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Climbing in Quebrada Ishinca Nevados Urus, Ishinca and Tocllaraju

Eloy Salazar
  • Duration: 07 days
  • Altitud: Urus (5495m) - Ishinca (5530m) - Tocllaraju (6034m)
  • Route: Huaraz - Pashpa - Base camp Ishinca
  • Dificult: Moderate - Dificult
  • Season: May - september

From the Ishinca base camp it is possible to climb 3 mountains: Urus, Ishinca and Tocllaraju. For Urus and Ishinca it is not necessary to have previous climbing experience. Obviously, we offer all the support you need to reach the summit of these peaks. After Urus and Ishinca you should be customized to the climbing tecNevado Tocllarajuhniques in order to be able to reach the summit of the more challenging Tocllaraja, which might be your first 6000er.
Urus 5495 m: moderate
Ishinca 5530 m: moderate
Tocllaraju 6034 m: moderate - difficult
For all three ascents good acclimatization is required. Tents and alimentation is carried up to the base camp by porters. Our clients carry only their own climbing equipment and personal clothes.
  • Day 01: Huaraz - Pashpa - Base Camp (4350m)
    From Huaraz we will drive to Cochapampa where our Donkey Driver will be waiting for us. From there we will start our hike, going through a forest of Quenuales trees until Base Camp. Approx. 4 hours.
  • Day 02: Base Camp - Summit Urus (54 - Base Camp
    We will start our ascent at 3 am by a steep ridge until we reach the glacier, before climbing along a spectacular ridge to the summit, with views of the Tocllaraju and Ranrapalca peaks among others. After the summit, we will go down to base camp. Approx. 5 hours.
  • Day 03: Base Camp - Summit Ishinca (5550 m) - Base Camp
    We will start our ascent at 3 am, taking a zigzag trail to the glacier, where we will begin our journey to the top. From there, we will have a truly panoramic view. Then, we will go down to base camp.
  • Day 04: Rest Day - Base Camp Ishinca valle
    Rest day. Optional only. It is also possible to go on a 2 hour walk to Lake Milluacocha this day.(Opcional)
  • Day 05: Base Camp - Morraine Camp (4950m)
    We will hike a zigzag trail for four hours until we reach 5100m, where we set up camp.
  • Day 06: Moraine Camp - Summit Tocllaraju (6034m) - Base Camp
    We will start hiking the ascent at 1am along a large glacier until we get to the first 50m wall (55-65°). After climbing it, we will reach a ridge with views of the Callejon de Conchucos. We will carry on to the summit where we will be rewarded with a splendid view. In the afternoon, we will descend to base camp. Approx. 6 to 7 hours.
  • Day 07: Base Camp - Pashpa - Huaraz
    On the last day we will go on an easy trail to go back to Chacapampa and return to Huaraz with our private vehicle. Approx. 3 ½ hours.
    • Entrance fee to the Huascarán National Park, US$25.00 per person
    • Transfer hotel/busstation – Huaraz in Hotel
    • Peruvian Guide certified by UIAGM.
    • Cook (s)
    • Porter (for climbing part)
    • Donkey drivers
    • Donkeys
    • Private transportation Huaraz/according to the program/Huaraz
    • Complete meals during the trek program and climbing program
    • Kitchen/dinning tent
    • Cooking equipment
    • Collective technical equipment
    • Toilette tent
    • Tents for 2 Person

    Not include:
    • Travel accident and health insurance
    • Transfer/bus station/Hotel – Lima
    • Transfer airport/hotel/airport – Lima
    • Nights Hotel in Lima / Double room with breakfast included
    • City touring Lima
    • Hotel In Huaraz,according to the program 2 nights. Double room with breakfast included
    • Bus ticket Huaraz/Lima, executive service in public bus-Movil Tours or Cruz del Sur
    • Horse(in case of emergency,for trekking parts)
    • Travel luggage and Travel cancellation insurance
    • Not mentioned food and beverages
    • Personal Spending
    • Personal camping and climbing equipment (sleeping bag, climbing boots, crampons, ice axe, gaiters, harness, snow glasses, appropriate clothes, personal medicines, etc.)
    • Tips

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