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Climbing Nevado Vallunaraju

Wallunarahu 5686

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.

Summit: 5686m
Route: normal route
Duration: 2 days
Difficulty: AD-


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)



  • Transportation from/to your hotel.
  • Certified mountain guide.
  • Cook.
  • Porters.
  • Complete food during the expedition(Good and varied food, vegetarian option).
  • Camping equipment: Good quality mountain tents (2 people per tent), mats, kitchen tent, tables, chairs, dishes and kitchen utensils, etc.
  • First aid kit.

Not Included:

  • Entrance fee to the Huascaran National Park (See Rates )
  • Sleeping bag. (It is possible to rent in Huaraz)
  • Personal climbing equipment.
  • Breakfast the first day and dinner the last day.
  • Extra food or drinks in the towns.
  • Tips.


Price 2024

  • Price according to the number of people.
  • Please contact us for more information.

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