Peru - Climbing Quitaraju Mountain 6040 m.
Peru Ice Climb & Adventure in the Cordillera Blanca

Tour & Adventure in the Cordillera Blanca - Peruvian andes adventures - Peru trekking and Climbing - Peru climbs

Click to Large   Click to LargeClick to Large
Cimbing Quitaraju Mountain - Cordillera Blanca - Peru
06 Days / 05 Nights.
Altitud de Inicio:
Huaraz 3090 msnm
Altitud Maxima:
Quitaraju Mountain - Summit 6040 msnm.
Huaraz - Cashapamapa - Santa Cruz - Quitaraju mountain - Return to Huaraz.
Moderate - Difficult
May through October
Description of the Tour: Quitaraju Mountain: Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering

Quitaraju mountain enough is frequented during the months of June to September. During those dates is the route drawn up in the glacier until the North Wall; nevertheless most of climbers it makes the normal route by the edge the west until the summit. Hard possibility of stone fall in the North wall.
It is very probable that are insurances for the reduction in the normal route, to verify his state in case are used. From the summit we will have an extraordinary Vista of the White Mountain range, in special of snowed the Alpamayo and its southwestern wall, Santa Cruz and the group of the Pucahircas.

Climbing in the Cordillera Blanca: Peru's most spectacular mountain range
Itinerary at a glance
Day 01 drive to Huaraz Day 09 Complete Program
Day 02/03 In Huaraz, day walks Day 10 Reserve day (Optional)
Day 04 Drive to Cashapampa Day 11 Drive to Lima
Day 04 Commence Program    
Itinerary - Climbing in Peru: The best of the Cordillera Blanca (Below is an Itinerary in Brief.)
Dia 01 Road transfer to Huaraz / Transfer to hotel.
Dia 02 In Huaraz for acclimation / Day hike to Lake Churup - Hotel.
Dia 03 In Huaraz for acclimation / Day hike to Lake Churup - Hotel.
Dia 04 Climbing Quitaraju / Huaraz – Cashapampa - Pacchac.
Dia 05 Climbing Quitaraju / Pacchac – Base camp.
Dia 06 Climbing Quitaraju / Base camp – Camp I.
Dia 07 Climbing Quitaraju / camp I - Summit Climbing Quitaraju - Base camp.
Dia 08 Climbing Quitaraju / Base camp - Jatuncocha Camp.
Dia 09 Climbing Quitaraju / Jatuncocha Camp – Cashapampa - Huaraz.
Dia 10 Climbing Quitaraju / Extra in case of bad weather.
Dia 11< Return drive to Lima.
Enjoy the adventure of being alive
The tour cost includes:
  • Transfer Lima - Huaraz - Lima.
  • Qualified and experienced local guide/s UIAGM. (English and Spanish)
  • Additional guides and porters where necessary
  • Climbing permits - Huascaran National Park.
  • Porters, cook, horse man and pack animals
  • Emergency horse.
  • Full day tour to Lake Churup with a boxed lunch.
  • Full day tour to Lake 69 with a boxed lunch.
  • 06 days climb to Quitaraju mountain
  • All food during climbing days.
  • Cook and assistants.
  • Group Equipment: ropes, tents, stoves etc and all supplies necessary to make a safe and strong bid for the summit
  • Group First aid kit.
  • Insulated mat
  • All guiding service.
  • All the logistic.

  • The tour cost does not include:
  • International flights
  • Meals and hotels in Lima and Huaraz.
  • Excess equipment over the 20kg per person allowance.
  • Personal clothing and gear to include sleeping bag and mattress.
  • Personal expenses such as alcohol, phone calls, gifts, laundry, room service and so forth
  • Extras at hotel (i.e. telephone, laundry, internet…).
  • Departure taxes at the airport. (International departure tax is currently $30.25),
  • Excess weight for your luggage.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Medical treatment.
  • Medical vaccinations
  • Any rescue costs.
  • Meals not specified.
  • Any personal charges.
  • Any costs associated with early departure from the expedition
  • Return flights to Lima, Peru.
  • Gratuities.
  • Others expenses not specified in Inclusions above.
    <>Note for the traveler: We according to itinerary or travel program:
    • Bookings Bus tickets Lima - Huaraz - Lima.
    • Bookings of air tickets Lima - Huaraz - Lima.
    • Hotel Reservations lodgings or houses.
    Things that you need to bring or carry:...
    • Backpack.
    • Sleeping bag.
    • Rain jacket or poncho (plastic ponchos can be purchased in Huaraz for a few dollars).
    • Strong, comfortable footwear.
    • One complete change of clothing (you can afford to carry more changes of clothing if you hire a personal porters, see options below)
    • Sweater and jacket (something warm).
    • Water bottle, ideally non disposable canteen (boiled drinking water will be provided).
    • Torch / Flashlight and batteries.
    • Hat or cap to protect you from the sun.
    • Sun block (sun protection cream).
    • Insect repellent, absolutely the most important item for this hike is bug spray. Anything with a lot of DEET with do the job, anything less is simply not sufficient. Bug spray MUST be bought in Huaraz, as it cannot be found even in neighboring towns.
    • Toiletries, towel and toilet paper.
    • Selection of small snacks, chocolate, dried fruit, biscuits, energy bars etc.
    • Camera, plenty of film and spare batteries, cash in soles and US$
    • Swimsuit (if you plan on visiting the hot springs at Hunacarhuaz after the trek)
    • Optional: walking Poles /sticks rubber covers necessary (can be hired from our office for US$30 for the 15 day trek)
    • You also need to bring a copy of  your passport on the trail.
    If you require any further information regarding this or any other adventure, PLEASE CONTACT US.
    Peruvian Andes Adventures - Travel Peru - Peru Trips Trail Guides Mountain Camping Mount Trek - Base camp - Summit - Peru Adventure Travel - Ecological Tours in Peru - Cordillera Blanca Outdoor Adventure - Package Tour - Package Holiday - Huaraz tours - Tours in Huaraz - peru treks - Peru trekking and climbing

    Peruvians Summit Expedition SAC. - Tour Operator
    Main Office: Av. Las Américas 130 Huaraz - Perú
    Phone: 0051 043 422867
    Cell Phone: 043 943702657