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Climbing

2d1n Huayna Potosí

2 Días| Camping| Transport| Feeding

Huayna Potosí 6088m/19,968ft Climbing

Technical Facts:

  • Length: 1/2 days
  • Height difference: 1388m.a.s.l
  • Technical Difficulty: AD/AI 1.
  • Base Camp: 4.700m
  • High Camp: 5.100m

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • The most popular peak in Bolivia.
  • Imposing beauty and easy access.
  • Magnificent views of the surrounding snowy mountains and Lake Titicaca.

The Huayna Potosi is the most frequently climbed mountain of the 6000m in the Cordillera Real region. This is due to its easy access and non-technical characteristics. The normal route is the preferred option for most mountain climbers, who take on this challenge.

You need to be acclimatized before you go on this tour, since the high camp (lodge) it is located at 5000m.

Day 1: La Paz – Campo Base – Campo Alto

An early departure from La Paz brings us straight up to the heights, along our trip we will observe Milluni a ghost village, once we arrive to base camp we will have our lunch, and after a break,  we start our ascent to “Campo Alto”, situated at 5000 meters. The route is well marked and leads to an evident moraine edge where we will find our lodge at 5.000m.  After a short break we begin to check and verify our mountain gear. We will eat early and try to get some rest in order to be refreshed when we commence our climb to the summit, on the following day.

Day 2: Attempt to the summit – Return to Base Camp and La Paz

After a very early breakfast (around midnight) we will begin heading up the glacier, aiming towards the east face and arriving at the Pala. We then continue all the way to the top arriving at the summit of Mt. Huayna Potosi (6080 meters), after about six hours of ascent. Once at the top we’ll be able to enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the Andes Mountains and the sun rising to the east. After a while we start descending arriving once again at “Campo Alto”, and then on to base camp where our vehicles will be waiting to drive us back to La Paz.

INCLUDES:

  • Round trip in private car.
  • Specialized mountain guide, 1 guide per 2 people.
  • We will provide you without additional cost: (Ropes, Carabineer, Helmet, crampons, gaiters, harness, and ice axe).
  • Tasty fresh meals during the expedition.
  • One night in mountain lodge at high camp 5.100 m.a.s.l
  • All entrance fees and permits
  • Oxigen bottle

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM:

  • Personal porters to carry your mountain gear and personal belongings
  • personal gear
  • Warm clothes, sun glasses, cleaning implements
  • Plastic boots, and sleeping bag -5 Cº (optional for rent)
  • Insurances of any type, medical expenses, cost of evacuation.
  • Extra cost for unforeseen, out of control of Pukina Travel, we suggest to have insurance to cover such cost.
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Bottled drinks, alcoholic drinks

Prices Standar:

Nº Pax USD    
4 250

*For other price ranges, please contact the email: info@pukinatravel.com 


INCLUDES:

  • Round trip in private car.
  • Certified U.I.A.G.M mountain guide. 1 guide per 2 persons
  • We will provide you without additional cost: (Ropes, Carabineer, Helmet, crampons, gaiters, harness, and ice axe).
  • Tasty fresh meals during the expedition.
  • One night in mountain lodge at 5.100m.a.s.l
  • All entrance fees and permits
  • Oxigen bottle

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM:

  • Warm clothes, sun glasses, cleaning implements
  • Plastic boots, and sleeping bag -5 Cº (optional for rent)
  • Insurances of any type, medical expenses, cost of evacuation.
  • Extra cost for unforeseen, out of control of Pukina Travel, we suggest to have insurance to cover such cost.
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Bottled drinks, alcoholic drinks
  • We recomed to limit your weight up to 8 kilos / 17 pounds

Prices, exclusive service:

Nº Pax USD    
4 360

*For other price ranges, please contact the email: info@pukinatravel.com 

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