Day 1: Drive from Huaraz 3,090m. to Cashapampa 2,900m.
( 2 hours ) passing by the city carhuaz 2,650m. , Yungay 2,530m. the old city was completely destroyed by an earthquake and enormous rock and mud avalanche on may 31,1970. from the new city one can see the full majesty of Mt.Huascaran ,the highest peak in the Peruvian andes at 6768 meters. Caraz 2,250m. is the starting point to get to Cashapampa the famous walk through the santa cruz valley and for alpamayo climbing then our gear is loaded on to the donkeys and we climb good path 4 hours to llamacorral camp at 3,700m.
Day 2: Llamacorral – Ichiccocha lake – Alpamayo base camp 4,300m.
Alter our breakfast we going to continue up passing by ichiccocha and jatuncocha lake we arrive to Alpamayo base camp 4,300m.
Day 3: Alpamayo base camp – Moraine Camp 4,750m.
We climb to moraine camp. the donkeys can not come this way you need carry your personal gear ,climbing gear, clothes and sleeping bag and .3 Hours
Day 4: Moraine camp – High Camp 5,400 m.( glacier)
We leave climb about 15 minutes on moraine until we reach the glacier where we put on crampons and rope up there can be some steeper sections which we would help you with aprox, 4 hours to high camp.
Day 5: High Camp – Alpamayo 5,947m.summit – High Camp
Summit day we leave early (2:00 a.m.) to climb after 1 hour we will have ice wall 70º to inception and the last part 85º, about 7 or 8 a.m. we will be in top after 20 minutes takes photos , appreciate the amazing surrounding mountains . from the summit fantastic views of the close by the peaks of quitaraju 6,030m. jancarurish 5,570 ,rinrijirca 5,810m. artesonraju 6,025m.. descend by rapel to high camp ,where we will prepare hot soup and rest .
Day 6: Alpamayo High Camp – Alpamayo Base Camp return
In the morning after breakfast we will return to base camp .
Day 7. Alpamayo Base Camp – Cashapampa – Huaraz
By the same way we will walk down to cashapampa 6 hours and return to Huaraz