Route: South Ridge via the Garganta
Elevation Gain: 650m from Camp 2, 3624m from Musho
Huascaran with itīs two peaks is the highest mountain in Peru and the third highest in South America (the south peak is the higher one). For a high mountain Huascaran is relatively easy to climb. There are no technical parts and the climb is fairly straight forward. The most important thing is a good acclimatization. It is possible to climb also the northern peak (6660m)
What to bring:
Get prepared for heat, sun, rain and cold. Good waterproof shoes for high altitudes, sleeping bag, light daypack, toilet paper, headlamp, personal things. Missing something? Ask Galaxia.
High mountain equipment: ice axe, crampons, harness, down clothing and shoes if needed. Tent, mattress, transfers, UIAGM mountain guide services. Catering: lunch, dinner and breakfast. Muleter and mules. Excluded: park entrance fee (65 soles per person in 2012 - bring your passport number), tips for the staff.
- Mountaineering at these altitudes requires good fitness and proper acclimatization.
- If you have any food restrictions like allergies, vegetarian or religious restrictions, please inform us before the expedition
- Inform the staff also if you have any issues related with the physical condition
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