Day 1 Arrive Lima. Your
guide will meet you at the airport, and escort you to your
2 Bus ride to Huaraz (8-10 hours). Stay at Hotel
3 Market morning. Sightseeing. Group exercise
4 Ishinka valley Base Camp Trek (4100m)-today we van ride to Ishinka
Valley, and then trek to base camp with full burro support. This stunning
valley sits directly under Tocllaraju, Urus, Ishinka, and Ranrapalca.
5 Summit Ishinka. Snow and ice climbing practice.
Crevasse rescue procedures learned or refreshed. Return to
basecamp better fit, tired, excited.
Return to Huaraz.
7 Private van to the village of Cashapampa, the entrance to the
Santa Cruz Valley and Alpamayo.
8 To Alpamayo Base Camp (4200 meters).
9 To Moraine camp on Alpamayo.
10 To Col camp on Alpamayo.
11 Attempt Alpamayo
12 To base camp.
13 To Cashapampa early, then Huaraz.
Huaraz to Lima.