Camp mid afternoon. About 10 to 12 hours total for the day.

Day 4: An easy descent down to the road at Cebollapmpa 1½ hours and return to Huaraz in our private