Santa Cruz Trek and Pisco Mountain Climbing
Length: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Maximum Altitude: 5752m
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: Drive to Cebollapampa 3990m and ascend to the base camp 4650m. 3 hours drive and 3 hours walk.
Day 6: Ascend to the moraine 4950m. 3 hours walk.
Day 7: Summit attempt and back to base camp. 10 to 12 hours climb for the day.
Day 8: Walk down to the road and drive back to Huaraz. 1½ hours walk and 3 hours drive.
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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It was a very well planned trip, with excellent guiding services, cooking and donkey handling. Rodolfo went out his way to explain or interpret what we were seeing. Very personable as well. Peter Greene, USA