Climbing Alpamayo (5947m / 19506ft)arwosoft
Day 1: Huaraz – Cashapampa – Llamacorral
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 differents districts such as: Carhuas (2650m), Yungay (2500m), after this city, we will get the Caraz city (2400m), 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).
Day 2: Llamacorral – Alpamayo Base Camp
Today 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 go up to the Alpamayo south base camp, we will get here early and prepare and check our climbing gears for the next day, overnight at (4500m).
Day 3: Alpamayo Base Camp – Alpamayo Moraine Camp
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.
Day 4: Alpamayo Moraine Camp – Camp 1
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).
Day 5: Camp 1 – Alpamayo Summit (5947m) – Camp 1
Today the breakfast will be at 2 or 3 am in the morning, and we will start climbing using head lamps, and after 1 hour aprox walking in the snow we will get the base of the wall (Ferrari route) the inclination is aprox 75º, then we will start climbing the wall, and after 2 or 3 hours climbing we will succeed the summit (5947m), where 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 at 11 or 12 am and just for lunch, and rest in the afternoon, overnight in the glacier at (5400m).
Day 6: Camp 1 – Alpamayo Base Camp
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 at 3:00pm aproximately. Overnight Camping at (4500m).
Day 7: Alpamayo Base Camp – Cashapampa – Huaraz
Today we will come back walking down hill along the Santa Cruz valley, until Cashapampa, where we will have a last stop for lunch, after that we continue down hill until Cashapampa where the bus will be waiting for us for transfer direct to Huaraz arriving around 4 to 5:00pm.