Route: Normal – Throat
Duration: 7 Days / 6 Nights
Difficulty: Medium / Difficult Demanding
Activity: Nature / Adventure
Season: May / September
Altitude Between: 3,100 / 6,768 m.
Starting Point: Musho
Day 1 Huaraz / Musho / Huascaran Base Camp (4,200 m)
We will travel by private minivan from Huaraz to Musho height 3,030 m which is the starting point, where the muleteers and donkeys wait for us to transfer the equipment and materials to the base camp. (L, D)
Elevation: + 1,170 m (duration 3/4 hours approx.)
Day 2 Base Camp / Moraine Camp (4,850 m)
After breakfast we will start climbing parts of rock and walk with support from the porters to the moraine field. (B, L, D)
Elevation: + 650 m (duration 3 hours approx.)
Day 3 Moraine Camp / Camp 1 (5,400 m)
In the morning we will continue to the glacial and ascend on glacial to field 1 (B, L, D)
Elevation: + 550 m (duration 3 hours approx.)
Day 4 Camp 1 / Camp 2 (6,000 m)
Very early, we will pass the seracs, (avalanche zone) an always delicate part on this route, then we will arrive at camp two or hill, we will rest very early for the ascension the next day to the South summit. (B, L, D)
Elevation: + 600 m (duration 5/6 hours approx.)
Day 5 Camp 2 / Summit (6,768 m) / Camp 2
We will get up very early to take advantage of the best snow conditions, we will begin to ascend the normal route with an inclination of 50º to 65º crossing small walls and cracks to the South Summit 6,768 m after taking the photos, we will return by the same route to the field 2. (B, L, D)
Elevation: + 768 m / – 768 m (duration 14/16 hours approx. Up and down)
Day 6 Camp 2 / Base Camp
We descend very early to the base camp taking care of the seracs that we will have on our heads in the first part of the descent. (B, L, D)
Elevation: – 1,800 m (duration 7/8 hours approx. Down)
Day 7 Base Camp / Musho / Huaraz
We will return to Musho with the donkeys, where the minivan awaits us for the transfer to Huaraz. (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