The highest volcano of Arequipa and the third summit of Peru, after Huascaran and Yerupaja, its glacier mass are bigger than Huascaran bulk, its 4 summits surpass 6000 meters, the first person who climbed this mountain was Hiram Bingham in 1911, and it is located in Condesuyos province.
Departure of Arequipa following the road that unites Arequipa and Cotahuasi (9 hrs.), towards the place denominated Pallarcocha, to 270 km from Arequipa, where we will install the first camping close to border Pallarcocha lagoon (4700 m.a.s.l.)
The ascent begins, passing the sand circus (5100 meters), in that place we can encamp, continue with our trip, we’ll pass by a rotted glacier, several cracks cross, we continue raising by the edge until 6000 meters, where we’ll install the camping in 7 hours.
We’ll attack summit early in the morning; passing some cracks, we’ll return by the same way towards base camping, after we’ll return Arequipa city immediately.