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Chopicalqui + Huascarán


Expedition

Chopicalqui + Huascarán

It is the highest tropical mountain in the world and therefore the best known in Peru. It is located in the Huascaran National Park, with a height of (6768m.snm), this mountain is also the highest in Peru, from the summit you can see almost the entire Cordillera Blanca, and offers countless routes of ascent through varied terrains of rock snow and ice. Many mountaineers long to climb this mountain.


Summary
  • Altitude
    6768
  • Price
    3500
  • Type
    Expedition
  • Days
    15
  • Place
    Perú
  • Season
    June - July - August
  • Day 1
    Arrival in Lima and bus to Huaraz. Reception at the airport and transfer to the bus terminal to travel for 8 hours to the city of Huaraz. It usually starts at noon to arrive at night, if you arrive in the city of Lima in the afternoon because you take the bus at night and arrive very early the next day to the city of Huaraz.
  • Day 2
    Churup acclimatization This day we go to the Churup lagoon 4 450m a good one day walk that serves us for our process of acclimatization at the same time it serves to organize all the transport logistics food transport for the following days. Night hotel in Huaraz.
  • Day 3
    Huaraz - Chopicalqui Base Camp. After driving 2h, we arrived at the final transport of Chopicalqui and then we walked from 1h to BC. From here you can see Chopicalqui and the southern and northern peaks of Huascarán.
  • Day 4
    Base Camp Chopi 4 400m - Morrena Field 4900m We will walk about 4 hours to reach the moraine field 4 900m and we will camp
  • Day 5
    Morrena Field - Field 1 5300m Chopicalqui We will walk 3 hours to reach the C1 which is 5 300m.
  • Day 6
    Field 1 - Summit - Moorish field We will ascend towards the summit and we will have about 5 hours of climbing and after staying at the summit we will descend for half an hour towards the C1 and continue one more hour towards the moraine field and camp.
  • Day 7
    Campo moraine - Huaraz We will descend for 3 hours towards the transport and then head towards the city of Huaraz.
  • Day 8
    Free day in Huaraz. Rest and recover energy
  • Day 9
    Huaraz - CB Huascaran 4200m 8 am Travel from Huaraz to Mancos and then to Musho where the donkeys and the muleteer will be waiting to take the equipment to the base camp of Huascarán. This day we will walk from 5 to 6 hours approx.
  • Day 10
    CB - Morrena Field Ascent from Base Camp to Morrena Field at 4800 masl. 4-5 hours approx.
  • Day 11
    CMorrena-Campo 1 is 4 hours of walking and reaching C1 5500 meters above sea level, from this point we will walk and rest on the glacier.
  • Day 12
    C1 - C2 6000msnm Ascent very early to C2 4-5 hours of walking.
  • Day 13
    C2 - Summit 6768masl - C2 This day we will walk around 12 hours
  • Day 14
    C2 - CB Huaraz Descent to the base camp, 8 hours of walking from the base camp to Musho and take our transport to Huaraz
  • Day 15
    Huaraz Lima In the morning free to buy some souvenirs and at night take a bus to Lima (take into account your return ticket because there are buses at noon and arrive at Lima 8pm

  • Transportation lima- huaraz - lima bus bed
  • Transfer from airport to bus terminal
  • Huaraz / 05 hotel nights
  • Mountain guide uiagm 2 customers
  • Carrier, cook, muleteers, donkeys.
  • Transfers of huaraz - start of activity, end of activity - huaraz
  • Full feeding during the mountain days
  • Bi-personal tents, dining tent, kitchen tent.
  • Entrance to the huascaran national park
  • First aid kit.
  • Ropes and stakes
  • Air tickets from country of origin and return.
  • Hotel in the city of lima.
  • Additional hotel nights in huaraz due to bad weather or cancellation of flights.
  • Alcoholic beverages, soft drinks or meals in the city.
  • Meals in the city of huaraz
  • Personal equipment (sleeping bag, crampon, backpack, ... etc.)





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