This mountain can be seen from any street in the city of Huaraz; They are famous for their two peaks, the northern one (the highest), and the southern one. Vallunaraju in the Quechua language means "Ice that can be cut" is one of the most beleaguered mountains in the Cordillera Blanca due to its quick access and proximity to the city of Huaraz.
This snow-capped mountain was climbed for the first time in 1949 by: A. Szepessy, M. Szepessy.
Route: normal route
Duration: 2 days
Day 1: Huaraz – Quebrada Llaca (4200 m) - Moraine field (4975 m)
Duration: 2 h (transport), 3 h (hike)
Day 2: Moraine field - Vallunaraju summit (5675 m) - Moraine field - Quebrada Llaca (4200 m) – Huaraz (3100 m).
Duration: 10 h (hike), 2 h (transport)