Route: Northwest Edge
Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights
Difficulty: Medium / Difficult
Activity: Nature / Adventure
Season: May / September
Altitude Between: 3,100 / 6,034 m.
Starting Point: Pashpa Cochapampa
Day 1 Huaraz (3,100 m) / Pashpa / Base Camp (4,350 m)
Departure by private minibus, towards the north of the city of Huaraz with direction to cochapampa pashpa (40 min approx.) Height of 3,600 m later we will walk to the Ishinca base camp at 4,350 m the luggage and food we will transport on donkeys, this day we will appreciate a very impressive panorama of the black and white mountain range. (L, D)
Elevation: + 750 m (duration 4/5 hours approx.)
Day 2 Base Camp / Morena Field (4,950 m)
We will begin our ascent to the moraine countryside, along a path marked with landmarks and melting rocks and reach the glacial. (B, L, D)
Elevation: + 650 m (duration 4 hours approx.)
Day 3 Morrena Field / Tocllaraju Summit (6,034 m) / Base Camp
We get up very early in the morning, after a hot tea we will start walking on the glacier, drawing cracks, small ice walls and reaching the northern edge that will lead us to the summit, after some photos we will return to the moraine field. (B, L, D)
Elevation: + 1,084 m / – 1,084 m (duration 7/8 hours approx. Up and down)
Day 4 Base Camp / Pashpa / Huaraz
This day we will return to the town of Pashpa, where the minivan awaits us to move to Huaraz. (B, L)
Elevation: – 750 m (duration 4 hours approx.)
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
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
Tips (driver, guide, cook, porter, carrier)
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