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Climbing Chopicalqui 6386m / 20947ft

Climbing Chopicalqui 6386m / 20947ft

Climbing Chopicalqui: Chopicalqui is located in the center of the Cordillera Blanca, this peak is a prominent Mountain in the Cordillera Blanca, visible to east side from Huascaran, is a fairly moderate peak.
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Climbing Chopicalqui 6386m / 20947ft

Day 01: Huaraz – Llanganuco – Chopicalqui Base Camp 4200 masl

After breakfast in the Hotel we will aboard the private bus to go along the Callejón de Huaylas in the north side of Huaraz, after driving for 2 hours approx. we will register in the National Parks Control, passing the Llanganuco lakes Chinancocha and Orconcocha, where we will have Lunch, then in the early afternoon we will continue going up to the Ancush Valley between Huascaran and Chopicalqui, we will arrive to the Base Camp around 2pm. overnight camping at (4200m). 

Day 02: Base Camp – Moraine Camp 4700m

After breakfast in the Base Camp we will hike up to the Moraine Camp for about 4 hours, during this hike we will enjoy the splendid view in the north site like Pisco, Huandoys and Chacraraju peaks, lunch along the way, after arrive to the camp in the afternoon we will check our climbing equipment for the next day, dinner and overnight Camping at (4700m). 

Day 03: Moraine Camp – Camp 1 of Chopicalqui 5500m

After breakfast we will climb up for about 40 minutes over the rocky paths to get the glacier, where we will put our climbing gears to start climbing for about 3 hours to the Camp 1, where we will enjoy the splendid views of nice peaks like Chacraraju, Huandoys, etc. overnight over the glacier at (5500m). 

Day 04: Camp 1 – Climb up Chopicalqui 6386m / 20947ft– Moraine Camp 4700m

This day will be a little hard to climb, we will leave at 3:00am in the morning after breakfast, climbing for about 4 to 5 hours will get the summit (6386m), then after enjoy the views for few minutes will come back to the Camp 1, where the cook will be waiting with hot water to drink, then we will continue go down to Moraine Camp for about 2 hours more, arriving around 4:00pm, Overnight Camping at (4700m). 

Day 05: Moraine Camp – Base Camp – Huaraz

Breakfast in the Moraine Camp of Chopicalqui, we will descend to the Base Camp for about 1 hour half, continue go down to the highway called Curve de Chopicalqui, where our transfer will be waiting for us, from here to Yungay will take 2 hours, along this travel we will pass the Llanganuco lake and then we will arrive the of Huascaran National Park Control, where we will registering whit our passport, then we will continue go down to Yungay, after this we will continue traveling along the Callejon de Huaylas to Huaraz for about 1 hour more. Arriving to Huaraz around 17:00hours approximately. Transfer to the Hotel.

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Edith Guillen Milla
Peruvian Trekking Guide - Tour Operador
Movil Phone: 998657095
Address: Jr. Lucar y Torre N° 585