This Mountain is not really easy, you need a regular technical abilities, ideal to get a good acclimatization and technical skills to climb difficult peaks like Alpamayo or Quitaraju.
Climbing season: Between May to last September
Days in the Mountains: 3 days
Difficult: Require a regular technical ability.
Day 1: Huaraz – drive to Portachuelo – hike to Yanapaccha Moraine Camp (4900m/16072ft)
After the breakfast in the Hotel we will picks up you to go along the Callejón de Huaylas in the north side from Huaraz. Passing different and 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 continue our travel to the next stop in the ancient town of Yungay, this city was buried by an Avalanche that fell down from Huascarán north peak 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 that we will visit the two lakes of Llanganuco called Chinancocha and Orconcocha, lunh on the way, then we will continue going up to thePortachuelo, if it is not cloud we will appreciate the amazing peaks of the Mountains, Huascarán, Chopicalqui, Pisco, Huandoy, Chacraraju and others; after 4 hours driving we will start climb up to the Moraine Camp of Yanapaccha for about 3 more hours with the Guide help, we will check our climbing gears to leave ready for the next morning, dinner and overnight at (4900m/16072ft).
Day 2: Moraine Camp – Yanapaccha summit (5460m/17908ft) – Moraine Camp
This day we will have breakfast early around 03:00hours, then around 03:30hours we will start climbing, 30 minutes over the rocky path to get the snow, after that we will climb up to the summit for about 3 – 4 hours over (5460m/17908ft), where we will enjoy the nice mountain views around like Chacraraju, Pisco, Huascaran, Chopicalqui, Contrahiervas, Huandoys, etc; after that we will start descend to the Moraine Camp for about 3 hours, lunch at the Camp, free afternoon and dinner, sleep on the Moraine Camp.
Day 3: Moraine Camp – back to Portachuelo and back to Huaraz
After the last breakfast in the Moraine Camp of Yanapaccha, we will descend to Curva de Portachuelo, there will be waiting our private car to picks up us and immediately back driving to Huaraz, passing the same valley of Llanganuco and then we will get the Huascaran national Park Control again, where we will registering whit your passport, then we will continue go down to Yungay, after this we will continue driving along the Callejon de Huaylas to the South side, arriving to Huaraz around 5pm approximately. Transfer to the Hotel.