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Huayna Potosi

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Address: La Paz, Bolivia
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Huayna Potosi with Climbing South America (CSA)

CSA made the trip unforgetable. You can check out the gear at their office and they are very helpful when problems occur. The driver Enrique provides you with tasty food the day... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

CSA made the trip unforgetable. You can check out the gear at their office and they are very helpful when problems occur. The driver Enrique provides you with tasty food the day you return. Most important, with Augustin we had a friendly and patient guide, who made the summit possible. When planning Huayna Potosi, go with CSA and Augustin

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Huayna Potosi is a beautiful climb. If you are in good shape and acclimated, you are going to have a blast! For a 6,000 meter peak, the climb is not difficult. Even if it is your first time in crampons and a harness, you can summit. Hydration and good physical condition are key. Take the time to choose a good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

I took 3 days/2 nights. The organization was good. Nothing went wrong. Good gear, good food, good guides. please note that this is not an agency but the operator (which is better). Located just by Hostal Gloria. Strongly recommend!!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Travel Tracks - Worst company in La Paz Today we were suppose to go on the Huanya Potosi Trek with Travel Tracks, but unfortunately our plans went the wrong way - thanks to Traval Tracks. We were told to arrive at the company office at 9 am and we got there on time as scheduled, but the company's representatives were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

My boyfriend and I are keen Trekkers and always up for a challenge, however for Huanya potosi - we didn't fully envisage the challenge ahead of us until there was no turning back. Don't let 'climb the easiest 6000m+' fool you - it's seriously tough! We went with Huayna Potosi company and whilst their USP is that they own their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

First of all: it was really hard! If you´re thinking about climbing Huayna Potosi, be aware of the fact that you need to be healthy and fit, even more in rain season cause there is a lot of snow and it makes walking even harder! But: we made it, even though we had zero mountaineering experience, so it IS doable!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We did it with this office and it was a good expérience for us. It depends only of the guide. The equipment was a little bit old but safe It was cheaper than the other agencies But take care; you really have to be fit and in good healt for doing it! It's not easy! But It's amazing

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Amazing place. We did it with Altitude 6000 agency. The best in La Paz. Our group was the only one to reach the summit thanks to our guides - Juancho and Willie. All the others 20 people turned back half way even if there was no danger ahead. And the food...we had hamburger and french fries at 5100 m alt.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I was at a conference on Hypoxia organised by the Zubeita university,La Paz, Bolivia. We met Dr.Hugo at this meeting who invited us to his centre at Huayna . He was great in providing us the equipment and putting us up for the night at his refuge.He drove us from La Paz in the dark night ,we were quite reluctant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We went with Doctor Hugo Berrios - Refugio Huayna Potosi. http://www.huayna-potosi.com/indexingles.html Their first shelter is located at 4750m with their 2nd (Summit Attempt Shelter) located at 5300m, which is around 150-200mhigher than the other high shelters. This is definitely and advantage for the summit. This is a great trip and fantastic value for money, would definitely recommend Refugio Huayna Potosi... More 

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