EXPEDITIONS ALPAMAYO (5947M) & HUASCARAN (6768M) 20 DAYS
In order to begin with this program, we will begin for mountain most beautiful of the World Alpamayo 5947mt and finally ascend to the mountain Huascaran 6768 mt.
Day 01: Lima: Welcome at the Airport and Transfer to Hotel Lima
Day 02: Travel to Huaraz (3100m) by bus takes 8 hours. Hotel Huaraz
Day 03: Huaraz. Acclimatization day hikes Laguna Churup (4450mt)
by bus Pitec at (3950m), and Hike Lake at (4450m), and return to Huaraz.
Day 04: Huaraz / Transfer to Cashapampa / Trekking to Llamacorral Camp (3750mt) Camp
Drive to our trailhead in the village of Cashapampa (9,000 feet). This 3 hour drive takes us through beautiful farming communities as we head between the spines of the Cordillera Negra and the Cordillera Blanca. After organizing our burros, we hike with day packs to Llama Corral (3750mt), where we camp for the night.
Day 05: Llamacorral / Trekking to Alpamayo Base Camp (4200mt) Camp
A fairly short day, about 3 at 4 hours with day packs. Base camp is made at (4200mt) in a valley at the base of Alpamayo on the opposite side of the route. Base camp is scenic, with greenery, running water and outhouses.
Day 06: Alpamayo Base Camp / Ascend to Alpamayo Moraine Camp (4600mt) Camp
From base camp, the route takes a moraine ridge and crosses rock slabs across the edge of the glacier to reach an area of tent platforms (3 hours). This camping area is very limited and we may opt to climb all the way to Col camp in one day.
Day 07: Moraine Camp / Ascend to Alpamayo High Camp (5300mt) Camp
The route above moraine camp continues over ice and moraine before a 300-metre snow couloir leads to the Col between Alpamayo and nearby Quitaraju (6,040m). This section can sometimes be the most technical and difficult part of the route. After gaining the col, there is a short descent to reach high camp.
Day 08: High Camp / Ascend to Alpamayo Summit (5947mt) / High Camp (5300mt) Camp
Alpamayo Summit Day Depart from camp at 2:00am and head to the steep summit wall, which offers 360 meters of fun technical climbing to the summit. Camp in the high Camp
Day 09: High Camp / Descend to Alpamayo Base Camp (4200mt) Camp
We will descend today, to base camp (4 hours), Where our lunch awaits us and in the afternoon relaxes
Day 10: Reserve or rest day in Alpamayo Base Camp (4200m) Camp
Day 11: Base Camp / Descent through Quebrada Santa Cruz / Cashapampa / Transfer to Huaraz Hotel Huaraz
We trek out to Cashapampa and then return to Huaraz.Time to relax after the climbing and celebrate.
Day 12: Free day in Huaraz, and Preparations for Huascaran Climbing
Day 13: Huaraz / Transfer to Musho / Trekking to Huascaran Base Camp (4100mt) Camp
Leave for the town of Musho around 8am after picking up fresh supplies. Load the donkeys and hike to the base camp of Huascarán.
Day 14: Base Camp / Ascend to Huascaran High Camp (4800mt) Camp
In order to establish ourselves on the mountain, with sufficient food to last for the duration of the ascent, we will carry light loads to camp 1. This will also be an essential day to improve and extend our acclimatization for altitudes that we will not have encountered, so far, on the expedition. A short rock scramble behind base camp leads onto an expanse of open rock slabs. These slabs provide a fascinating walk, which leads across the front of the mountain to a place where access to the glacier can be gained more easily.
Day 15: High Camp / Ascend to Huascaran Camp 2 (5950mt) Camp
Today we will climb the Garganta Icefall to the Col between Huascarán North and South summits. This will be the crux of the climb. The snow and ice on this part of the climb varies greatly from year to year but the guides will already know what to expect. From here, we will have a clear view of the remaining route to the summit.
Day 16: Camp 2 / Ascend to Huascaran Summit (6768mt) / Descend to Camp 1 or Moraine Camp
Summit day! Again you'll start early, leaving camp around 2:00am for the summit ascent, arriving back at camp around 2:00pm. After a break and some warm food, you'll continue the descent to Camp One.
Day 17: Camp 1 / Descend to Base Camp (4100mt) Camp
Descend from camp 1 to base camp. Time: 3 to 4 hours.
Day 18: Base Camp / Descend to Musho / Transfer to Huaraz Hotel Huaraz
From base camp, we will descend to Musho to be met by the transport. Our vehicles will be a welcome sight, especially as they will whisk us back to Huaraz and the comforts of our hotel. Tonight will be a night to celebrate and to thank our guides and porters for their help in making the trip a success.
Day 19: Lima: Trip to Lima and Arrive in the Afternoon and Transfer to hotel Lima
Day 20: Lima-Airport: Shopping, and in the Afternoon Transfer to Airport
IN THE PRICE INCLUDES:
- Reception in Airport Lima and Transfer to hotel
- Transfer from Lima / Huaraz / Lima
- Hotel in Lima (2 nights) include Breakfast
- Hotel in Huaraz (5 nights) include Breakfast
- UIAGM mountain guide
- Assistant climbing guides for more clients
- Experienced Cooks
- Experienced climbing porters
- Camp Guard
- Donkeys and donkey drivers
- Meals (breakfast, all snacks, lunch, afternoon tea, large dinner) during the Climbs
- Tents (personal tent, dining tent with table and chairs, kitchen tent and toilet tent)
- Personal tents for clients & crew
- All cooking equipment, plates, cups, utensils etc.
- Private Transfer during climbing (go and back)
- Tours acclimatization
- Huascaran National Park Entrance
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Personal Equipment of trekking and climbing
- Meals and drinks in the city