Discover a world of Adventure: Climbing Pisco (4 days)

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Ascending Pisco offers amazing views to non-climbers who want to summit an Andes peak.

For keen trekkers and people acclimatised and with no, or limited, experience on snow and ice, this is a must.

This four-day climb of Mount Pisco (5,750m) takes place in the heart of the Cordillera Blanca.

Our guides take you close to the roof of the Andes up this beautiful mountain and give you a view you’ll never forget.

The approach...
Ascending Pisco offers amazing views to non-climbers who want to summit an Andes peak.

For keen trekkers and people acclimatised and with no, or limited, experience on snow and ice, this is a must.

This four-day climb of Mount Pisco (5,750m) takes place in the heart of the Cordillera Blanca.

Our guides take you close to the roof of the Andes up this beautiful mountain and give you a view you’ll never forget.

The approach is through Llanganuco gorge where we will see two beautiful lagoons, Chinancocha at 12,631 ft. (3,850 ms.) and Orcococha at 12,674 ft. (3,863 ms.) Surrounded by most impressive mountains, is possible to enjoyed one of the most spectacular views of Cordillera Blanca mountain range.
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Itinerary Details

 Itinerary

Day 1: Huaraz – Cebolla pampa 3900 m / 12 795 ft – Pisco base camp 4600m / 15 092 ft.- We travel by private vehicle from Huaraz to the start of the trek. Start walking at Quebrada Demanda to Pisco base camp (camp or mountain hut). From the camp there are magnificent views of Pisco and all around to the high peaks of the Cordillera including Huascaran (at 6,768, Peru's highest peak) and Huandoy.

Day 2: Base camp – Moraine camp 4900m / 16 076ft.- we hiked to Moraine camp and slept in the rocks, the area between the beginning of the snow and the end of the vegetation. This hike was more difficult because it was less of a trail, and more of hopping from rock to rock.

 Day 3: Moraine camp – Summit 5750 m / 18 865 ft  – Base camp.- Your summit climb of...
 Itinerary

Day 1: Huaraz – Cebolla pampa 3900 m / 12 795 ft – Pisco base camp 4600m / 15 092 ft.- We travel by private vehicle from Huaraz to the start of the trek. Start walking at Quebrada Demanda to Pisco base camp (camp or mountain hut). From the camp there are magnificent views of Pisco and all around to the high peaks of the Cordillera including Huascaran (at 6,768, Peru's highest peak) and Huandoy.

Day 2: Base camp – Moraine camp 4900m / 16 076ft.- we hiked to Moraine camp and slept in the rocks, the area between the beginning of the snow and the end of the vegetation. This hike was more difficult because it was less of a trail, and more of hopping from rock to rock.

 Day 3: Moraine camp – Summit 5750 m / 18 865 ft  – Base camp.- Your summit climb of Pisco follows the occasionally narrow West Ridge. Snow and a little ice leads directly to the top. Pisco is well known for its incredible views, and with strategic view points there will be many opportunites for photographs. The close proximity of the neighbouring peaks of Huandoy and Chacraraju are astonishing. Return to Base Camp. From the Base Camp,.

 Day 4: Base camp – Cebollapampa – Huaraz- After having breakfast we will start descending to Cebollapampa. Our transfer will we waiting for us. End of services.

 

Important Details

Included
  • All camping and cooking equipment
  • All in-country transport during trip
  • Porter support - Base Camp to High Camp and return
  • Professional outdoor cook, 3 healthy meals a day plus snacks during the wilderness components of the trip
  • Sleeping tents
  • Donkeys or Horses and porters where applicable
  • Group climbing equipment such as ropes and protective hardware
  • Cook tent, eating tent, tables, chairs, and bathroom tent
  • Professional UIAGM/IFMGA licensed Mountain Guide
  • First aid kit stocked for wilderness expeditions
Not Included
  • Transport/fligts to and from Lima
  • Acclimatization program preceding this trek
  • Hotel and meals in Lima - Huaraz
  • Incidental personal expenditures, including emergency evacuations and medical expenditures
  • Personal clothing and equipment (such good shoes, a small back pack, clothes, sleeping bag and pad, etc.
  • Personal climbing equipment (such as harness, helmet, ice axe, crampons, boots, etc.
  • Insurance: personal travel, high mountain and/or medical insurance
  • International flights and applicable airport taxes
Departure Point
With our private vehicle we will pick you up at your hotel.
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.