Huayna Potosí (6088m) 4 days

Huayna Potosi (6088m) 4 days Experienced & non experienced climbers

Experienced & non experienced climbers

Increase you chances to make it to 6088m by doing a lower peak called”Charquini”

We use an extra day for you to get used to the mountain Our experienced  guides will make you feel very self confident to undertake this Climbing Tour, so the first day is for a full day of Ice Climbing Training.

PROGRAMME

1st day .- 08:00 a.m. Pick you up from your Hotel.

10:00 a.m. We’ll arrive at the base of Huayna Potosí-4720m.

02:00 p.m. After lunch, we will start walking up to the old glacier. 45 min. walk and we will get all the training we need on ice climbing. 3 hours climbing different walls, (15,20,30 m high) for us to get used to ice climbing.

2nd day.-During the day we´ll go to Huayna Potosi’s little brother called Charquini, this time you will use all of what you have learnt on the first day and enjoy this mountain which is very close to Huayna Potosí. By the time you finish you will be enough confident for the next challenge.

3rd  day .-09:00 p.m. We will start walking up to the high camp-5200m. 2 ½  hours  using our normal trekking boots. We will camp exactly at the point where snow begins.

Afternoon to take it easy. You will need to save energies for the final ascent.

05 :30 p.m. Early dinner. You  will have an early dinner because on the next day the guide will wake you up at 1 in the morning to start the final ascent.
4th day .- 01:00 a.m. The guide will wake you up to start walking up to the summit. Now you will be wearing plastic boots, crampons and harnesses. The guide will go ahead and the climbers will be roped to him. After 45 min of slow walk we will get to the first difficulty, a wall 50 mts high which will be climbed in about 30 min. Note that we will take three times more than the time the guide normally would use to climb it if he did it alone.

04:00 a.m. We will get to the second difficulty, a wall 250 m high winch will be climbed in 2 ½ hrs. We get normally to the summit between 06:30 a.m. and 07:00 a.m. The view you will get from the top will just blow out your mind.
07:15 a.m. We will start our way down. We do rappel to go down the walls and we will get to the base about 10:30. We will rest for a  while until lunch is ready.

 

2:00 p.m. After lunch, drive back to La Paz.   03:30 p.m. Arrive in your Hotel.

*Times for departures, meals and activities may vary as they depend on different factors. The guide will tell the group every morning about the day programme.

DEPARTURES:

With 2 days notice.

GROUP SIZE:

18 people max.  01 min. per group.(1 guide every 2 people)

INCLUDING:

3 nights accommodation in tents, camping mattress, sleeping bag, Plastic boots, crampons, harnesses, ice axes, head lamp, jacket, trousers, gloves, balaclava, fleece, underpants, private transport La Paz – Starting point – La Paz, meals 3 B- 4L- 3D, 1 certified guide every 2 people.

NOT INCLUDED

*Walking sticks, *sun glasses, purification pills, water, *water bottle, drinks, cigarettes, snacks, entrance fee-50 Bs, tips..

*Some items not included can be rented from our company.

YOUR PARTNER GOT ILL AND YOU HAVE TO COME BACK WITH HER/HIM JUST BEFORE GETTING TO THE TOP?

Make sure you’ll make it!

For 60 usd extra we can send an extra guide with the group so that if your partner gets ill, you will continue with the extra guide straight to the top
AVAILABLE:

English Speaking guide or translator (additional 60 usd to be paid by the whole group, not per person) when ever we have one request for English Speaking guide or translator, the rest of the group will pay for it.

PORTERS, MULES, DONKEYS?

You just have to bring what is needed for the programme in a 60 lt. rack sack. You must empty your big bag because you will carry your own climbing equipment like the plastic boots, crampons etc. If you want to bring extra luggage or a person to carry the equipment for you (10 kg. weight limit), you will have to hire a porter at an extra cost.

COOK?

Our guide is the cook at the same time

FOOD?

Big meals are breakfast and dinner. We provide massive sandwiches for lunch though.

LUGGAGE ?

You must bring only what is needed for the Tour

WHAT TO BRING?

Check out the “Things you need to bring” section

Adequate Climbing insurance is essential. If you don’t have one, you can purchase a “SHORT TERM INSURANCE FROM OUR COMPANY” 

PRICE:

1 PAX          550 Bs P/DAY P/PERSON
2 PAX +       350 Bs   P/DAY P/ PERSON


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