South Huascarán Climb (7 days)

Operative tour
May to September

Ascent to the highest peak in the Cordillera Blanca, reaching an altitude of 22,205 feet. Only for experienced mountaineers.


  • Price for South Huascarán Climb (7 days): US$ 1.800 per person.

*Confirmed departure with minimum 2 passengers.


  • Meals.
  • Hotel pick up (just city area).
  • Guide.
  • Cook.
  • General first-aid kit.
  • Shared double tent.
  • Sleeping pads.
  • Cooking equipment.
  • Private transportation.
  • Portable toilet.
  • Mountain equipment.
  • Entry ticket to the Huascarán National Park.

Not included

  • Porter to carry camping gear, food, and mountain gear.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Bathroom with shower.
  • Health insurance.

*Remember that for this activity you have to carry the equipment and kitchen utensils, because there are no porters.

How to book

  1. Select the departure date from the calendar.
  2. Select the number of people.
  3. Click on "Add to cart".
  4. Pay the full price of the tour online.

What to bring

  • A 40 to 70 liter backpack for all the circuit.
  • Waterproof jacket and pants (Gore-Tex of similar).
  • Polar warm clothes (Polartec or similar).
  • Thermal clothing (first layer).
  • Short and long sleeved T-shirts.
  • Waterproof mountain boots (must cover the ankle).
  • Enough batteries (there is no energy to charge electronic devices in te road).
  • Flip-flops (for showers, rest and river crossing, it it were necessary).
  • Flashlight.
  • Towel.
  • Winter hat and gloves for cold temperatures.
  • Cap to protect yourself from the sun.
  • Sun block.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Camera.
  • Personal first-aid kit.
  • Water bottle (Nalgene or similar).
  • Ziploc bags or similar (to store the garbage).
  • Hiking poles.
  • Sleeping bag.


Let's ascend the highest mountain of Peru with this South Huascarán climb of 7 days, which will give us the chance to live the adventure in a mountain complex of three peaks, reaching the summit of the highest of them.

Day 1: Huaraz – Pashpa – Base Camp

  • At 7:00 am we will leave Huaraz.
  • We will be heading to the north, to the Alley of Huaylas.
  • Our first destination will be Yungay, and then we will continue the route to Musho, at 3,050 m high.
  • We will get to the Huascarán base camp, at 4,200 m high.
  • Dinner and rest.

Day 2: Base Camp – Moraine Camp

  • Breakfast at 8:00 am.
  • We will break camp and then walk to the Huascarán Moraine Base Camp, at 4,850 m high.
  • Here, we will have lunch and spend the afternoon to relax and see the sunset in the mountains.

Day 3: Moraine Camp – Camp One

  • Breakfast at 8:00 am.
  • Break camp and advance by the rocks to the glacier's entrance.
  • We will make an ascent to reach the Huascarán Camp One, at 5,350 m high.
  • After a 5 hours trek and climbing we will arrive at the Camp One to spend the night.

Day 4: Camp One – Camp Two

  • Breakfast at 6:00 am.
  • We will go to the gutter, route that will take us to the Huascarán camp Two, at 6,010 m high.
  • Here we will set up camp, have dinner and enjoy the view of the sunset before sleeping.

Day 5: Camp Two – Summit – Camp Two

  • This day begins at 12:00 am with the breakfast.
  • We will walk by ice and snow sidewalks during 7 hours until reaching the summit, at 6,768 m high.
  • In this place we will watch the Cordillera Blanca in all its glory, if the weather conditions allow it.
  • Then, we will begin a rappelling descent to follow the same route we used to reach the summit to the Huascarán Camp Two.
  • After a 5 hours journey, we will rest and spend the night.

Day 6: Camp Two – Camp One – Moraine Camp

  • Breakfast at 6:00 am.
  • We will break camp and begin the descent to the Huascarán moraine, passing by the camp One.
  • We will arrive at this place after 6 hours of journey and we will spend our last night.

Day 7: Moraine Camp – Musho – Huaraz

  • Breakfast at 8:00 am.
  • We will set up our things and the equipment to go back in a 5 hours hike.
  • We will pass by the Base Camp, where we will move the equipment to Musho town.
  • Here we will take the bus to Huaraz in a 2 hours trip.

Cancellation policy

  • You will be able to reschedule without any cost or cancel with full refund until 10 days before departure. After that period, it will not be possible to make changes or cancellations.

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