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SERVICES ANDES EXPEDICIONES

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MT 03: THE COLOSSAL HUAYNA POTOSÍ (3 Days) (6.088 Mts. above sea level)
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    Huayna Potosi

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    Cima

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    Ascenso

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MEDIUM DIFFICULTY

This mountain is separated from the Condoriri group by the Liviñosa and Zongo rivers “Huayna Potosí” comes from Quechua  Aymara term which means “Young Potosí”. Mt. Huayna Potosí was scaled for the first time in 1.919 by the Germans Dienst and Schulze. It is an easy climb by way of its normal route. Its highest elevation is the northern peak (6.088 Mts), and the southern peak reaches (6.035 Mts).
Technically speaking, it presents a medium level difficulty and ideal for climbers with medium experience. It is one of the most preferred destinations for mountain climbers.
Those who reach the summit are rewarded with a magnificent panorama of Lake Titikaka. The Royal Range, and the immense La Paz is High plateau.

DAY 01: Departure from La Paz by vehicle transport for 2 hours, arrival to Zongo lagoon (4.700 Mts. above sea level) the base camp, overnight camping  

 

DAY 02: Ascent to the high camp or Lodge (5.135 Mts. above sea level) for about 2 ½  hours with support altitude  porters overnight Lodge

 

DAY 03: Summit day (6.088 Mts. above sea level) begins at 4 a.m. good equipment needed rope, crampon, harness is necessary up to the summit; descend on to the base camp at 4.700 Mts. above sea level, needed for about 10 hours.  By vehicle transport, return to La Paz in 2 hours Arrival to your hotel. End of our services.

DURATION: 3 Days–2Nights

SEASON: April – October

 

ORGANISED  CLIMBING  TOURS  COST  INCLUDED:

- Exclusive transport 4X4 Toyota round trip,specialised Mountains Guide,collective technical equipment two person, tent,Cook and an assistant person, there Meals during the day (Full board pension)Full kitchen, equipment. Cook and assistant,pack animals, mules maximum load capacity per animal 40 kg, high Altitude porters, support logistical material, radio communications.

 

NOT INCLUDED

- Personal equipment and climbing material, extra expenses out mentioned, tip, etc.

 

VERY IMPORTANT

We strongly advice you to be fully equipped before you start any expedition. Members of the high mountain expedition must have the following complete personal climbing equipment:

- Rucksack  70 Lt. ,climbing plastic boots, crampons, ice axe  / ice pick, harness, a pair of waterproof gaiters, a pair of prusicks, sleeping bag able to withstand temperature – 20oC , respective mat and insulated pad, rain and down feather jacket / gorotex, wind jacket, snow sticks, good snows pants, good cold protective gloves and scarves, good cold protective socks, sun and snow glasses with side protection, sun and cold protective caps, sun and cold protective creams, head lamp with new batteries, personal first aid kit, individual water bottles, a small notebook.

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