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|Summary: The mountain Copa considers the 6
thousand easier of the Cordillera Blanca. Nothing else
uncertain, His 6188mts makes quite attractive and is one of
the objectives of many expeditions you extracted,
presents/displays a South wall with little routes of ascent,
which had this to the verticalidad of this wall. Its name
must to the form of the visible mountain from Huaraz..
|Intineray Day by Day:(B)= breakfast / (L)= lunch /
Day 01: Huaraz – Vicos – Copa Base Camp (4400m/14432ft).
After the breakfast in the Hotel in Huaraz the passengers
will be aboard our private transport and will be transferred
to Vicos, along this travel we will pass small villages like
Monterrey, Jangas, Marcara, Hot Spring of Chancos and
finally arriving to Vicos, where the Donkey Drivers and his
donkeys will be waiting for us to transport the food and
climbing equipments to the Copa Base Camp at
(4400m/14432ft), from Vicos we will start climb up to Base
Camp for about 4 to 5 hours approximately, along this route
we will have a splendid views of Black Mountain Range, Copa,
Urus and Vallunaraju mounts, overnight at (4400m/14432ft).
Day 02: Base Camp – Moraine Camp – Camp 1
(5200m/17056ft). (B) (L) (D)
After the breakfast in the Base Camp we will start climb up
to Camp 1, walking over big rocks in the Moraine, after few
hours climb up we will get the glacier, where we will use
our climb gears to continue climb up to the Camp 1 for about
1 hour more. From here we will have splendid views of
Callejon de Huaylas and nice mountain peaks like Huascaran,
Hualcan, Vallunaraju, etc, overnight Camping at
Day 03:Camp 1 – Climb up Copa to the summit
(6188m/20296ft) – Base Camp. (B) (L) (D)
After the light breakfast in the Camp 1 at 02:00hours
approximately we will start climb to the Summit for about 6
or 7 hours approximately, after to get the Summit of Copa
(6188m/20296ft) we will have few minutes to take pictures
and observe the nice mountain peaks our around, then we will
start to go down to the Camp 1 for about 2 hours half
approximately, then we will rest for 1 hour while the
porters pick up the tents and others, then we will continue
go down to the Base Camp for about 3 hours. Overnight
Camping in the Base Camp.
Day 04: Base Camp – Vicos – Huaraz. (B) (B)
After the breakfast in the Base Camp we will start go down
to Vicos for about 4 to 5 hours approximately, while the
donkeys transport our equipments to the same place Vicos,
where our private transport will be waiting for us to
transport directly to Huaraz. Arriving around 3 or 4:00pm
and transport to the Hotel.
THE CLIMBING COST INCLUDES:
•Transfer Lima - Huaraz - Lima.
•Qualified and experienced local guide/s UIAGM. (English and
•Additional guides and porters where necessary
•Climbing permits - Huascaran National Park.
•Porters, cook, horse man and pack animals
•06 or 07 days climb to alpamayo mountain
•All food during climbing days.
•Cook and assistants.
•Group Equipment: ropes, tents, stoves etc and all supplies
necessary to make a safe and strong bid for the summit
•Group First aid kit.
•All guiding service.
•All the logistic.
THE CLIMBING DOES NOT INCLUDED:
•Meals and hotels in Lima and Huaraz.
•Excess equipment over the 20kg per person allowance.
•Personal clothing and gear to include sleeping bag and
•Personal expenses such as alcohol, phone calls, gifts,
laundry, room service and so forth
•Extras at hotel (i.e. telephone, laundry, internet…).
•Departure taxes at the airport. (International departure
tax is currently $30.25),
•Excess weight for your luggage.
•Any rescue costs.
•Meals not specified.
•Any personal charges.
•Any costs associated with early departure from the
•Return flights to Lima, Peru.
•Others expenses not specified in Inclusions above.
WE RECOMMEND TO BRING:
•Rain jacket or poncho (plastic ponchos can be purchased in
Huaraz for a few dollars).
•Strong, comfortable footwear.
•One complete change of clothing (you can afford to carry
more changes of clothing if you hire a personal porters, see
•Sweater and jacket (something warm).
•Water bottle, ideally non disposable canteen (boiled
drinking water will be provided).
•Torch / Flashlight and batteries.
•Hat or cap to protect you from the sun.
•Sun block (sun protection cream).
•Insect repellent, absolutely the most important item for
this hike is bug spray. Anything with a lot of DEET with do
the job, anything less is simply not sufficient. Bug spray
MUST be bought in Huaraz, as it cannot be found even in
•Toiletries, towel and toilet paper.
•Selection of small snacks, chocolate, dried fruit,
biscuits, energy bars etc.
•Camera, plenty of film and spare batteries, cash in soles
•Swimsuit (if you plan on visiting the hot springs at
Hunacarhuaz after the trek)
•Optional: walking Poles /sticks rubber covers necessary
(can be hired from our office for US$30 for the 15 day trek)
•You also need to bring a copy of your passport on the
Person 818 US$ . Minimum 4 people.
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