Climbing Ishinca & Ranrapalca (6162m/20211ft)
Day 01: Huaraz – Pashpa – Ishinca Base Camp (4300m/14104ft)
After the breafst in the Hotel in Huaraz, at 07:30hours we will go to pick up you and start drive to the North side of Huaraz toPaltay, from there we will drive up to Pashpa at (3670m/12037ft), it will takes 1 hours drive, Pashpa is the start hike point, where our donkeys and donkey driver will be waiting to transport our logistics, from Pashpa to Ishinca takes 6 hours hike, there is the Huascaran National Park’s control, where you will register with your passport, lunch on the way, arriving to the base camp of Ishinca around 15 hours. Then we will check our climbing equipment for the next day, overnight Camping at (4300m/14104ft).
Day 02: Base Camp – climb up Ishinca (5550m/18204ft) – down to Ranrapalca camp 1
We will wake up very early and have breakfast around 03:00hours, after that we will start hiking at 03:30hours to the glacier, arriving to the glacier after 3 hours half hike, then we will put and use our climbing gears and start climb up to the summit for about 3 hours, getting the summit over (5550m/18204ft), there we will enjoy the nice view for some minutes to take pictures around the valley, there we will see amazing mountains and nice lakes, then we will start to descend for about 2 hours to the camp 1 of Ranrapalca, overnight camping in the glacier at (5000m/16400ft).
Day 03: Camp 1 – climb up Ranrapalca summit (6162m/20211ft) – down to Camp 1
We will wake up very early for breakfast at 03:00hours, around 03:30hours we will start climb over the glacier, after climb 2 hours we will find a wall of 65º of difficult, the wall has 180meters approximately, it will takes 2 hours more to the mixt part (rock and ice), from there will takes 2 hours more to get the flat part, after that we will see the summit in south side, after 50 minutes we will get the top at (6162m/20211ft), where we will have some minutes to take pictures and enjoy the nice views around, immediately we will go down for the same route using the rappel to down very fast, after 5 hours more we will arrive to the Camp 1, overnight in the glacier at 5000m/16400ft).
Day 04: Camp 1 – down to the Base Camp
This day at 07:00hours we will start down very early to the Base Camp, after 3 hours half we will arrive there for lunch, free afternoon to walk around the Camp and rest, dinner and overnight in the Base Camp
Day 05: Base Camp – back to Huaraz
this day we will back to Huaraz after the breakfast around 08:00hours, down hill to Pashpa, before you will register in the Huascaran National Park your return, lunch on the way, it will takes 3 hours half to Pashpa where our private transfer will be waiting to transport to Huaraz, and then transfer to your hotel, arriving to Huaraz around 16:00hours.