For any successful ascent requires good acclimatization.
In the range of the Andes we have peaks at different altitudes, each with varying degrees of difficulty for beginners and people with extensive experience in ice climbing.
Santa Cruz is the classic trek in the Cordillera Blanca appreciate the three peaks that dominate the circuit are the Taulliraju (5.830 mt), Chopicalqui (6.354 mt) and Chacraraju (6.112 mt). Also highlight the Huascaran (6.768 mt), the highest mountain in Peru and Huandoy (6.395 mt). And Pisco, This Mountain is considered ideally adapt to the altitude at the time of facing a higher summit. In its approximation the Llanganuco canyon passed by two beautiful lakes, Chinancocha (3.850) and Orconcocha (3.863 mt.) Surrounded by the most impressive mountains.
The normal route which extends gently the west and south ridge from the summit, you can enjoy one of the most spectacular views of the Cordillera Blanca, enjoying what you do different summits of Pisco mountains an itinerary almost obligatory for every visitor.
DURATION: 9 Days / 8 Nights
DIFFICULTY: Moderate – Difficult
- Day 1: Huaraz (3,100) - Caraz (2,200) - Cashapampa (2,970) - Llamacoral camp (3,760 mts)
- Day 2: Llamacorral camp (3,760 mts) - Taullipampa Camp (4,250 mts)
- Day 3: Taullipampa Camp (4,250 mts) - Punta Unión step (4,750 mts) - Cachinapampa camp (3,700 mts)
- Day 4: Cachinapampa camp (3,700 mts) - Vaquería (3,700 mts) - Cebollapampa (3,900 mts)
- Day 5: Cebollapampa (3,900 mts) - Lake 69 (4,665 mt) - Cebollapampa (3,900 mts)
- Day 6: Cebollapampa (3,900 mts) - Base camp to Pisco (4,665 mts)
- Day 7: Base camp to Pisco (4,665 mts) - Morrena camp (4,900 mts)
- Day 8: Morrena camp (4,900 mts) - Summit to pisco (5,752) - Base camp to Pisco (4,665 mts)
- Day 9: Base camp to Pisco (4,665 mts) - Cebollapampa (3,900 mts) and come back to Huaraz.