Tocllaraju, Perú




4 days


Mount Tocllaraju 6034m / 19 790ft, is a spectacular pyramidal massif that reigns over the Ishinca Valley with its high and perfect shape. It is famous because many climbers have visited it every season, as well as because of its beauty, this snow-covered peak with attractive slopes and edges is crowned with a huge ice mushroom. From its summit the view of the other snow-capped peaks is truly impressive, among these mountains are: Copa, Aquilpo, Ranrapalca, Huamash, Ocshapalca, Palcarajui, Vallunaraju, etc.


  • 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.


  • 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).
  • 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 900 thermal degrees
  • Waterproof jacket and pants (Gore-Tex recommended)
  • Gore-Tex gloves
  • 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 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
Smoking Allowed

Tour Plan

Drive 1.5 hours from Huaraz to the town of Pashpa (3670 m). We then hike through the Quebrada Ishinca valley on a gently ascending path to our camp at the head of the valley. 6 hours hike to Ishinca base camp (4300m).
Climb up through the moraine rock to the Tocllaraju Moraine Camp (5300m). It is necessary to bring all the equipment. 3 to 4 hours.
We will leave early to climb to the summit. The route is mixed with nice soft snow slopes, some big crevasses and snow bridges that need to be negotiated, and some steep, exposed ridges up to 70 degrees. There is a bergschrund of approx 65m to climb below the summit which is quite exposed and a rope can be arranged by the guide. At the summit (6035m) we will enjoy the splendid views of different peaks around such as: Huascarán, Santa Cruz and Ranrapalca. We return to the base camp. 12 to 14 hours for the day depending on the physical condition.
We walk for about 3 hours through the Ishinca valley to Pashpa and return to Huaraz.

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