Day 1.- Country of origin to Lima, stay at hotel.
Day 2.- Lima to Huaraz, the capital of Ancash department (3,090m) by bus (8 hours), stay at hotel (Bus Cruz del Sur).
Day 3.- Acclimatization trek to Lake 69 (4400m).
We leave Huaraz heading north, at kilometer 55 we arrive at the city of Yungay. From there we drive by taxi to the lakes of Llanganuco. A bit later we arrive at Cebollapampa (3.900m). From that place we start walking for about 4 hours until the Lake 69. The lake offers a beautiful view to the summits of the mountains Huascaran, Chopicalqui, Pisco, Huandoy, Yanapaccha and Chacraraju. We stay at the lake for one hour before we return to Cebollapampa. From there we drive back to Huaraz - Hostal.
Logistics and preparing the technical gear for the expedition.
Day 4.- Huaraz (3100m) – Pashpa – Cb Ishinca (4400m) - Base camp to Ishinca Lake (4900).
Leave Huaraz on private transportation to the village of Collón or Pashpa, where we meet the donkeys and arrieros that will help carry the climbing gear. Here is the starting point of the trek to base camp, which takes about 4-5 hours depending on the trekking pace. The base camp is found at 4400m.
Day 5.- Cb Ishinca (4400m) – Base camp to Ishinca Lake (4900) - Summit (5,530m) – Cb Ishinca.
Early start from base camp to Ishinca Lake (4900), at the end of Yanarajupampa valley. We climb a few ramps to a vast col between the two summits of Ishinca. Continuing the ascent, we reach the final slope that leads to the summit (5,530m).
Day 6.- Cb Ishinca (4400m) – Pashpa – Huaraz - Hostal.
Return to the village of Collón o Pashpa where we meet the private transportation to take us back to Huaraz - Hostal.
Day 7.- Day of rest in Huaraz.
Day 8.- Huaraz (3,090m) – Cashapampa (2,900m) - Ichiccocha Lake (3,840m).
Bus ride from Huaraz to the village of Cashapampa (2,900m) at the entrance of Santa Cruz Valley. Here we meet the arriero and donkeys who will help transport the gear from Cashapampa to Ichiccocha Lake.
Day 9.- Ichiccocha - Jatuncocha Lake - Q. Arhuaycocha - base camp of Alpamayo (4,800m).
From the lake, we climb on a zigzag trail to reach the base camp of Alpamayo.
Day 10. - Base camp of Alpamayo - Morrena - C1 Alpamayo (5,300m).
Climb to the col of Alpamayo and establish high camp (5,300 m).
Day 11.- Day 4.- Col of Alpamayo (5,300m) - Summit (5,947m)
We start before dawn from camp 1 to the base of Rimaya and after passing it, we enter the ice flutes on the Directa Francesa route, which leads to the ridge and finally the summit (5,947m).
Day 12.- Col of Alpamayo - Cb Alpamayo.
Descend to base camp of Alpamayo and establish high camp.
Day 13.- Campo base - LLamacoral - Cashapampa - Caraz - Huaraz - Hostel.
Descend from base camp to Cashapampa, where we a bus will wait and take us back to Huaraz - Hostal.
Day 14.- Huaraz to Lima, stay at hotel.
Day 15.- Lima, transfers from hotel to airport. Return to country of origin.