5 days / 4 nights.
Leaving Huaraz you will head north to the small town of Yungay at the foot of the Quebrada Llanganuco. Entering the Quebrada you will continue heading east into the mountains to the wide and pastoral valley between Huascarán on the south and Huandoy on the north. Camp near the trailhead at Cebollapampa. An easy day to achieve further acclimatisation.Day 2: Acclimatisation hike to Lagoon 69
Hike today for about 6 hours, surrounded by the mountains of Chacraraju, Yanpaccha and Pisco. Return to Cebollapampa basecamp.Day 3: Cebollapampa campsite - Moraine Camp
After breakfast, a short trek to Pisco Base Camp at about 4400m. With good acclimatisation, you will pass the Pisco Base Camp and settle at the Moraine Camp at 4900m. Sleeping at the foot of Pisco's steep South Face in preparation for tomorrow's summit attempt.Day 4: Morain Camp - Summit - Basecamp - Cebollapampa campsite
Your summit climb of Pisco follows the occasionally narrow West Ridge. Snow and a little ice leads directly to the top. Pisco is well known for its incredible views, and with strategic view points there will be many opportunites for photographs. The close proximity of the neighbouring peaks of Huandoy and Chacraraju are astonishing. Return to Base Camp. From the Base Camp, continue the hike out to Cebollapampa campsite.Day 5: Cebollapampa campsite - Huaraz
After breakfast, return with private transport to Huaraz
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