Alpamayo, 5947m (7 days
Route: Southwest Face (Normal Route, The French Route)
Elevation Gain: 275m from the bottom of the face
Alpamayo is one of the most popular technical mountains in Cordillera Blanca. It has been declared one of the most beautiful mountains in the world and this nomination attracts climbers from year to year. Alpamayo is a technical mountain that requires experience, 2 piolets and it is recommendable to go with a certified mountain guide. The beautiful wall of Alpamayo is about 50-60 degrees with a steeper last part - about 70-80 degrees. In the itinerary there is one extra day in case of bad weather or the need to acclimatize more. From the Camp 1 you can also climb Quitaraju (6040m).
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What to bring:
- This hike reaches 4600m altitude with 700m vertical gain, which may feel hard if you haven't acclimatized.
- If you have any food restrictions like allergies, vegetarian or religious restrictions, please inform us before the trek.
- You can also purchase this trek as an individual tour, or buy only some parts of the service package - just contact us and we'll make you a good offer!