Pisco (5,750 m / 18,864 ft)

Grade of Climb: Medium
Climbing duration: 4 days / 3 Nights
Start Hiking point: Cebollapampa (3,900 m / 12,795 ft)
Max. Elevation: Summit Pisco (5,750 m / 18,864 ft)
Best Period for Climbing: From Mid-May to Mid-October


Day 01: Huaraz (3,100 m / 10,170 ft) – Cebollapampa (3,900 m / 12,795 ft) – Base Camp of Pisco (4,500 m / 14,763 ft)
From Huaraz we will aboard the Bus to go along the Callejón de Huaylas in the north side of Huaraz. Passing different traditional Andean towns, first arriving and making the first stop in Carhuaz (2,650 m/ 8,692 ft), here we will find the traditional made at home Ice-Creams from local fruits, then we will enjoy Carhuaz native products, then we will continue with our travel to the next stop in the ancient town of Yungay, this city was buried by an Avalanche that fell down from Huascarán Mountain in 1970, the New Yungay (2,500 m / 9,200 ft), from here we have to start going up to the Llanganuco Valley, almost in the base of Huascarán Mountain in its north side, for the entrance to the Llanganuco Valley we will register in the National Parks Control, after we will visit the two lakes of Llanganuco, where we will have Lunch, then we will continue going up to the Base Camp of Pisco, if  it is not cloud we will appreciate the impressionant peaks of the Mountains, Huascarán, Chopicalqui, Pisco, Huandoy, and others. We will arrive to the base Camp Pisco accompanied by the donkey drivers and mountain staff around 15:00hours, overnight at (4,500 m /14,763 ft). 

Day 02: Pisco Base Camp (4,500 m / 14,763 ft) – Moraine Camp (4,850 m / 15,912 ft)
After the breakfast in the Base Camp we will have free morning to check our climbing gears, after that we will have lunch at noon, then we start hike up to the Moraine Camp, it will take 2 hours half walking over rocky path; arriving to the Moraine we will have hot tea and dinner, overnight camping at 4,850 m 

Day 03: Moraine Camp (4,850 m / 15,912 ft) – Pisco Summit (5,750 m / 18,864 ft) – Pisco Base Camp (4,500 m / 14,763 ft)
After the breakfast in the Moraine Camp at 04:00hours approximately we will start climbing up for about 1 hour to get the glacier, here we’ll have to put our climbing equipment to start climbing up to the Pisco Summit (5,750 m / 18,860 ft), after climbing up for about 1 hour we’ll get a quite all of  40 m and 50° of difficult, after this all we have to climbing for about 2 hours half to get the Summit, where we’ll enjoy the nice views of different mountains such as: Artesonraju, Alpamayo, Caraz, Huascaran, Chopicalqui, Yanapaccha, Chacraraju, Brogui, Huandoys, etc., and a splendid turquoise lake named (69 lake), after few minutes we’ll start go down to the Moraine Camp, when the porters will be waiting for us already with our equipments to continue comedown to the base Camp, arriving to the Base Camp around 16:00hours approximately, overnight in the Base Camp. 

Day 04: Pisco Base Camp (4,500 m / 14,763 ft) – Cebollapampa (3,900 m / 12,795 ft) – Huaraz (3,100 m / 10,170 ft)
After the last breakfast in the Base Camp of Pisco Mountain, we will descend to Cebollapampa for about 1 hours half, there will be waiting  our private transport, and then immediately will aboard the bus to go back to Huaraz, passing Orconcoha and Chinancpcha lakes, lunch on the way, then  we will arrive to Huascaran National Park control to register whit our passport back to Huaraz, then we will continue go down to Yungay district, from there we will continue driving along the Callejon de Huaylas to the South side, arriving to Huaraz around 17:00hours approximately. Transfer to the Hotel.