Climbing Misti Volcano Arequipa
Duration: 2 Days / 1 Night
Difficulty: Demanding Medium
Activity: Adventure / Mountaineering
Season: May / October
Altitude Between: 2,335 / 5,822 m.
Starting Point: Arequipa
Day 1 Arequipa (2,325 m) / Monte Blanco (4,800 m)
Pick up from the hotel at 9:00 am, we leave in the direction of white water and pass through cabrerías until we arrive with our 4 × 4 at a height of 4150 m. we can observe the South American camelids (vicuñas) in the national reserve of white gouache and salinas, sometimes you get to see the condor, Camp in monte blanco, this day we walk 3 hours. (A, C)
Day 2 Monte Blanco / Summit (5,825 m) / Arequipa
Very early after breakfast, we will begin to ascend towards the summit of Misti volcano (5,825 m) 4 hours approx. We will have the sunrise and an impressive view of the Andes mountain range and especially the fire belt (set of aligned volcanoes in southern Peru).
The descent is easier and more fun, we will go down the volcanic ash to our 4 × 4 truck, then return to Arequipa (D, A)
Mountain Guide (UIAGM)
Cook (1), Porters (2)
4 × 4 transport to approach point
Food during the expedition (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
Camping equipment (tent for sleeping, kitchen and bathroom)
Logistic Kitchen Equipment (kitchen utensils)
Entrance tickets (National Park)
First aid kit
What does not include?
Personal clothing for high mountains
High mountain personal technical equipment (boots, ice axes, crampons, harness, gloves, helmet, etc.)
Extra food and drinks in the cities
Taxes inside the Airport
4 liters of water
Tips (driver, guide, cook, porter, carrier)
What do i need to bring?
Bring clothes for the day (heat) and for the night (cold), sunscreen, sunglasses, repellent, bath clothes, personal hygiene kit, walking shoes, camera, waterproof jacket, water bottle, bag sleeping, mat, small backpack, front (flashlight-light)