Climbing Quitaraju

Climbing Details:
Route: North Face
Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights
Difficulty: Medium / Difficult
Activity: Nature / Adventure
Season: May / October
Altitude Between: 3,100 / 6,036 m.
Starting Point: Cashapampa
Program:
Day 1 Huaraz (3,100 m) / Cashapampa / Ichiccocha (3,900 m)
Departure 07:00 AM we will head north of the City of Huaraz with our transport to Caraz visiting its typical villages of the Huaylas alley and then we will arrive at the town of Cashapampa (2,900 m) where the Arrieros and donkeys wait for us for our transfer of feeding and materials until Ichiccocha. (A, C)
Elevation: + 1,000 m (duration 3/4 hours approx.)
Day 2 Ichicocha / Arhuaycoha Base Camp (4,350 m)
This day we will continue with our trek to the base camp, passing through the beautiful lagoons Ichiccocha and Atuncocha, appreciating some peaks that surround us such as artezonraju, taulliraju, quitaraju and then we will arrive at the base camp. (D, A, C)
Elevation: + 450 m (duration 4/5 hours approx.)
Day 3 Base Camp / Field 1 (5,450 m)
We will begin our ascent to the height field, along a very marked path with landmarks within the forest of quenuales and ichu and we will cross a very loose moraine and thus reach the glacier, we will pass through a gutter and then we will descend to the height camp. (D, A, C)
Elevation: + 1,100 m (duration 5/6 hours approx.)
Day 4 Field 1 / Summit (6,036 m) / Field 1
We will wake up very early in the morning to carry out almost all the ascent at night and thus take advantage of the best snow conditions, the temperature reaches from -15 º C to -20º C and a very cold air, with a medium difficulty and an inclination of 65º at 70 ° and a wall of snow, from the summit we will appreciate an impressive view of almost the entire white mountain range, after taking some pictures we will descend with rappels following our same footprints to field 1 (D, A, C)
Elevation: + 586 m / – 586 m (duration 08/10 hours approx. Up and down)
Day 5 Field 1 / Base Camp
We will return along the same ascent route to the base camp by breaking some cracks and crossing the moraine to the base camp. (D, A, C)
Day 6 Base Camp / Cashapampa / Huaraz Hotel
Already after breakfast, we will begin to collect the camp to return with the donkeys to Cashapampa where our minivan awaits us for our transfer to Huaraz. (GIVES)
What includes?

Mountain guide

Cook (1), Porters (2), Arrieros (1)

Tourist transport to the starting point for walking

Food during the expedition (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Camping equipment (tent for sleeping, dining room, kitchen and bathroom)

Logistic Kitchen Equipment (kitchen utensils)

Donkeys for transporting luggage and food

Collective equipment (ropes, ice screws, stakes, ribbons and carabiners)

Emergency Horse (1)

Entrance tickets (Huascaran National Park)

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, gloves, helmet, etc.)

Extra food and drinks in the cities

Taxes inside the Airport

Travel Insurance

Sleeping bag

Mat

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)
We also offer services of: Hotel (Hostal Andino, San Sebastián, El Tumi, Hatun Wasi, NG Residential), Public and Private Transportation Buses (Cruz del Sur, Mobile tours, Oltursa), Guides, rental and sale of Mountain equipment.

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