It is the highest mountain in the Cordillera Blanca and the most desired summit by mountaineers; the difference in level that must be overcome from the last town to the summit is almost 4000 meters and therefore requires good training and good acclimatization.
In 1908, the American Annie Peck, both of her Swiss guides of hers R. Taugwalder, G. Zumtaugwald; and in 1932 Philipp Borchers, Wilhelm Bernard, Erwin Hein, Hermann Hoerlin, Erwin Schneider, Néstor Montes and Faustino Rojo ascended to the South summit.
Summit: 6768 m (South Huascaran)
Route: Normal route of the Gorge
Duration: 6-7 days
Difficulty: PD + AD
Day 1: Huaraz - Musho village - Hike to Base Camp
Duration: 2 hours (Transport), Hike (3 hours approx.)
Day 2: Base Camp - High Camp 1 (5260 m)
Duration: 5 hours approx.
Day 3: High Camp 1 - High Camp 2 (6000 m)
Duration: 6 hours approx.
Day 4: Camp 2 - Summit of Huascaran Sur (6768 m) - Camp 2
Duration: 11 hours
Day 5: Camp 2 - Base Camp
Duration: 7 hours
Day 6: Base Camp - Musho village - Huaraz
Duration: 3 hours (walking), 2 hours (Transportation to Huaraz)
Price Climbing Huascaran 2024
From: USD 1590.00, per person