PISCO - CHOPICALQUI
Maximum altitude: 5,752 m. Pisco summit
Maximum altitude: 6354 m. Chopicalqui summit
Duration: 8days / 7nights.
Preferred time: May – September.
Location: Cordillera Blanca.
Average temperature: Between 13° C – 23° C during the day/ at night -05°C to – 02°C on the top – 10°C.
DAY 01: HUARAZ –CEBOLLAPAMPA –BASE CAMP OF PISCO (3 100 – 4 650) m.s.n.m
After the breakfast in the Hotel, from Huaraz 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), here we will find the traditional made at home Ice-Creams from local fruits, 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), from here we have to start going up to the Llanganuco Valley, for the entrance to the Llanganuco Valley we will register in the National Huascaran Park Control, after we will visit the two lakes of Llanganuco ( Chinancocha and Orconcocha), 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 fantastic peaks of the Mountains, Huascaran, Chopicalqui, Pisco, Huandoys. We will arrive to the base Camp Pisco accompanied by the donkey drivers and mountain staff around 3 pm. overnight at 4650m.
DAY 02: PISCO BASE CAMP – SU MMIT – BASE CAMP (4650 – 5752) m.s.n.m
Wake-up around midnight or 1:00 a.m. and after a very light breakfast we star to walk by the moraine for approx. 2 .5 hours then here we’ll have to put our climbing equipment to start climbing up to the Pisco Summit 5752m, after climbing up for about 1 hour we’ll get a quite all of 40 mtrs and 50 ° of difficult, after this all we have to climbing for about 2 hours half to get the Summit, where we’ll enjoy the nice views of different mountains such as: Artesonraju, Alpamayo, Caraz, Huascaran, Chopicalqui, Yanapaccha, Chacraraju, Brogui, Huandoys, etc., after we star climb down, 2.5 hours on the glacier then 2 more hours on the moraine to the Refugio. Overnight at the Refugio.
DAY 03: BASE CAMP – LAKE 69 –CEBOLLAPAMPA (4650 – 4000)
After the last breakfast in the Base Camp of Pisco Mountain, we will take the trail which connect to lake 69 by high trail around for 2.5 hours, spending 30 minutes enjoying the beautiful landscape at the lake, then to descend by the normal 69 lake’s trail to Cebollapampa for about 2 more hours, there will be camping, and have lunch.
DAY 04: CEBOLLAPAMPA– CHOPICALQUI BASE CAMP (4000 – 4450) m.s.n.m
After the breakfast at the camp we will aboard the bus to transfer us to (cruze chopicallqui) after driving for 30 hours approx. we will, we will start walking up to the Ancush Valley between Huascaran and Chopicalqui, we will arrive to the Base Camp around 1:00pm. Overnight camping at (4450m).
DAY 05: BASE CAMP – MORAINE CAMP (4450-4850) m.s.n.m
After the breakfast in the Base Camp we will hike up to the Moraine Camp for about 4 hours, during this hike we will enjoy the splendid view in the north site like Pisco, Huandoys and Chacraraju peaks, the trail seems a little bit narrow, we will have lunch along the way, after arrive to the camp in the afternoon we will check our climbing equipment for the next day, dinner and overnight Camping at (4850m).
DAY 06: MORAINE CAMP – CAMP 1 OF CHOPICALQUI (4850 – 5450) m.s.n.m
After the breakfast we will climb up for about 40 minutes over the rocky paths to get the glacier, where we will put our climbing gears to start climbing for about 4 hours to the high Camp , where we will enjoy the splendid views of nice peaks like Chacraraju, Huandoys, etc. overnight over the glacier at (5450m).
DAY 07: CAMP 1 – SUMMIT CHOPICALQUI – MORAINE CAMP (5450 – 6354 – 4850) m.n.s.m
SUMMIT day: we will leave at 1:00am in the morning after breakfast, climbing by the south west ridge for about 5 to 6 hours will get the summit (6534m), then after enjoy the views to Pisco 5752 mt., chacraraju 6112 mt. Huandoys four tops over 6000 mt. and Huascaram the highest tropical mountain in the world 6768 mt. then we will come back to the Camp 1, by the same route rappelling and climbing down at the camp the cook will be waiting with something hot to drink and eat, after we will continue descending to Moraine Camp for about 2.5 hours more, arriving around 4:00pm, Overnight Camping at (4850m).
DAY 08: MORAINE CAMP – BASE CAMP – HUARAZ (4850 – 3100) m.s.n.m
After the last breakfast in the Moraine Camp of Chopicalqui, we will descend to the Base Camp for about 1 hour half, continue go down to the highway called Curve de Chopicalqui, where our transfer will be waiting for us, from here to Yungay will take 2 hours, along this travel we will pass the Llanganuco lake and then we will arrive the of Huascaran National Park Control, where we will registering whit our passport, then we will continue go down to Yungay, after this we will continue traveling along the Callejon de Huaylas to Huaraz for about 1 hour more. Arriving to Huaraz around 17:00hours approximately. Transfer to the Hotel. Then we will meet at the early evening and go home to enjoy dinner and traditional local drinks.
- 5 meals per day ( breakfast, snack, lunch, tea time, dinner)
- Sleeping tent 4 season
- Special mat. (base camp)
- Kitchen tent (base camp)
- Certificated mountain guide ( English spoken)
- Group climbing gear (crampons, harness, ice axe, rope, helmet etc.).
- Kitchen and dining full utensils. Stove, gas, plates, caps, forks.
- First aid kit
- Porters (only for mountains over 6,000 meter)
- Hot water every day in the morning to clean up your hands and face.
- We give you boiled water to fill your bottle every day.
- Include last day typical dinner and drink
- Entrance fee to the Huascaran national park, s/ 150.00 soles 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 camping and climbing equipment (sleeping bag, heat lamp, snow glasses, appropriate clothes, personal medicines, etc.)
COST PER PERSON:
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WE RECOMMEND TO BRING
We always recommend multi-layers clothing system which is more effective while you are managing your body temperature and warmer than one thick layer.
shade hat or baseball cap
CORE / TORAX WEAR
base layer / longsleeve
thrid layer / hard shell
fourth layer / insulating layer
Base layer / long-johns
second layer / fleece trouser
hard shell / mountaineering trouser
sandals / crocs
sleeping bag more than – 10°c comfort) If you cant take one you can rent in Huaraz
PERSONAL CLIMBING GEAR:
2 locking carabineers
1 traverse ice axe (only climbing) / 2 traction ice axe (making course)
pair of gaiters
daysi chain / climbing lanyard.
personal first aid kit (medicines that you often use).
large duffle bags
sacks or large plastic bags
sunscreen; (spf 30 +).
Lip balm; (sfp 15 +).
8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
$ 1,199.99 USD per person
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