1st day: Arrival at Lima, transfer from the airport to the hotel in Lima
2nd day: Lima – Huaraz (bus).
Transfer to Huaraz (distance: 400 km from Lima), passing the Conococha (4,050m), transfer from the bus-station to the hotel
3rd day: Acclimatization trek to Lake Churup (4,450m).
We leave Huaraz at 7 a.m. for the village of Pitec. From the village, we ascend for about 3 hours, including some rock scrambling at the top, to reach Churup Lake, a beautiful turquoise lake at the base of Churup Mountain – Huaraz – Hostal.
Logistics and preparing the technical gear for the expedition.
4th day: Huaraz (3,100m) – Yungay – Cebollapampa – Cb Pisco (4,600m).
We leave from Huaraz to Huaylas Valley in bus, towards the town of Yungay (2500m). We continue on dirt road on the upper Llanganuco Valley passing the Lakes Chinancocha y Orconcocha to the point called Cebollapampa, located in Llanganuco Valley.. This is the starting point for the approach trek for climbing Pisco (5,762m), Huandoy (6,395m) and Chacraraju (6,112m). The base camp is reached in approximately 4 hours.
5th day: Cb Pisco (4,600) – Summit Pisco (5,750m) – Cb.
Early start (3-4 am) for the summit climb. We cross a moraine and climb to the glacier tongue, and then to the col, which offers excellent views of summits of Cordillera Blanca. The route to the summit crosses a crevasse to reach the summit, where a 360º view around makes us forget the fatigue. Descent to base camp.
6th day: Cb – Cebollapampa – Yungay – Huaraz – Hostal.
Descent from base camp to Cebollapampa where transportation will take us back to the hostal in Huaraz.
7th day: Day of rest in Huaraz.
8th day: Huaraz – Pashpa (3,600m) – Cb Ishinca (4,200m).
Leave Huaraz on private transportation to the village of Collón or Pashpa, where we meet the donkeys and arrieros that will help carry the climbing gear. Here is the starting point of the trek to base camp, which takes about 4-5 hours depending on the trekking pace. The base camp is found at 4.200m.
9th day: Cb Ishinca - Summit Ishinca (5,530m) – Cb.
Early start from base camp to Ishinca Lake(4.900), at the end of Yanarajupampa valley. We climb a few ramps to a vast col between the two summits of Ishinca. Continuing the ascent, we reach the final slope that leads to the summit (5,530m). camp.
10th day: Cb Ishinca - C1 Tocllataju (5,300m).
Cb Trek to camp 1 of Tocllaraju (approx. 6 hours). The last 2 hours of the climb are on the glacier and may require roping up.
11th day: C1 Tocllataju (5,300m) – Summit Tocllaraju (6,034m) – Cb.
Early start (2am) to the summit of Tocllaraju (6,034m), and return to camp Cb Ishinca. The round trip to the summit and back takes about 9-10 hours.
12th day: Cb Ishinca - Pashpa - Huaraz – Hostal.
Descend from base camp to the village of Pashpa , where private transportation will transfer us back to Huaraz – hostal.
13th day: Travelling back to Lima (bus) – Hotel.
Transfer to Lima (hostal).
14th day: Lima, transfers from hotel to airport. Return to country of origin.