Trekking and climbing expeditions in the Andes of Peru
The Cordillera Blanca is located in the central part of the Cordillera de los Andes, in Peru; it has an extension of 180 Km, it is the biggest tropical mountain range around the world; here are located the highest tropical peak in the world Huascaran 6768 m, the most beautiful mountain in the world, Alpamayo 5947 m. dozens of snow-covered peaks that exceed 6000 m (Artesonraju, Huaydoy, Chopicalqui, Chacraraju, Tocllaraju, Copa, Etc) and more than one hundred of peaks over 5 000 m (Pisco, Ishinca, Urus, Maparaju, Huapi, Pastoruri, Etc ). Also in this mountain range are found many beautiful lakes such as: Llanganuco, Querococha, Hatuncocha, Cullicocha, Paron, Churup, etc.
In the Cordillera Blanca there are dozens of circuits for the trekking and different routes for climbing and mountaineering.
Cordillera Huayhuash is located in the Andes of Peru in the North of the Cordillera Blanca, it has an extension of 25 Km. In this mountain range is located Yerupajá 6634 m, the second highest peak of Peru, Siulá Grande mount 6334 m, made famous by Joe Simpson in “ Touching the Void ”. Cordillera Huayhuash has six peaks that exceed 6000 m and more than two dozens of peaks over 5000m.
Huayhuash circuit is one of most spectacular trekking routes of the Andes because, the paths are rough and sometimes they get to 5000 m and the beautiful views of the landscapes formed by the multicolored lakes and crystalline rivers.
Huaraz is located to 3090 m, to 400 Km to the north of Lima city, on the banks of Santa river between the Cordilleras Blanca and Negra in the Callejon de Huaylas, Peru. It is the Mecca of the adventure activities (trekking, climbing, mountaineering, mountain bike, Etc), because in this city we can arrange everything before to leave for an expedition in the Cordilleras Blanca and Huayhuash.