Take part of this Nevado Chopicalqui experience where you will climb the third highest peak of the Huascaran mountain and enjoy the view at the summit
Climbing the Nevado Chopicalqui is an experience full of nature, color, life and adrenaline, you don’t want to miss the chance to be part of something like this. The Nevado Chopicalqui is located in the Cordillera Blanca and is the third highest peak of the Huascaran mountain, the trail we will follow leads us to some amazing places like the beautiful emerald-like water Chinancocha and Orconcocha lakes, the Quenuales forest, glaciers and so much more.
Duration: 04 Days/03 Nights
Start and End Location: Huaraz
Availability: From June to September
Miscellaneous: The difficulty level of this tour is set as Moderate
Day 01: Huaraz – Base Camp 4430 m / 14,534 ft – Moraine Camp 4900 m / 16,076 ft
From Huaraz we will go to the second curve of the Portachuelo del Llanganuco pass, going through the Callejon de Huaylas until Yungay, before heading East of Huaraz. We will reach the Llanganuco Valley where we will observe two lakes with emerald-like water: Chinancocha and Orconcocha. From here our hike starts passing through the Quenuales forest, before reaching a ridge and continuing until we reach Morraine Camp where we will spend the night. Approx. 4 to 5 hours.
Day 02: Campo Morena – High Camp 5380 m / 17,650 ft
We will start the hike by crossing several moraines until we reach the glacier. Then, we will start the journey up to the 5380 m / 17,650 ft point where we will set up camp. Approx. 4 hours.
Day 03: High Camp – Cumbre Chopicalqui 6354 m / 20,846 ft – Campo Morena
We will start our hike at 1 am, ascending until we reach the ridge, before continuing onto the first wall (50m, 50-60°) and then the second wall (60m, 50-65°). We will climb to the top where great mountain views will await us. Later, we will descend to Morraine Camp. Approx. 5 to 6 hour hike.
Day 04: Campo Morena – Huaraz
On the last day, we will descend to the hairpin, where our ride will be waiting for us to return to Huaraz. Approx. 3 to 4 hours.
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