Pisco Climbing (5752mt) 4 days - Cordillera Blanca Peru
Pisco 5750mt one of the easiest mountains in the range, usually used for acclimatization before climbing one of the 6000 meter peaks in Cordillera Blanca. Normal route is easy, trip Huaraz-Top of the Pisco-Huaraz takes 4 days. Fairly spectacular pyramidal peak set right in the heart of the cordillera Blanca.
Timing: 4 days / 3 nights
Season: May / September
Climbing Grade: Medium
Day 1: Huaraz _ Llanganuco _ Base Camp Pisco at (4300mt)
We head out past the beautiful Llanganuco lakes and on to the trailhead where we load our donkeys and ascend to the Pisco Base Camp.
Day 2: Base Camp Pisco _ Moraine Camp at (4765mt)
Climb from Cave to Moraine Camp (4765mt).This climb crosses a challenging rock glacier before climbing steeply into camp in a small sandy basin just below the toe of the glacier.
Day 3: Moraine Camp _ Summit Pisco (5750mt) _ Base Camp at (4300mt)
Summit day! Wake at 3:00am and after a light breakfast depart for the summit. Arrive at the summit about 7am and discover why everyone talks about the view! Return to camp and continue on back down to the Base Camp
Day 4: Base Camp _ Return to Huaraz
We trek out to Llanganuco and then return to Huaraz.Time to relax after the climbing and celebrate.