Mt. Yanapaccha 5460m

Price $870 $700 02 Days / 01 Night
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Mt. Yanapaccha 5460m

$870 $700 per person


West Face (Normal Route)

Yanapaccha is certainly attract all the atention for a Good acclimatization peak.  Yanapaccha is only slightlylower than Pisco and moderately harder to climb.  The view from its Summit is one of the most spectacular found anywhere in the range.

First Ascent: July 18,1959, by D.Mackay, H. Tothill.

Elevation Gain: 620m from glaciier´s Edge. As you can see in the Desnivel Map.

Grade: PD+

Time: 6-8 hours from Marain Camp.

Equipment: Crampons, 02 axes, two 60m ropes, 02 ice crew and several snow pickets.



02 Days / 01 Night
15+ Age
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Huaraz city, Perú.
  • Departure Time
    07 hrs.
  • Return Time
    19:00 hrs
  • Dress Code
    Mountaineering athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat and warm jacket. And climbing equipment.
  • Included
    Ice Climbing Equipment
    Muleteers & Donkeys
    Personal Instructor
    Personal Mountain Guide
    Technical Equipment
    Trekking Equipment
  • Not Included
    Cycling Equipment
    Emergency Horse
    Hotel & Accommondation
    Mountaineering Chef
    National Park Fee
    Personal Mountaineering Clothing
    Rock Climbing Equipment
Day 1: Departure
We leave from Huaraz at 08:00 hrs.h Ours tourist bus drive as for 3 hours to the northen east of Huaraz city until kilometro 42 on the Llanganuco Valley in the mittle of the Cordillera Blanca (Huascaran National Park). From this point at 4,750 m, we star  treking up for 4 hours crossing the moraine until to reach the  Yanapaccha high camp 4950 m.
Day 2: Climbing Day.
Our climbing  star at 02:00 hrs, first From moraine camp we walk and scramble over the rocky ridge, leading by our guide looking for cairns marking the way. Just beyond the rocky ridge we will easily find the right side of the glacier.  we rope up and dress all the teachnical moutaineerin equipment on,    This side of the glacier is very gentle although there are crevasses to look for. we will take the safest way out into the middle of the large glacier basin, to the base of the west face of Yanapaccha. Once below the middle of the west face, ours guide will take a direct line up the center of the west-facing slopes, or where ever it looks good to get across  any bergschrunds. The final climb starts out gradual from 55 degrees, then steeper to 65 degrees, toward the summit. We will descend the route, making three rappels from pickets (or V - thead anchor if the ice is good enough). And we back to the camping site.  
Day 3: Return
From camping site after breakfast we just descending to Kilometro 42 where ours bus will be waiting for us and driving us until Huaraz city.
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