Pisco

Nevado Pisco, Perú

From

$650.00

Duration

3 days

Overview

Pisco 5750m / 18,865 feet, it is a mountain that has easy access to be climbed, it is also a good experience for those who reach the summit, since from there you can see the most important mountain in the Cordillera Blanca, hills such as: Huascarán, Huandoys, Artezonraju, Huascarán, Chopicalqui, Yanapaccha, Chacraraju, etc. This mountain is also used for an acclimatization process to climb after other more difficult mountains.

Included

  • Transport: From Huaraz to the starting point of your activity, and from the end point of your activity back to Huaraz. We use private transport, minivans and other types of cars, depending on the size of the group.
  • Guide: Qualified and experienced mountain guide who speaks Spanish and English.
  • Cook: A professional cook who is trained to prepare healthy dishes in a hygienic manner, depending on the size of the group.
  • Muleteers: In charge of taking the donkeys with our materials and backpacks, taking care of them and guiding them. (depending on the expedition we are replaced by porters / people who load things)
  • Donkeys: The number of donkeys provided depends on the size of the group. The donkeys carry tents, food, climbing rope to base camp and back, but you must bring your own personal equipment. (depending on the expedition we are replaced by porters / people who load things)
  • Meals: Breakfast, packed lunch and dinner.
  • Equipment: Good quality high mountain tent, sleeping mattress, ropes, carabiners, dining tent (depending on the size of the group), table and chairs, first aid kit, stove, crockery and kitchen utensils. We can also provide you with personal mountain equipment if you do not have one.
  • Entrance fee: for the national park.

Exclude

  • First breakfast, last dinner, soft or alcoholic beverages, medical treatment, travel insurance, tips, additional expenses as a result of leaving the expedition early, additional expenses as a result of rescue or emergency evacuation.

What to Bring

  • Mountain backpack (65 liters).
  • Sleeping bag (-25 C) – If you don’t have one, we provide it for you.
  • Walking poles if you have knee problems.
  • Mountaineering boots – If you don’t have one, we provide it for you.
  • Crampons – If you don’t have one, we provide it for you.
  • Ice ax – If you don’t have one, we provide it for you.
  • Helmet – If you don’t have one, we provide it for you.
  • Harness – If you don’t have one, we provide it for you.
  • Headlamp (with spare batteries)
  • Sun protection: sunscreen (minimum factor 40), hat, good sunglasses
  • Well used in mountain boots or trekking shoes
  • Comfortable clothing: T-shirt (quick-drying or merino wool recommended), trekking pants or leggings, sweater, wool trekking socks, underwear, long thermal underwear, fleece, gloves, hat, buff.
  • Down jacket quality 650 to 850 thermal degrees
  • Waterproof jacket and pants (Gore-Tex recommended)
  • Gore-Tex gloves – If you don’t have one, we provide it for you.
  • Bottle of water 1 liter, We will provide you with boiled and purified water
  • Toilet paper, personal toiletries, small towel
  • Extra snacks and money

Are you missing something? We can provide the detailed program and everything you need for a great day of expeditions, check each trip for detailed information on prices and offers we have for groups and dates or contact us for a personalized trip and you will be able to fully enjoy. The personal technical equipment and expedition clothing that we can provide you at no cost will depend on whether we have an available warehouse, which is why it is important to book in advance and check what we can provide you.

Tour Amenities

Accepts Credit Cards
Culture
Ecofriendly
Respect
Security
Smoking Allowed

Tour Plan

You are picked up at your hotel and we drive along the Callejón de Huaylas on the north side of Huaraz, passing through different traditional Andean towns such as Carhuaz and Yungay. Then we begin to climb the Llanganuco Valley, almost at the base of the Huascarán mountain on its north side. From Cebollapampa we go up a good path to the Base Camp of Pisco (4500m). Before going to bed early, we have time to check our climbing equipment and prepare for the next day.
Early in the morning at 01:00 am we start walking around 3.5 hours on a rocky path to reach the glacier. Here we put on our climbing gear to start climbing to the summit. After climbing for about 1 hour, we reach a 40m, 50° difficult wall. We continue for another 2.5 hours and reach the summit (5750m). We enjoy the beautiful views of different mountains such as: Artesonraju, Alpamayo, Caraz, Huascarán, Chopicalqui, Yanapaccha, Chacraraju, Brogui, Huandoys and a splendid turquoise lake 69. After a few minutes we go back down to Base Camp (4500m).
Today we will descend to Cebollapampa for approximately 2 hours, where a bus will be waiting for us to take us back to Huaraz.

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Tour Information

Max Guests

20

Min Age

18+

Languages Support

Difficulty (1 - 5)

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