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Join our climbing and mountaineering course in Bolivia and learn to climb in the Andes.
Huayna Potosi in Bolivia’s Cordillera Real mountain range is the setting for our climbing course.
This introduction to climbing teaches a range of fundamental skills useful for accessing ice-covered Bolivian peaks.
Most of the course takes place on a glacier at around 5,000m/16,404ft and is open to complete beginners.
Top level, professional guides show you how to plan and execute a successful climbing expedition.
We begin by taking a look at the hazards that snow covered mountains present.
Next, we teach you the skills and techniques necessary to help you climb and enjoy the mountains.
Prices From $465 / £374.976 per person
Dates: November 2018
Climb Misti volcano, an excellent beginner’s peak and trekking challenge for your adventure holiday.
For those wanting to climb Misti (5,822m/19,101ft), the volcano is accessed from Arequipa.
Misti is the smallest in the range of three volcanoes in the area – Chachani (6,075m/19,931ft) and Ampato (6,310m/20,702ft) the other two.
It is no less imposing though, and its near-perfect conical shape is beautiful when seen on approach from the valley.
The dry season (Apr-Nov) is the best time to scale Misti, when walkers are rewarded with stunning views of its crater and the surrounding volcanoes.
Our fully-supported and guided trips are the perfect way to tackle this big peak, and you need to be well acclimatised before starting this trek.
We offer three more volcano climbs in the Arequipa area – Ampato, Chachani and Coropuna – and all are an adventure for climbers and walkers.
Contact us to plan your climb of Arequipa’s volcanoes.
Trek in the Cordillera Real and then climb Sajama and Parinacota with our fully guided climbing tour.
We bring you to the best Andean mountain ranges in Bolivia with our unique trekking and climbing holiday.
First, we warm up with a walk amid the great chain of majestic peaks of the Cordillera Real, our Condoriri trek,
Next, we head to Sajama and Parinacota are two stunning high mountain wilderness areas situated near the border of Bolivia and Chile.
Both are huge peaks over 6,000m, with Sajama being the highest peak in Bolivia at (6,542m/21,643ft).
This fully guided and supported trip offers you the opportunity to climb both these amazing volcanos.
You will be in the company of our fully experienced mountain guide and English-speaking assistant.
For trekking fans who want to enjoy the best high altitude walking in Bolivia – this is it.
Combine the stunning Condoriri trek with a climb of the spectacular and straightforward Huayna Potosi peak.
Join us for some superb high altitude hiking and mountaineering in Bolivia.
Hikers love walking and hiking in the majestic Cordillera Real mountain range. This area is great for spotting condors and Real’s outline resembles this iconic Andean bird taking off.
We walk up close to beautiful glaciers, lakes and are always accompanied by mountain views on the trails.
This fully-supported hike runs smoothly thanks to our professional guides, a cook, pack animals and full support staff team.
Having spent most of the trek above 4,500m/14,764ft, you will be well acclimatised for our next goal.
Huayna Potosi (6,088m/19,974ft) itself is a relatively easy ascent for such a high peak. It is the perfect Andean mountain for novice or experienced mountaineers.
The summit provides amazing views of La Paz, El Alto, Illimani, Mururata, the Amazon Basin, Condoriri, the Cordillera Real, Altiplano and even Lake Titicaca.
Read our blog with tips and advice on how to make it to the summit.
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The overall organisation was brilliant. I would say the best guides for me were in La Paz and the local guide in Uyuni. Also Oswaldo our trek guide and the whole organisation there were brilliant. The accommodation was fine – a little cold in Uyuni, but not much can be done about that! The food was very good all along and I had no troubles there at all.
Dorothee Duvaux, UK, 2016
» Condoriri Trek & Huayna Potosi Climb
Catch up with the last part of Larry and Gillian's adventures in Patagonia. www.andeantrails.co.uk/blog/pa…
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Larry and Gillian are coming to the end of their month of travelling with Andean Trails in Patagonia. We put together a tour designed to take them off-the-beaten-track – read the first instalment in their blog – covering Santiago and Aysen and remote border crossings. Once in Argentina, Gillian and Larry trekked to the base of Fitzroy and Cerro Torre, and took a day tour to Perito Moreno. They then set off for Torres del Paine on a self-guided trek. Their tour has ended with a few days in Ushuaia and a flight out from Buenos Aires. Check their progress below …
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