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Peru - Trekking and Climbing in the Cordillera Blanca
Peru trekking, Ice Climb & Adventure in the Cordillera Blanca

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Cordillera Blanca - Mountain range in Peru: Trekking and mountain climb
 
Cordillera blanca: Trekking - Climbing - Hiking - Mountaineering

The cordillera blanca Located in the department of Ancash, the Mountain range Blanca is considered the Peruvian capital of the andinismo, it's located to the oriental side of the valley of the river Santa, in the Alley of Huaylas.The cordillera blanca Located in the department of Ancash, the Mountain range Blanca is considered the Peruvian capital of the andinismo, it's located to the oriental side of the valley of the river Santa, in the Alley of Huaylas.

The Mountain range Blanca this fully included inside the    Huascaran National Park  and it counts with 50 mountains that it has more than enough they pass the 5,700m, too with 269 lagoons and 41 Rivers, that means that it has the abundance snowed bigger of summits and with the highest and beautiful in the country..

Among their more famous summits they are: Huascaran (6.768 msnm); Huandoy, with three summits, all on the 6.000 msnm; Chopicalqui (6.354 msnm); Chacraraju (6.112 msnm); Alpamayo (5.947 msnm) and Copa (6.118 msnm).

Among the advantages that it offers this mountain range they figure the climate (ideal for the escalade between May and October) and the marked accessibility of their mountains that allows to culminate the ascension of several summits at one time short.

There is a quantity of mountains to climb - from as more simple as option for acclimatization for climbs in the valley of the Ishinca - Urus (5495m), Ishinca (5530m) Tocllaraju (6,034m) until the face South of the Huascaran (6769m) and the North (6654m), until the mountains of technical ascension as the Alpamayo (5947m) and chacraraju (6112m).

 

CORDILLERA BLANCA TREKKING and HIKING: Amazing places in Peru to trek and hike.

TREKKING CORDILLERA BLANCA DIFICULTAD PUNTO ALTO DURACION
Trek Quilcayhuanca - Cojup Easy / Average - hike 04 D / 03 N.
Trek Quilcayhuanca - Laguna Churup Easy / Average - hike 04 D / 03 N
Trek Olleros - Chavin Easy / Average - Hike 03 D / 02 N
Trek Santa Cruz - Punta Union - Vaqueria Easy / Average - hike 04 D / 03 N.
Trek Santa Cruz - Ulta Easy / Average - hike   06 D / 05 N.
Trek Santa Cruz - P. Llanganuco - Laguna 69 Easy / Average - hike 06 D / 05 N..
Trek Cedros- Alpamayo - Santa Cruz Average hike 12 D / 11 N
Trek Cedros - Alpamayo - Ulta Average hike 13 D / 12 N
 
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
  • You also need to bring a copy of  your passport on the trail.
 
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Peruvian Summit Expedition SAC - Tour Operator
Av. Las Américas 130 Huaraz - Perú
Phone: 0051 043 422867
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