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Mountaing Climbing ( HUAYNA POTOSI 6.088 m.s.n.m ) ( 2 Days - 1 Night)

At 6,088 meters or 19,974 feet, Huayna Potosi (literally, "Young Riches") is a beautiful and massive glaciated peak which dominates the view as you come in to land at the La Paz airport. Multiple route choices are available ranging from a number of standard routes on the beautiful east face to some of the most challenging and direct routes to be found anywhere in the Andes on the imposing west face. Although situated on the outskirts of La Paz, sufficient time must be spent acclimating before any summit attempt on this high-altitude peak.

This peak is impressive and justifiably popular. It's one of the easiest 6000m peaks in Bolivia. the peak is high and acclimatization is essential before to climb.
During the day it is quite warm and windy (+15oC). Nights are cold at the high camp (-10oC). Grade : AD (fairly difficult), 50°, 800 ms, 6 -7 hours from high camp.
Snow condition deteriorate in the afternoon so it is start back early.

per adult from

$209

AUD

Duration

2 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 1x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • 2x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    What's excluded :
    • EXTRAS
    • TIPS
    • Entry/Admission - Huayna Potosi

  • Day 1: HUAYNA POTOSI - BASE CAMP

    Stop At: Huayna Potosi, Calle Linares #940, 1st floor, La Paz, La Paz Bolivia
    Monolithic and pyramidal shape, situated between the Condoriri and Chacaltaya massif Of little difficulty, this climbs allows you to pass the six thousand meter barrier.

    1 Day: Base camp/high camp. Departure from La Paz (agency) to the base camp (9 am -4750 meters), 2 hours by car. Hiking to the high camp ( 5250 meters) just before the glacier, takes 2 hours . Mountain practice in the afternoon. Camp

    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Shared Lodge Mountain

    Day 2: Huayna Potosi ( Summit 6.088 m.sn.m. )

    Stop At: Huayna Potosi, Calle Linares #940, 1st floor, La Paz, La Paz Bolivia
    2 Day : Summit. Departure early at 3am . From the high camp, head up the Glacier and then join a short wall with 200 m/650 ft of 40° and 50° (reached in 3 hours). Cross slopes and crevasses and from here head left to the pass, witch is reached in 2 hours and has views of lake Titikaka anf Yungas.Then head down to rejoin your track to high camp (3 hours), a rappel speed up the descent . It takes 3 hours down to the road. Return by jeep to La Paz (2 hours).
    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Avenida Illampu, Av. Illampu, La Paz, Bolivia
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please, write the name of your Hotel, , the hotel address, your whatsapp number and wait at the reception of the same at the agreed time
    Departure Time :
    12:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

6

Organised by IBOLIVIAT

Activity ID: V-160380P20

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