BIKING AT THE FOOT OF HUASCARÁN
Transfer by vehicle to the town of Shilla along the asphalt road Carhuaz Chacas. We start this route from this town with the background of the Huascarán. We climb progressively towards the town of Huaypán 3360 m
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About the tour:
Shilla – Huaypan – Tumpa- Musho – Cajapampa- Arhuay- Campo Santo Yungay
Transfer by vehicle to the town of Shilla along the asphalt road Carhuaz Chacas. We start this route from this town with the background of the Huascarán. We climb progressively towards the town of Huaypán 3360 m. by paved road. The highest point 3500 meters rises here after the agricultural fields of Pampacancha. The view of the Hualcán 6000 m and the snow-capped Copa 6180 m dominate the southern part of the landscape. The dark ridges of the Cordillera Negra contrast with the sky. The descent begins at the foot of Nevado Huascarán towards the towns of Musho and Tumpa. Musho is the starting point of the normal route to climb the Huascarán. In each town we make a good rest to hydrate and interact with greetings to the local people. we left Musho to take the dirty road to Cajapampa to reach its heights of 3200 m. We are below Huascarán Norte 6655m. Later We resumed a descent towards the town of Arhuay and the Ranrahirca river basin, witness to the tragic snow slide of Huascarán Norte on May
31, 1970 that buried the city of Yungay. From the bridge we ascend one last slope to descend to Campo Santa de Yungay. Lunch in a typical local restaurant. Return by vehicle to the hotel.
End of the itinerary.
Distance 35km. Maximum height 3500m. Ascent 850 m. Descent gradient 1335 m
EXPE PERU EIRL Quote–SEASON 2023
Includes and does not include
- Bike Guide in Spanish/English
- MTB bike, MARLIN TREK, helmet for the full day tour.
- Lunch (Chaufa de Quinoa, or other) and drinks during the bike tour.
- Light snack. (cereal bars, peanuts, dried raisins, fruit, chocolate) +2 bottles of still water.
- First aid kit
- Private transportation Huaraz Shilla and Yungay Huaraz. Bicycle transport (Return from Yungay)