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Nevado Chopicalqui: 4 days/3 Nights Climbing Experience

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

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Come and Discover All that Nevado Chopicalqui has to Show in this Climbing Experience

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.

 

Highlights

  • Spend 4 days/3nights climbing the Nevado Chopicalqui with expert guides
  • Get the experience of sleeping in a fully equipped tent
  • Be amazed by the view of the mountains at the summit
  • Observe the beautiful emerald-like water Chinancocha and Orconcocha lakes

Tour Information

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

Itinerary

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.

What’s Included 

  • Mountain guide (AGMP – UIAGM)
  • Specialized cook
  • Entrance fee of National Park Huascaran
  • First-Aid kit
  • Private transport between Huaraz / start and end of the trek.
  • Complete meals during the trekking program
  • Donkey driver
  • Donkeys
  • Kitchen/dining tent
  • Collective technical equipment
  • Camping equipment
  • Tent for 2 Person
  • Toilet tent

 

What’s Not Included

  • Tour of Acclimatization
  • Travel accident and health insurance
  • Pick-up from the station and transfer to the Hotel reserved for you in Huaraz.
  • Transfers from the airport/hotel/airport – Lima
  • Hotel accommodation in Lima.
  • Tour of the city
  • Transfer from the station to the hotel/station/hotel – Lima
  • Bus ticket Huaraz/Lima
  • Hotel accommodation in accordance with the tour program.
  • Porter
  • Food and drink in Lima and Huaraz
  • Travel luggage and Travel cancellation insurance
  • Not mentioned food and beverages
  • Personal Spending

 

What to Bring

  • Sleeping bag(-10º to 0ºC)
  • Sleeping pad / Mattress
  • Small backpack and small daypack
  • Personal medicine
  • Sunglasses, sunblock and lip balm
  • Long-sleeved shirts, cotton short-sleeved shirts or t-shirts and lightweight pants
  • Hiking pants, mountain jacket (Goretex) and hiking shoes
  • Fleece or Wool sweater and/or trousers
  • Regular and long underwear
  • Medium weight parka with fiberfill
  • Light cap, wool hat, and gloves
  • Rain poncho (or rain gear)
  • Water bottle
  • Flashlight with spare batteries and bulb
  • Towel
  • Ice axe and harness
  • 2 Locking carabiners (per person) and 1 Daisy Chain (Life Line)
  • 1 ATC descender (Rappel) and 2 Cords for prusik

 

Important Notes 

  • We recommend you to do at least a 1-Day hike in altitude to be acclimatized before doing this tour
  • If you are interested in booking this tour, please contact us at info@keteka.com, we will give you all the information you need

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