Climbing Pisco Mountain (5750m/18 860ft)
The Pisco Summiting Experience (5,750m / 18 860ft)
Timing: 4 days
Grade: Moderate / suitable for beginner climbers
Day 1: Cebollapampa - Pisco Base Camp.
This day we start our climbing program; meet our arrieros with their donkeys who transport our gear, climb up on a well market trail to Pisco Base Camp (4,650m ) for our overnight camping 2 ½ to 3 hours.
Day 2: Base Camp – Moraine Camp 2.
A challenging day because we have to ascend through the moraine field as we continue to our next stop to Morena Camp 4900m 3 hours.
Day 3: Moraine Camp - Pisco Summit - Base camp
An early start; after breakfast we begin around 2:00 AM to ensure that we capture the prime snow conditions. Climb for approximately 4 to 5 hours reaching. Pisco summit we have beautiful views in all directions capturing incredible photos of the surrounding peaks. After a short period at Pisco’s summit we descent down to our base camp where we will stay the night. Approximately 10 to 12 hours during day.
Day 4: Base Camp - Cebollapampa - Huaraz.
An easy day; pack up camp and descend down to the winding road at Cebollapampa 1 ½ hours, then return back to Huaraz.
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