Santa Cruz Trek and Ishinca Mountain Climbing
Length: 7 Days / 6 Nights
Maximum Altitude: 5530m
Season: May – September
Day 1: Huaraz – Cashapampa – Llamacorral
Day 2: Llamacorral – Taullipampa
Day 3: Taullipampa – Punta Union Pass – Paria
Day 4: Paria – Vaqueria – Portachuelo de Llanganuco Pass – Llanganuco Lakes – Huaraz
Day 5: Rest day in Huaraz
Day 6: Drive to the village of Pashpa 3040m and walk up the Ishinca valley to camp at 4350m. 1 hour drive and 5 hours walk.
Day 7: Summit attempt. 10 hours climb for the day.
Day 8: Walk out the valley and return to Huaraz. 3 hours walk.
Technical Difficulty & Fitness
1. Ropes are used principally for glacier travel and low-angle snow or ice slopes. Climbing experience is preferred, but not essential.
A. Good fitness, which for most people requires some training, by running, hiking and able to carry your personal climbing gear.
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We really enjoyed climbing with Rodolfo. He was an excellent guide. We had an amazing trip and can’t wait to get back there!!
James & Thomas, USA