This famous mountain located in the Llanganuco valley was climbed for the first time by a Franco-Belgian team, George Kogan and Nicole Leininger who baptized the virgin mountain with the name of the national drink «Pisco» on the occasion of the conquest of the summit and for the National Holiday of France on July 14. Pisco is an ideal peak for beginner climbers as well as for the most expert. Surrounded by a 360 ° panorama in the most famous concentration of 6000 m peaks in La Cordillera. It is recommended to do the Santa Cruz – Llanganuco acclimatization trek.
About the tour:
Transfer by bus from Marcará passing through Carhuaz, the ancient city buried by the alluvium caused by the 1970 earthquake. Going up the Llanganuco ravine with its lagoons of turquoise waters. After the second Orconcocha lagoon, 3 km away in Cebollapampa, the scald begins.
From the refuge on the way, it continues up a graded climb up to a moraine ridge, it continues in chaotic blocks in the direction of Huandoy. Going through the left margin of the small lagoon at the foot of Pisco, you arrive at a moraine cleft that is Campo Morrena 4900 m. The ascent continues to the right over a moraine ridge, taking stone milestones as a reference. Finding granite plates is at the beginning of the glacier. The glacier begins reaching the Huandoy Pisco col at 5300 m. Then take the right that leads to the summit along the southwest ridge along gentle slopes of 30-45 degrees with the presence of some cracks. Splendid 360° view of the summit. Return to Refuge.
Optional visit of the lagoon. From the refuge, the moraine trail in the direction of Chacraraju reaches the Tres Cóndores pass 4900 m. Impressive view of the Chacraraju, descent to the lagoon 69 4600. Return Cebollapampa, Marcará bus.
Includes and does not include
- Transfer Huaraz- Cebollapampa IN-OUT
- UIAGM-AGMP Mountain Guide and Aspiring Guide
- Half Board Accommodation at Refugio Peru
- Box lunch half day D1-D2-D3
- Mules in Cebollapampa to IN OUT Refuge
- Huascaran National Park tickets