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Tocllaraju Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive Lima.  Our representatives meet you at the  airport, and we go immediately to Hotel Las Floras .

Bus ride to Huaraz (8-10 hours).  Stay at Hotel El Patio.

3 Market morning, then open-air truck ride to the cordillera El Negro for hiking/acclimatization.

Morning spent preparing food/supplies/marketing. Afternoon relaxation/or visit the local ruins/or mud baths.

5 Ishinka valley Base Camp Trek (4100m)-today we van ride to Ishinka Valley trek to base camp with full burro support.  This stunning valley sits directly under Tocllaraju, Urus, Ishinka, and Ranrapalca. 

6 Rest/acclimatize/sun bathe (if the sun is out!)

7 To Ishinka High Camp.

8 Summit Ishinka.  Snow and ice climbing practice.  Crevasse rescue procedures learned or refreshed.   Return to basecamp better fit, tired, excited.

9  Rest, and pack for high camp.

10  To high camp on Tocllaraju.

11  Attempt the NW Ridge.

12 Return to base camp/or second summit attempt.

13  Return to Huaraz; dinner, celebrations, dancing!/or return to base camp.

14 Return to Lima/or return to Huaraz.

15 Return to Lima.  Goodbye Peru!

      Market Day in Huaraz

Loading the Burros

Approaching the Mountains

High lake










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