Huascaran (6,768 m / 22,204 ft)

Grade of Climb: Hard
Climbing duration: 6 days / 5 Nights
Start Hiking point: Musho (3,030 m / 9, 940 ft)
Max. Elevation: Summit Huascaran South (6,768 m / 22, 204 ft)
Best Period for Climbing: From Mid-June to Mid-August


Day 01: Huaraz (3,100 m / 10,170 ft) – Musho (3,030 m / 9,940 ft) – Huascaran Base Camp (3,800 m / 12,467 ft)
After breakfast in the hotel we will start at 7:00am approximately, along the Callejon de Huaylas to Mancos, from here we will travel to the East side to Musho, arriving to Musho after 1 hour trip, the Donkey Driver will be waiting for us in Musho to transport our climbing equipments to Base Camp of Huascaran (3,800 m), after hiking up for about 4 or 5 hours we will arriving to the Base Camp and overnight Camping.

Day 02: Base Camp (3,800 m / 12,467 ft) – Climb up to High Camp 1 ( 5,000 m / 16,404 ft)
After the breakfast in the Base Camp we will start hiking up to the moraine camp, sometimes rock climbing for about 3 hours to get the glacier, from here we will start climbing the glacier for about 1 hour to the Camp 1 at (5,000 m), from here we will have a splendid views to see different mountains ours around, overnight Camping over the glacier.

Day 03: High Camp 1(5,000 m / 16,404 ft) – Climb up to Camp 2 (5,950 m / 19,520 ft)
Today, we will start at 4:00am to climb to the Camp 2, for about 5 hours approximately, in case there are other climbers, we will have to pass a little fast the part of the Channel, this part is avalanche zone, arriving to Camp 2 around 9:00am, overnight camping over the glacier at (5,950 m).

Day 04: High Camp 2 (5,950 m / 19,520 ft) – Climb up Huascaran Summit (6,768 m / 22,204 ft) – High Camp 2 (5,950 m / 19,520 ft)
After the breakfast in the Camp 2 we will start climbing at 3:00am, along the this route we will enjoy the nice views of different mountains ours around and will enjoy the sunrise in the Cordillera Blanca, arriving to the Summit (6,768 m / 22,199 ft) around 10:00am, in the summit we will enjoy the white Mountain Range and take pictures, after stay few minutes we will start go down to the Camp 2 for about 4 hours approximately, arriving to the Camp 2 around 3 or 4:00pm, overnight camping at (5,950 m / 19,516 ft).

Day 05: High Camp 2 (5,950 m / 19,520 ft) – Base Camp (3,800 m / 12,467 ft)
Early in the morning we will start go down to the Base Camp, after go down 2 hours will be arriving to the Moraine Camp, where we will have lunch, after lunch we will continue go down to the Base Camp for about 2 hours more, arriving around 3:00pm, overnight in the Base Camp at (3,800 m / 12,464 ft).

Day 06: Base Camp (3,800 m / 12,467 ft) – Musho (3,030 m /9, 940 ft) - Huaraz (3,100 m / 10,170 ft)
Late in the morning we will go downhill to Musho for about 3 hours half approximately. Where our private transport will be waiting for us to transport to Huaraz; arriving to Huaraz around 16:00hours and transfer to the hotel, overnight in the Hotel in Huaraz.