Vallunaraju, 5686m
(2 days)

Route: Northsouth ridge
Elevation Gain: 550m from the Moraine camp
Grade: AD-

Vallunaraju is one of the most dominant Cordillera Blanca peaks seen from Huaraz - the mountain with two horns is easy to identify. The normal route via north ridge is a moderately easy mountaineering adventure where approach is the hardest part. The climbing is straightforward and rewarding, with lots of sun and great views. Vallunaraju is also one of the most popular peak on Cordillera Blanca.

  • Itinerary in brief
  • - Day 1: Car to the trail head in Llaca Valley, 2,5h hike to the camp.
  • - Day 2:Wake-up before sunrise, 3-5h to the summit. Returning back to the camp and all the way down to the car. Back in Huaraz in early afternoon.

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.

Service covers:
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. Excluded: park entrance fee (65 soles per person in 2012 - bring your passport number), tips for the staff.

- Mountaineering at these altitudes requires proper acclimatization.
- If you have any food restrictions like allergies, vegetarian or religious restrictions, please inform us before the trek.
- Inform the staff also if you have any issues related with the physical condition.
- You can also purchase this expedition as an individual trip, or buy only some parts of the service package - just contact us and we'll make you a good offer!

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