Climbing Nevado Urus (03 Days)

Overview


03 Days/02 Nigths
Max. Altitude: 5450 m /17,880 ft
Route: Climbing Nevado Urus
Availability: All year
Difficulty: Easy - Moderate

Nevado Urus Located to the North East of Huaraz, the Urus Moutain has become one of Cordillera Blanca’s classics. Many people go on this expedition in order to acclimatize, and then be able to reach higher goals or technical levels.

PROGRAM:

  • We recommend you to do at least a 1-Day hike in altitude to be acclimatized before doing this tour.
  • We can offer you different hikes.
  • Huaraz - Acclimatization Churup lake

    This is a very good hike to acclimatize. From Huaraz we go by car to the village of Pitec. On the way we pass several picturesque villages, such as Unchus and Llupa. At 3850 m /12,631 ft we start our easy hike up to Lake Churup with its blue colors sitting at an altitude of 4440 m /14,566 ft ling over steep rocks. And then we come back to Huaraz by the same way.

  • Acclimatization Wilcacocha lake
  • Acclimatization Uruscocha lake
  • Acclimatization Ahuac lake
  • Acclimatization Rajucolta lake
  • Acclimatization Laguna 69

  • Travel Program


    Itinerary

    Day 01: Huaraz - Cochapampa - Base Camp 4350 m / 14,271 ft
    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 - Urus Summit 5450 m / 17,880 ft - Base Camp
    We will start hiking our ascent at 3 am by a steep ridge until we reach the glacier, before climbing 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 - Cochapampa - Huaraz
    On the third day, we will go on an easy trail to Cochapampa and go back to Huaraz with the shuttle bus. Approx. 3 hours

    What’s included


    What’s included

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

    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
    • Food and drink in Lima and Huaraz
    • Travel luggage and Travel cancellation insurance
    • Not mentioned food and beverages
    • Personal Spending
    • Personal equipment (sleeping bag, backpack, harness, hiking pants, mountain jacket (goretex), hiking shoes, matraz, suitable clothing, personal medicine, crampons, ice axe, sunglasses, etc.)

    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
    • Light gloves
    • Medium weight socks
    • Hiking boots
    • Sleeping bag (-10º to 0ºC)
    • Small daypack
    • Strong waterproof duffel bag
    • Sunglasses, Sun block, lip balm
    • Flashlight with spare batteries and bulb
    • Towel.

    technical equipment

    • Gloves(Good gloves)
    • 2 Ice axes (per person)
    • 2 Locking carabiners (per person)
    • 1 Daisy Chain (Life Line)
    • 1 ATC descender (Rappel)
    • 2 Cords for prusik
    • Harness
    • Sleeping pad / Mattress

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