Trekking Huayhuash 2019
Alpine route trek
Trekking in peru group departures 2019
Day 1: Drive direct from Huaraz to the village of Llamac and then on to Quartelhuain where we set up camp in a wide grassy valley with rolling hills. 6 hours drive (4200m)
Day 2: In the morning we cross our first pass Punta Cacanan (4700m) then descend to our camp at the beautiful lake Laguna Mitucocha (4220m). 6 hours
Day 3: We cross the pass Paso de Carhuac (4650m) then descend to our camp at the big lake Laguna Carhuacocha (4150m) 6 hours.
Day 4: We spend an extra day at spectacular Carhuacocha. Hike up to visit the three lakes of Siula, take an easy walk around Carhuacocha lake, go trout fishing or have a rest day and enjoy your mountain surroundings.
Day 5: We cross the pass Carnicero (4600m), and make an easy descent to camp either at isolated Laguna Carnicero 4300m 5 to 6 hours.
Day 6: We climb to the pass Portachuelo de Huayhuash (4750m). We skirt around the large lake Laguna Viconga before walking up the valley 30 min to set up camp (4480m) 6½ hours. There are some hot springs near Viconga – maybe have a hot bath!
Day 7: We cross our highest pass Punta Cuyoc (5000m) then descend to the valley Quebrada Huanacpatay where we have an easy walk down the valley to our camp (4300m) 6 hours
Day 8: We continue down the Quebrada Huanacpatayand then climb steadily in the afternoon about 2 to 2½ hours to our campsite high up in the flat pasture of Huatiac (4350m) 7 hours
Day 9: A tough day as we cross two passes - Pass Punta Tapush 4750m then Punta Yaucha (4800m). Descend to camp at the beautiful Laguna Jahuacocha (4150m) 8 hours.
Day 10: We leave early, starting with a gradual climb to our final pass Pampa Llamac (4300m) then it is a long descent back to Llamac. 5 ½ hours. In Llamac the bus will be waiting to take us back to Huaraz for hot showers!!
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