Maparaju (5326m - 17469ft)


    Day 1: Huaraz – Quilcayhuanca Valley – Base Camp (4100m/13448ft).
    After the breakfast in the Hotel we will take a private bus to Pitec; we will leave from Huaraz to the east side, arriving to the Quilcayhuanca entrance at 10:00hours approximately, from here we will start hiking to Base Camp for about 3 hours half approximately, at 12:00m we will have a lunch, after that we will continue hiking up to Base Camp of Maparaju. Overnight camping at (4100m/13448ft).

    Day 2: Base Camp – Maparaju summit (5326m/17469ft) – Base Camp
    After the breakfast in the morning we will start climb at 3 am. After to climb 3 hours approximately. We will get the glacier where we put on our mountain equipments to start ice climbing. After two hours we will get the summit (5326m/17469ft) around at 8 am approximately. After to enjoy the splendid views of mountains we will go down to Base Camp. Overnight camping at (4100m/13448ft).

    Day 3: Base Camp – hike out Quilcayhuanca valley – return to Huaraz
    After the breakfast in the morning we will start to hike down along the Quilcayhuanca valley and the half way we will have lunch enjoying the nice places, then we will continue hiking down to entrance where our bus will be waiting for us to transfer to Huaraz, arriving to Huaraz around 16:00hours.

    Nice and small Mountain to get a good acclimatization, located at Quilcayhuanca valley in the East side from Huaraz.
    • Climbing Season: Between April to October
    • Days in the Mountain: 3 days
    • Difficult: Easy, doesn't require technical ability.