AAPC04  Mount Alpamayo (5957m / 19539ft)          10D/9N


Alpamayo is one of the most beautiful icy peaks in the Peruvian Andes. Known worldwide, is in every mountaineer's dreams to climb one of its stunning runnels. It is not the difficulties that inspire the climbers, but it is the location and magnificent setting among the everlasting snowcaps of the Cordillera Blanca. We will climb the well-known Ferrari route on the beautiful Southwest face of the mountain. For experienced climbers only!

Day 1: Huaraz – Ichicocha camp.


Transport to Cashapampa village and trek towards Ichicocha camp. LB, D.

Day 2: Alpamayo base camp (4350m / 14270ft)

Trek towards Alpamayo base camp. (B, LB, D).

Day 3: Moraine camp (5055m / 16580ft).

Today we do an equipment transport to our camp on the moraine at the edge of the glacier. In the afternoon, we climb back to the base camp. (B, LB, D).

Day 4: Resting day. (B, LB, D).

Day 5: Moraine camp.

Climb up to the moraine camp. Overnight. (B, LB, D).

Day 6: Col camp (5490m / 18007ft).

Today we climb to the Col Camp. (B, LB, D).

Day 7: Col camp – Alpamayo summit – Col Camp.

Climb to the summit and descend to the camp. (B, LB, D).

Day 8: Reserve day.

Reserve day in case of bad weather or other unexpected circumstances.

Day 9: Col Camp - Base camp.

Descend to the base camp. (B, LB, D).

Day 10: Base camp – Huaraz.

Trek down to Cashapampa village and transport to Huaraz. (B, LB).

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We provide: Private transport, all entrance fees, professional mountain guide, noted meals, complete camping equipment, communal climbing gear, complete food services while on the mountain, cook, helpers, mule keepers, mules (horses) for cargo transportation, extra horse for emergency, first aid kit, high altitude porters.

Not included: International and domestic flights, airport taxes, personal climbing gear, extras and tips, personal travel insurance.

Grading:  moderate – hard – very hard

• Climbing Ratio: 2 clients / 1 guide





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