Chopicalqui is one of the classic ascents (much sought after by climbers). Its mushrooms shaped summit area is a major attraction for mountaineers.
Being a peak of moderate difficulty, it requires prior acclimatization such as trekking or climbing an easier mountain.
The total time required for the ascent of chopicalqui is 5 days it has a maximum angle of inclination of 50 - 60º. This mountain offers a panorama of the main mountains. Of the range it is located behind Huascaran (the highest mountain in Peru) Huascaran, Huandoy, and Chacraraju can be seen from Chopicalqui summit
3th of August, 1932 by H. Hoerlin, E. Schneider, P. Borchers
- Day 1: Huaraz (3,100 mts) - Yungay (2,500 mts) - Base Camp Chopicalqui (4,350 mts) - Morrena Camp (4,850 mts).
- Day 2: Morrena Camp (4,850 mts) - one Camp (5,400 mts).
- Day 3: one Camp (5,400 mts) - Chopicalqui Summit (6,354) - one Camp (5,400 mts) - Morrena Camp (4,850 mts).
- Day 4: Morrena Camp (4,850 mts) - Base Camp (4,350) - Yungay (2,500 mts) and come back to Huaraz.