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              CLIMBING URUS MOUNTAIN (5,420 M.S.N.M) 03 DAYS

This summits is one of the smallest peak into Cordillera Blanca but is perfect for acclimatization with easy difficulty to climbing up on the normal route not require a wide climbing experience. Offer an amazing mountain view as: Palcaraju mountain, Tocllaraju and Ranrapalca mountain, Ocshapalca mountain, Copa and Akilpo mountain.

•             Maximum altitude: 5495 m. (Urus summit).
•             Difficulty: Moderate.
•             Duration: 3 days / 2 nights.
•             Preferred time: May – September.
•             Location: Cordillera Blanca.
•             Average temperature: Between 13° C – 23° C during the day/ at night -05°C to – 02°C.

ITINERARY:

DAY 1: Huaraz at (3100m) – Pashpa village at (3600m) – Ishinca base camp at (4350m). (Driving time: 2 hours / walk time: 4 hours (walk up).
Departure from Huaraz at 8:00 am. toward north side of Callejon de Huaylas until Paltay town, from this place we will turn to the east until Pashpa village at 3600m on dirt road, where we will meet with our donkey driver, who is going to load our climbing gear until base camp at 4350m, where is located our camping spot. Overnight camp at ishinca base camp

DAY 2: Ishinca base camp at (4350m) – Urus summit at (5495m) – Ishinca base camp at (4350m). (Climbing time: 8 hours (ascent & descent).
SUMMIT DAY we will prepare our climbing gears and tools very early at 2:00 am, after that we will have breakfast then we will begin walking up toward Urus mount at 5495m, we walk up on switchbacks until reach moraine about 3 hours, we will climb up around 2 hours from the glacier edge until the summit with glacier and slab rock section, from the summit we will enjoy splendid mountain view, we will see more than 10 summits over 6 thousand meters around us such as: Ranrapalca mountain at 6112m, Tocllaraju mountain at 6040m, Copa mount at 6188m, Hualcan mountain including Huascaran mountain at 6768m, then we will descent on the same route up until base camp. Last night camp at Ishinca base camp.

DAY 3: Ishinca base camp at (4350m) – Pashpa village at (3600m) – Huaraz. (Driving time: 2 hours / walk time: 4 hours (walk down).
After our breakfast we will pick up our climbing gear, after that we will walk down along Ishinca valley until Cochapampa, where our private transport is waiting us to back Huaraz. End our expedition.

SERVICE INCLUDE

  • 5 meals per day ( breakfast, snack, lunch, tea time, dinner)
  • Breakfast: omelet, pancake, fruit salad, serial, scrambled eggs coffee, tea, milk, chocolate, butter, jam, cheese
  • Snack: fresh fruit, chocolates, crackers, cookies, sweets drinks.
  • Lunch: salads, soups, rice, chicken, coca tea.
  • Tea time: different hot drinking’s, coffee, tea, milk, chocolate, crackers, popcorn, pizza, and tequeños.
  • Dinner: different kind of soups, salads, main courses, pasta, chicken, trout, beef, vegetarian food, dessert, hot red wine.
  • Sleeping tent  superior (salewa 03 person en only for 02 person)
  • Special mat. (size 2.00 c.m X 60 c.m X 0.7 c.m)
  • Kitchen tent (REFUGE)
  • Dining ten (REFUGE)
  • Toilet tent(REFUGE)
  • Certificated Mountain  guide ( English spoken)
  • Certificated cook
  • Group Climbing gear (Crampons, Harness, ice axe, rope, Helmet etc).
  • Donkeys
  • Donkey driver.
  • Kitchen and dining full utensils. Chair, table, stove, gas, plates, caps, forks (Base Camp)
  • first aid kit
  • private transport
  • Porters (If We need to camp at the Morraine Camp)
  • Hot water to clean up your hands and face.
  • Boiled water to fill your bottle every day.
  • Include last day typical dinner and drink

DON’T INCLUDE:

  • Entrance fee to the Huascarán National Park, US$25.00 per person
  • Travel accident and health insurance
  • Horse (in case of emergency, for trekking parts)
  • Travel luggage and Travel cancellation insurance
  • Not mentioned food and beverages
  • Don’t include first breakfast.
  • Personal Spending
  • Personal camping and climbing equipment (sleeping bag, heat lamp, snow glasses, appropriate clothes, personal medicines, etc.)
  • Tips

WE RECOMEND TO BRING

    • Hiking boots/climbing Boots
    • trekking socks (synthetic fibers)
    • Sun hat
    • Hat for cold weather (fleece)
    • microfiber shirts and thermal
    • Fleece
    • Trekking pants
    • Sunglasses
    • Day Backpack or advance 40 liters
    • waterproof jacket (Gore-Tex or other)
    • Waterproof Pant (Gore-Tex or other)
    • Waterproof Layer
    • bottle
    • Headlamp (with extra batteries and bulbs)
    • Sunscreen (lips and skin)
    • Personal First Aid Kit
    • Photographic Material
    • wash bag and towel
    • Sandals
  • hiking poles



What to bring:
Get prepared for heat, sun, rain and cold. Good waterproof shoes for high altitudes, sleeping bag, light daypack, toilet paper, headlamp, personal things. Missing something?
 
 
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