Climbing Nevado Yanapaccha
Yanaphaqcha 5 460 m.
The snowy Yanapaccha means in Quechua: Yana = Black / Paccha = Waterfall, means a waterfall on a black hill. The first ascent was in 1954, by F. Ayres, A. Creswell, R. Irwin, D. Michael and L. Ortenburger
Yanapaccha is located in the Llanganuco Valley adjacent to Pisco; but it is much less known and less frequented by climbers.
Route: normal route
Duration: 2 days
Day 01: Huaraz – Llanganuco valley - KM 42 – Moraine camp (5000 m)
3 ½ approx. (transport), 4 hours (hike)
Day 02: Moraine camp – Summit of Yanapaccha (5460 m) - Moraine camp (5000 m) – KM 42 - Huaraz
5 to 6 hours approx., 3 ½ approx. (transport to Huaraz)
- Transportation from/to your hotel.
- Certified Mountain Guide (IVBV/UIAGM/IFMGA)
- Cook and Porters.
- Donkeys and muleteers (the amount depends on the size of the group).
- 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.
- 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.
- Price according to the number of people.
- Please contact us for more information.