Climbing Quitaraju (6100m/20008ft) – 7 Days / 6 Nights

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Day 01: Huaraz – Cashapampa – Llamacorral (3800m / 12464ft)
After the breakfast in the hotel we will aboard in our private bus to go along the Callejón de Huaylas in the north side of Huaraz. passing the different districts such as: Carhuas (2650m / 8692ft), Yungay (2500m / 8200ft), after this city, we will get the Caraz city (2250m / 7380ft), then we will continue our travel to get the last Distrit Cashapampa arriving around 10:00am , where the Donkey Driver will waiting for us to transport our Camping equipments , from here we will start hiking up, after walking 2 hours half we will have lunch, then we will continue hiking up, after hiking up for 5 or 6 hours we will get the first camp named Llamacorral, arriving around 4pm. Overnight camping at (3800m / 12464ft).

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Day 02: Llamacorral – Base Camp Arhueycocha (4300m / 14104ft)
This day we will hike along the valley moderate enjoying the beautiful lakes called Ichiccocha and Jatuncocha, turquoise lakes, then we will arrive to nice spot where will have lunch at the place called Quisuar, after it we will climb up to the Alpamayo Base Camp, we will get here early and prepare and check our climbing gears for the next day, overnight at (4300m / 14104ft).

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Day 03: Base Camp Arhueycocha – Moraine Camp Alpamayo (4800m/15744ft)
After the breakfast we will start climbing up for about 3 hours rocky path and get the Moraine camp, where we will enjoy a splendor views of the mountains Artesonraju, Paria, Pucajirca and others, after the pitch the tents we will check our climbing equipments for the next day and over night camping over (4800m/15744ft).

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Day 04: Moraine Camp Alpamayo – Camp 1 (5550m/18204ft)
After breakfast, We will climb the glacier for about 4 hours half, where we will put our climbing equipments for continue climbing, then we will get the camp 1 and will have dinner later afternoon and rest, overnight camping at (5550m/18204ft).

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Day 05: Camp 1 – Summit Quitaraju (6100m/2008ft) – Camp 1
This day the breakfast will be at 2 or 3:00am in the morning, and we will start climbing using head lamps, and after 1 hour half walking over the snow we will get the base of the wall called rimaya, the inclination is approx. 70º, then we will start climbing the wall, and after 4 or 5 hours climbing we will succeed the summit (6100m/2008ft), there we will have impressionist white mountain peaks. And after to enjoy for a few minutes we will come dawn rappelling with the help of our guide, arriving to the camp place around 15:00hours, and rest in the afternoon, overnight in the glacier at (5550m / 18204ft).

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Day 06: Camp 1 – Base Camp Arhueycocha
After the breakfast in the Camp 1, we will take the same route to go back to the Moraine Camp, then we will continue go down to the Base Camp. Arriving to the Base Camp around 3:00pm. Overnight camping in the Base Camp at (4300m / 14104ft).

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Day 07: Base Camp – Cashapampa – Huaraz
Today we will come back walking down hill along the Santa Cruz valley enjoying the nice view of Jatuncocha and Ichiccocha Lake, till Cashapampa, where the transfer will be waiting for us and will have a last stop for lunch, after lunch we will aboard our private transfer to return Huaraz, for about 3 hors half. Arriving to Huaraz around 4 to 5:00pm.

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