Alpamayo 5947 M

PER-11 / 8-day trip / Grade: ED

PEAKS: Alpamayo (5947 m)

Alpamayo 5947 m

Alpamayo it is part of Pucajirca massif and is located in the northern sector of Cordillera Blanca. In July 1966 it was named “The Most Beautiful Mountain in the World” by the German magazine “Alpinismus”.

This climbing experience is ideal for people who are seeking technical challenges at high altitude. Our programs follows the “French Direct” route which has eight pitches of the best quality technical climbing, with slopes between 50, 60, 65 and nearly 70-80 degrees (few steps) and ending on knife-edged summit corniced ridges.


Day 0 Arrival in Huaraz, Peru (3005 m)
Day 1 Huaraz – Paria’s Campsite (3800 m)
Day 2 Alpamayo’s Base Camp (4350 m)
Day 3 Hike to High Camp (4950 m) & back to BC
Day 4 High Camp (4950 m)
Day 5 Col Camp (5450 m)
Day 6 Climb: Alpamayo (5947 m)
Day 7 Back to Base camp
Day 8 Hike to Cascapampa (2900 m) and Huaraz
Tags: Climbing, Peru, Cordillera Blanca, Alpamayo, ED grade, ED, Huaraz