Ascent of Huascaran, Peru

Ascent of Huascaran, Peru

Ascent of Huascaran, Peru



Ascent of

 

  • Ascent
  • 6 days
  • June to August
  • Peru

 

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Daily program

Day 1: HUARAZ – CAMP REFUGE (HUASCARAN) / ASCENT

In the morning we take to bus to Musho, departure point of our trek.
We hike to the Huascaran base camp where we spend the night at el. 4 800 m.a.s.l.
Hiking time: 7 about hours: Elevation gain: + 1800 m; length: 7 hours

Day 2: CAMP REFUGE (HUASCARAN) – CAMP I / ASCENT

Ascent to Camp I, at el. 5 500 m.a.s.l.
Hiking time: 4 to 5 hours; Elevation gain: + 700 m

Day 3: CAMP I - CAMP II (GARGANTA) / ASCENT

We climb to Camp II, Garganta at el. 6 000 m.a.s.l.
 Magnificent view over the Cordillera Blanca.
Hiking time: 5 to 6 hours; Elevation gain: + 500 m

Day 4: ASCENT OF HUASCARAN (el. 6 768 m.a.s.l.) / ASCENT

Day dedicated to the ascent of majestic Huascaran, reaching el 6 768 m.a.s.l.
Night at the altitude camp on the glacier.
Hiking time: 8 to 10 hours; Elevation gain/loss: + 768 m/- 768 m

Day 5: DESCENT TO BASE CAMP / ASCENT

Descent towards the base camp.

Night at camp.
Hiking time: 6 to 7 hours; Elevation loss: - 1750 m

Day 6: BASE CAMP – HUARAZ / ASCENT

In the morning, hike to Musho.

 
 Then transfer to the hotel in Huaraz by private vehicle.

Hiking time: 3 to 4 hours; Elevation loss: - 1250 m


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