Urus Morraine, Cordillera Blanca, Peru
Three fantastic peaks from the same wonderful campsite.
Refresh skills and ramp up the thrills as the climbs get bigger.
Climb with the best, professional, fully-qualified guides in Peru's Cordillera Blanca.
Wonderful mountaineering experience in the high Andes.
It was a really wonderful trip, we both enjoyed it tremendously, the highlights were getting to the top of 2 mountains.
I found both ascents quite demanding, but it was exhilarating to reach the top and be rewarded with tremendous views.
A. Duff, Peru climbs
Private pick-up Lima Airport. Transfer to hotel in Lima
Transfer to station, public bus to Huaraz (8 hours), transfer to hotel (B)
Meet guide, review itinerary, acclimatise, hotel (B)
Day hike Laguna Churup (4,500m), return to Huaraz, hotel (B,L)
Drive up to Pashpa to begin hike to the head of the Ishinca Valley, camping (B,L,D)
Urus climb, camping (B,L,D)
Rest day (rock climbing or rappelling options), camping (B,L,D)
Ishinca climb, camping (B,L,D)
Head to high camp (5,000m), camping (B,L,D)
Summit day Tocllaraju, return to basecamp (B,L,D)
Walk out, return to Huaraz, dinner, hotel (B,L,D)
Transfer to bus station for bus to Lima, tour ends (B)
All in-country transport during trip, including transport to and from the Lima airport, First class bus tickets between Lima and Huaraz, Hotel accommodation for specified time in Lima and Huaraz, Professional, English speaking guide for acclimatisation activities and climbs/treks, Professional outdoor cook, 3 healthy meals a day plus snacks during the wilderness components of the trip, All park entrance fees, All camping & cooking equipment which is not included in the gear list, Donkeys or llamas and porters where applicable, Sleeping tents, sleeping mats (foam), Cook tent, eating tent, tables, chairs, and bathroom tent (where applicable), First aid kit stocked for wilderness expeditions.
International flights to/from Lima (we can look into these for you) and applicable airport taxes, Personal clothing and equipment (see gear list), All food during in-town days Incidental personal expenditures, including emergency evacuations and medical expenditures, Travel, Personal, and/or medical insurance.
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Duration: 2 days
Capacity: 16 people
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I would rate the Guide as 10/10, or maybe a 9/10- really excellent.
The cook was great also, as were the donkey drivers. Thanks for setting us up with such great people. The food was very good, 9/10. Maybe a few more potatoes than we bargained for.
The highlights were probably the summits, although the rest days after the summits were very nice.
P Green, USA, 2017
» Peru Climbing & Mountaineering Course
It was a really wonderful trip, we both enjoyed it tremendously, the highlights were getting to the top of 2 mountains. I found both ascents quite demanding, but it was exhilarating to reach the top and be rewarded with tremendous views.
The accommodation was fine - we had a very spacious tent, and Olaza's B&B was very nice to come back to after a few days camping. The food while camping was really great, the cook Manuel performed miracles! Rodolfo was a really excellent guide, he was very patient with me, he was very good company, and he organised everything extremely well.
Thanks very much to you and to Kathy for putting the holiday together for us. It was a great experience and I am certainly looking forward to going back for more!
A. Duff, UK, 2013
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