Route: East Face
Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights
Difficulty: Medium / Difficult
Activity: Nature / Adventure
Season: May / October
Altitude Between: 3,100 / 6,025 m.
Starting Point: Cashapampa
Day 1 Huaraz / Cashapampa (2,900 m) / Llamacorral (3,760 m)
Departure at 07:00 AM with our transport to Caraz north of Huaraz visiting typical villages of the Callejón de Huaylas and then to the town of Cashapampa (3h) where the muleteer and donkeys wait for us to transport all the equipment and food to Llamacorral. (L, D)
Elevation: + 860 m (duration 3/4 hours approx.)
Day 2 Llamacorral / Base Camp (taullipampa) (4,250 m)
This day we continue our trek to the base camp, near the beautiful Atuncocha lagoons, Ichiccocha appreciating some peaks around us such as Artezonraju, Taulliraju, Quitaraju. (B, L, D)
Elevation: + 490 m (duration 4/5 hours approx.)
Day 3 Base Camp / Morrena Field (4,900 m)
We begin to ascend to the Morrena camp, the route is steep, the porters will carry all the mountain materials and food. (B, L, D)
Elevation: + 700 m (duration 3/4 h approx.)
Day 4 Morrena Field / Camp 1 (5,400 m)
This day we will ascend on glacier to camp 1, the porters will help us carry the equipment. (B, L, D)
Elevation: + 500 m (duration 4 hours approx.)
Day 5 Camp 1 / Summit (6,025 m) / Base Camp
We will get up very early to ascend to the Summit and take advantage of the good snow conditions, the temperature reaches -15º C to -20º C and a cold air, with a difficulty of 65º to 70º until the summit, from the summit we appreciate many peaks of the Cordillera Blanca, after taking some photos we will descend with rappels following our same footprints to field 1 then to the base. (B, L, D)
Elevation: + 625 m (duration 8/10 hours approx.)
Day 6 Base Camp / Cashapampa / Huaraz
Return to Cashapampa with the donkeys then to Huaraz with our transport. (B, L)
# Mountain Guide (UIAGM)
# Cook (1), Porters (2), Donkey Driver (2)
# Private tourist transport to the starting point for walking
# Food during the expedition (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
Breakfast: Tea, coffee, milk, serials, bread, cheese, butter, jam, cake, fruit salad, etc.
Snack: Fresh fruit, chocolate, biscuit, frugues and candies.
Lunch: Vegetable salad, pasta, tuna, huancaína potato, chicken chili pepper, chicken spatter, ham.
Tea Time: Coffee, infusions, cookies, fried huantan, popcorn, etc.
Dinner: variety of soups, quinoa, chaufa rice, rolled chicken, fried trout, pasta, sauteed loin.
# Optional vegetarian food
# Last day (typical food of the Pachamanca Andes)
# Camping equipment (sleeping tent 2 people, dining tent, kitchen and bathroom tent)
# Logistic Kitchen Equipment (kitchen utensils, pots, plates, cutlery, chairs, tables, gas)
# Hot water in the morning to wash your hands and face every day
# Boiled water for your bottle every day
# Donkeys for the transport of luggage and food (10 Kilos per person for the donkey)
# Emergency Horse (1) in case of evacuation
# First aid kit
# Communication radio
# Personalized assistance
What does not include?
# Personal clothing for high mountains
# High mountain personal technical equipment (boots, ice axes, crampons, harness, helmet, etc.)
# Extra food and drinks in the cities
# Entrance tickets (Huascaran National Park S / 150.00 soles per person)
# Travel / Accident Insurance
# Sleeping bag
# Tips (driver, guide, cook, porter, carrier)
What do i need to bring?
# Wear appropriate clothing for the day (heat) and for the night (cold), sunscreen, sunglasses, repellent, bathing clothes, personal hygiene kit, walking boots, camera, waterproof jacket, water bottle, sleeping bag, small backpack, front (flashlight-light)
# Luggage (10 Kilos per person) for donkeys