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Climbing Vallunaraju + Pisco Climbing

     

    Climbing Vallunaraju + Pisco Climbing - 8 Days

    Itinerary:
     
    Day 1: Huaraz – drive to Llaca Valley and climb up to Moraine Camp of Valluna (4760m/15612ft)
    After the breakfast in the Hotel the Guide will pick up you at 8:00hours approximately, then you will be transferred to the East site from Huaraz to Llaca Valley, where is the start point hike to the Moraine Camp for about 2 hours half, during this hike up we will see mountains in the east site like San Juan, Ranrapalca, Ocshapalca, and Leon dormido mount, arriving to the camp around 13:00hours for lunch, after lunch we will check our climbing equipments for the next day and overnight camping at (4760m/15612ft).

    Day 2: Moraine Camp – summit day (5386m/17666ft) – Moraine Camp
    This day after the fast breakfast in the Moraine Camp we will start short climb over the rocks for about 25 minutes to get the glacier, where we will put our climbing gears like crampons, harnes, helmet, etc.
    from the moraine to the summit will takes 4 hours climb up approximately, in the top (5386m/17666ft) we will take pictures for about 10 minutes and inmediately we go down to the Moraine for about 2 hours, arriving to the Moraine we will take out our climbing gears and pack to start go down to the Moraine Camp, overnight camping in the Moraine.

    Day 3: Moraine Camp – Back to Huaraz
    In third day we will leave at 4:00hours approximately, after 4 hours climb up we will get the Summit of Vallunaraju (5686m/18650ft), where we can enjoy the nice views of different mountain such as Huascarán, Tocllaraju, Copa, Ranrapalca, Ocshapalca, Huantzan, etc. after to enjoy the nice views we will start go down for about 1 hour half to the Moraine Camp, arriving to the camp for lunch. After to arrive we will pick up the tents to continue go down to the road where out transport will be waiting for us to transport to Huaraz, arriving to Huaraz around 16:00 or 17:00hours.

    Day 4: Huaraz - rest day
    This day the clients will have free day to walk around the city and make some purchases to leave climbing Pisco next morning.

    Day 5: Huaraz – Cebollapampa – Pisco Base Camp (4500m/14760ft)
    After the breakfast in the Hotel we will aboard the Bus to go along the Callejón de Huaylas in the north side of Huaraz. Passing different traditional Andean towns, first arriving and making the first stop in Carhuas (2650m/8692ft), here we will find the traditional made at home Ice-Creams from local fruits, then we will enjoy Carhuaz native products, then we will continue with our travel to the next stop in the ancient town of Yungay, this city was buried by an Avalanche that fell down from Huascarán Mountain in 1970, the New Yungay (2500m/8200ft), from here we have to start going up to the Llanganuco Valley, almost in the base of Huascarán Mountain in its north side, for the entrance to the Llanganuco Valley we will register in the National Parks Control, after we will visit the two lakes of Llanganuco, where we will have Lunch, then we will continue going up to the Base Camp of Pisco, if it is not cloud we will appreciate the impressionant peaks of the Mountains, Huascarán, Chopicalqui, Pisco, Huandoy, and others, we will arrive to the base Camp Pisco accompanied by the donkey drivers and mountain staff around 3 pm. overnight at (4500m/14760ft).

    Day 6: Base Camp – Moraine Camp (4500m/14760ft)
    After the breakfast in the Base Camp we will have free morning to check our climbing equipments, then we will lunch around 12:00hours, after that we will start hike up for about 3 hours half over rocky path to the moraine camp; we will have dinner later afternoon, overnight camping at (4850m/15908ft).

    Day 7: Moraine Camp – climb up Pisco summit (5750m/18860ft) – down to the Base Camp
    After the breakfast in the Moraine Camp at 4:00am approximately we will start climbing up for about 1 hour to get the glacier, here we’ll have to put our climbing equipment to start climbing up to the Pisco Summit, after climbing up for about 1 hour we’ll get a quite all of 40mtrs and 50 ° of difficult, after this all we have to climbing for about 2 hours half to get the Summit (5750m/18860ft), where we’ll enjoy the nice views of different mountains such as: Artesonraju, Alpamayo, Caraz, Huascaran, Chopicalqui, Yanapaccha, Chacraraju, Brogui, Huandoys, etc and a splendid turquoise lake of name (69 lake), after few minutes we’ll start go down to the Moraine Camp, when the porters will be waiting for us already with our equipments to continue go down to the base Camp, arriving to the Base Camp around 4:00pm approximately, overnight Camping at (4500m/14760ft).

    Day 8: Base Camp – Llanganuco Lake – Back to Huaraz
    After the last breakfast in the base camp of the Pisco Mountain, we will descend to Cebollapampa, here will be waiting our private bus, and then immediately will aboard the bus to go back to Huaraz, passing the Llanganuco lake and then we will arrive the Control of Huascaran national Park, where we will registering whit our passport, then we will continue go down to Yungay, after this we will continue along the Callejon de Huaylas to the South side, arriving to Huaraz around 5pm approximately. Transfer to the Hotel.

    • Recomended season: Early April to last November
    • Highest point: (5750m / 18860ft) Pisco Mountain
    • Difficult: Moderate
    • Average hours to walk: 5 - 7 hours per day