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Mountain Climbing : Mount Alpamayo
07 days / 06 nights


Alpamayo is a steep, perfectly shaped pyramid of ice, one of many fine peaks that comprise the Santa Cruz massif, the northernmost massif of the Cordillera Blanca. Alpamayo is smaller than many of its neighboring peaks, but overcomes this shortcoming by its breathtaking form. It actually has two sharp summits, North and South, separated by a narrow corniced ridge.

Mount Alpamayo Alpamayo Base Camp


Day 01 : Transfer Huaraz - Caraz - Cashapampa - Llamacorral


Transfer to Caraz - Cashapampa (2980 masl). After 2 hours and half aprox. (trail head) with a private bus, here we will meet our donkey drivers who will help us to transport our mountain equipment and supplies, they will go with us for two days until the base camp, we'll start our trekking through the Santa Cruz ravine, then we'll get the first Camp Llamacorral (3850 masl.) 4-5 hours aprox. Overnight camping.

Day 02 : Llamacorral - Base Camp - Arhuaycocha

We start trekking, after our breakfast, passing the blue-green colour lakes called Ichik Cocha and Jatun Cocha, in 4 hours we have got the Base Camp Arhuaycocha, then we'll start to prepare our climbing equipment for the next day. Overnight camping (4200 masl).

Day 03 : Base Camp - Moreine - Camp (1)

We'll start going-up to the moreine and we'll climb snow until the Camp 1 (5300 masl), overnight in the glacier.

Day 04 : Rest Day o (variations of time)

We'll rest to explore or bad conditions of the weather, overnight in the glacier.

Day 05 : Camp (1) - Summit - Camp (1)

Equipments checking, today the hardest day to climb Alpamayo, with 350 meter the route, and 65 -70 inclination, ice climbing short expedition, ad finally we have reached Alpamayo's summit, and come down to Camp 1. Overnight in the glacier.

Day 06 : Camp (1) - Base Camp Arhuaycocha

Descend to Base camp to Arhuaycocha (4200 masl). Overnight camping.

Day 07 : Base Camp - Cashapampa - Caraz - Huaraz

Trek downhill to Cashapampa and transfer to Huaraz - Hotel.


Alcoholic beverages.
Extras.
Tips or taxes.
Sleeping bags, hiking boots and other personal gear.
Insurance and airline tickets (where applicable).
Hotel in Huaraz.


Transportation by vehicle to start and from the end of trek to your city of departure.
Two-man tents including sleeping pads.
Kitchen crew and commissary gear with all meals included.
Bilingual guide on the trek, who will handle the first aid kit.

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