Climbing Urus 5495mt & Ishinca 5540mt 3 / 4 days
The Ishinca Valley is located just outside of Huaraz, and hosts a number of inspiring peaks. After the initial training phase, we climb Urus (19,343 ft.), Ishinca (17,980 ft.), and Tocllaraju (19,790 ft.). This is an excellent way to acquire the experience you need to reach higher altitudes.
Timing: 3 days / 2 nights
Season: May / September
Climbing Grade: Medium
Day 1:Huaraz _ Pashpa _Base Camp Ishinca Camp at (4350mt)
Today we'll take private transport to the mouth of the Ishinca Valley and with the help of burros, travel to our base camp (4350mt) below Urus.
Day 2: Base Camp Ishinca _ Summit Ishinca (5540mt) _ Base Camp
Ishinca Summit Day! Another Alpine start - 3:00am waking and leaving by4:00am. Ishinca's summit push is about 2 hours longer then Urus'. You'll pick your way through the delicate Andean tundra and gain the glacier around sunrise. Once on the glacier, wind your way through some impressive crevasses and up to the high saddle, then follow a summit ridge to the very top.
Day 3:Base Camp _ Pashpa _Return to Huaraz
We trek out to Collon and then return to Huaraz.Time to relax after the climbing and celebrate.