Is an impressive Mountain in the Cordillera Blanca for snow climbing and ski touring, opportunity who want to ski down
Climbing Season: Between June to Last August
Days in the Mountain: 4 days or 5 days
Difficult: Moderate, need a good acclimatization and doesn’t require extensive technical ability.
Day 1: Huaraz – Musho – Huascaran Base Camp (4200m/13776ft)
After breakfast in the hotel we will start at 7:00am approximately, along the Callejon de Huaylas to Mancos, from here we will travel to the East side to Musho, arriving to Musho after 1 hour trip, the Donkey Driver will be waiting for us in Musho to transport our climbing equipments to Base Camp of Huascaran (4200m/13776ft), after hiking up for about 4 or 5 hours we will arriving to the Base Camp and overnight Camping.
Day 2: Base Camp – Camp 1 (5300m/16400ft)
After the breakfast in the Base Camp we will start hiking up to the moraine camp, sometimes rock climbing for about 3 hours to get the glacier, from here we will start climbing the glacier for about 1 hour to the Camp 1 at (5000m/17384ft), from here we will have a splendid views to see different mountains ours around, overnight Camping over the glacier.
Day 3: Camp 1 – climb up to Camp 2 (6000m/19680ft)
Today, we will start at 4:00am to climb to the Camp 2, for about 5 hours approximately, in case there are other climbers, we will have to pass a little fast the part of the Channel, this part is avalanche zone, arriving to Camp 2 around 9:00am, overnight camping over the glacier at (6000m/19516ft).
Day 4: Camp 2 – climb up Huascaran summit – camp 2 (6000m/19680ft)
After the breakfast in the Camp 2 we will start climbing at 3:00am, along the this route we will enjoy the nice views of different mountains ours around and will enjoy the sunrise in the Cordillera Blanca, arriving to the Summit (6768m/22199ft) around 10:00am, in the summit we will enjoy the white Mountain Range and take pictures, after stay few minutes we will start go down to the Camp 2 for about 4 hours approximately, arriving to the Camp 2 around 3 or 4:00pm, overnight camping at (6000m/19680ft).
Day 5: Camp 2 – down to the Base Camp
Early in the morning we will start go down to the Base Camp, after go down 2 hours will be arriving to the Moraine Camp, where we will have lunch, after lunch we will continue go down to the Base Camp for about 2 hours more, arriving around 3:00pm, overnight in the Base Camp at (4200m/13776ft).
Day 6: Base Camp – back to Huaraz
Late in the morning we will go downhill to Musho for about 3 hours half approximately. Where our private transport will be waiting for us to transport to Huaraz; arriving to Huaraz around 16:00hours and transfer to the hotel, overnight in the Hotel in Huaraz.