Three Peaks Climb – Cordillera Blanca Peru

Urus 5,490m. + Ishinca 5.560m. + Tocllaraju 6.030m. - Cordillera Blanca Climbing Peru

Three Peaks Climb – Cordillera Blanca Peru

Urus 5,490m. + Ishinca 5.560m. + Tocllaraju 6.030m. - Cordillera Blanca Climbing Peru

The Ishinca Valley is located just outside of Huaraz, and is an excellent location to climb a variety of peaks. This trip will ascend a variety of climbs that are great for beginning high altitude climbers wanting to gain high altitude climbing experience.

The short approach provides for a maximum amount of time to acclimate and learn glacier, snow and ice climbing skills.

The Ishinca valley provides several option for acclimatization climbing Urus 5,495m, Ishinca 5,560m. and Tocllaraju 6,030m.  three peaks from the same base camp .

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Day  A.- Lima – Connect to – Huaraz  Hotel

Day B.- Acclimatizing Day Tour to Churup Lake 4,450m. HotelI-1

Day 01.- Huaraz – Cochapampa – Ishinca Base Camp 4,300m

After the breakfast in Huaraz at 7:30 a.m. we will drive 1 hour to Pashpa (cochapampa) at 11,220’ here our donkey and donkey driver will be waiting for us, we will load our gear and trek 4-5 hours to Ishinca base camp in Huascaran National Park. We then settle into campand prepare our climbing equipment for the next day at our overnight camp; Ishinca base camp (14,190’).

Day 02.- Base Camp – Urus Summit at 5,490m

We will wake up at 3 am and have breakfast then we will start hiking at 3:30 a.m. After 3 hours of hiking we will arrive atthe glacier where we will put our climbing gear and start climb up to the summit 2 + hours; Urus summit (18,134’)
We will enjoy the nice view before descending for 1 hour to moraine camp and continue to base camp arriving at 12:00 p.m. for overnight camping.

Day 03.- Base Camp – Ishinca Summit at 5,560m.

We will wake up very early and we will have breakfast around 2:00a.m. and start hiking 2:30 a.m. after 3 hours we will arrive at the glacier then we will put our climbing gear and start climb up to the summit 18,134’ (approx. 3 hours) After our summit we will start to descend to moraine camp and continue to base camp for another night of camping

Day  04.- Base Camp – Rest Day


Day 05.- Base Camp – Moraine Camp 4,800mwalter 3

After breakfast at base camp we will check our climbing gear and prepare for our climb. We climb to the Moraine camp (16,170′) where we will spend the night.

Day 06.- Moraine Camp – Tocllaraju Summit at 6,030m. – Base Camp

After our breakfast at 1:00 a.m. we will climb approximately 5 hours to the summit of Tocllaraju (19,912’). On top we will enjoy the splendid views of the surrounding peaks. We will then return to the Moraine camp, collect our gear and descend into base camp for the night

Day 07.- Base Camp – Cochapampa – Huaraz Hotel

Today we will return to Huaraz. We will pass through Pashpa (Cochapampa ) where we will transfer to Huaraz. Tonight we will enjoy a celebration dinner.

Day C.- Huaraz – Lima international flight


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The total cost for this expedition is £ and a deposit of £ is required to secure your place. For further information concerning our Terms and Conditions, bookings and cancellations, please refer to our Terms and Conditions page (Opens in new window).

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Ascent Explorers recognises that climbing, hill walking and mountaineering are activities with a danger of personal injury or death. Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own actions and involvement. Although it is our intention to operate this itinerary as printed, it may be necessary to make some changes as a result of flight schedules, climatic conditions, limitations of infrastructure or other operational factors. As a consequence, the order or location of overnight stops and the duration of the day may vary from those outlined. You should be aware that some events are beyond our control and we would ask for your patience.

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