Climbing Nevado Mateo (Full Day)


Full Day
Altitud: 5150 m / 16,896 ft
Route: Climbing Nevado Mateo
Availability: All year
Difficulty: Easy

Nevado Mateo is a mountain of easy access, very popular among people visiting Huaraz. It is perfect for beginners and good for acclimatization before climbing higher mountains. Summit of Mateo has beautiful views over the highest Peruvian mountains, such as Huascaran, Chopicalqui, Ulta, Contrahierbas and others.

Travel Program


Day 01: Huaraz – Tunel (Punta Olimpica) – Mateo summit 5150 m / 16,896 ft
We leave from Huaraz at 6 am. Driving to Punta Olimpica, we pass various smaller cities and villages, such as Marcara and Carhuaz. We start our hike before the tunel, going up in the direction of Mateo mountain.
Before reaching the glacier, we pass a moraine and then start climbing with 30°to 45°inclination to reach the summit. We enjoy magnificent views over many snow peaked mountains and mountain lakes. We descend on the same road. 3-4 ascend. 2,5 h descend.

What’s included

What’s included

  • Mountain Guide (AGMP - UIAGM)
  • Specialised cook
  • Entrance fee of National Park Huascaran
  • First-Aid kit
  • Private transport
  • Complete meals during the trekking program
  • Collective technical equipment
  • Personal equipment (harness, hiking shoes, hiking shoes, crampons, ice axe, etc.)

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 tour program.
  • Porter
  • Donkey driver
  • Donkeys
  • Kitchen / dining tent.
  • Camping equipment
  • Tent for 2 Person
  • Toilet tent
  • Food and drink in Lima and Huaraz
  • Travel luggage and Travel cancellation insurance
  • Not mentioned food and beverages
  • Personal Spending

What to take

What to take

  • Small backpack
  • Long-sleeved shirts
  • Cotton short-sleeved shirts or t-shirts
  • Fleece or Wool sweater and/or trousers
  • Lightweight pants
  • Regular and long underwear (at over 13,000 ft./4,000 masl)
  • Medium weight parka with fibber fill or down
  • Light cap and wool hat
  • Rain poncho (or rain gear)
  • Water bottle
  • Medium weight socks
  • Hiking boots
  • Small daypack
  • Strong waterproof duffel bag
  • Sunglasses, Sun block, lip balm
  • Flashlight with spare batteries and bulb

technical equipment

  • Helmet
  • Crampons
  • Harness
  • Snow boots
  • 2 Gloves (Light gloves and good one)
  • 1 technical axes (per person)
  • 1 Deysichay (Life Line)
  • 1 ATC descender (Rappel)
  • 3 Cord for prusik
  • Cap for cold

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Mountain Guide (UIAGM-AGMP)

Eloy Salazar

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