THE SUMMIT IS AT 5550M HAS AN ASTONISHING VIEW OF THE OLDEST GLACIAR IN AMERICA AND ALSO THE SURROUNDING MOUNTAIN RANGES. NO REQUIRED EXPERIENCE!
1st day – CUSCO – RODEANA – UPIS
We’ll leave Cusco at 7:30am to take a private transport to the pueblo of Rodeana, at 3700mts. From Rodeana we’ll walk till the Upis campsite, at 4210mts, which will be a 4 hour hike approximatedly.
2nd day – UPIS – PACHASPATA – CAMPO BASE
Early in the morning we’ll start our walk to the Ausangate viewpoint, crossing the Azulcocha Valley, with beautiful turquoise lagoons. We’ll camp at Pachaspata, at 4750m, arriving there around 3pm. This day we’ll have dinner and sleep very early, to prepare ourselves for the ascent of Qampa.
3rd day – CAMPO BASE – CUMBRE – PACCHANTA – CUSCO
To the ascent of Qampa we’ll leave the base camp at 4am. After a 1h30 walk we’ll reach the glaciar and keep ascending till the Summit, on a route that doesn’t require experience. We’ll reach the summit around 8h30am. We’ll come back down on the same trek till the Pachaspata basecamp. We’ll have breakfast and then take an easy 3 hour walk in the Ccomerococha Valley till the villaje of Pacchanta, where we can enjoy the hot springs (5 soles, optional) before taking our transport back to Cusco.
Check a video of the climbing here. It was edited by one of our clients, Luis Garcia, from Venezuela.