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Huayna Potosi

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A technical easy mountain over 6000m's, a good climb for beginners. Great for a first big mountain experience with great views of the Cordillera Real and mountains near La Paz. physically demanding, some acclimatization is need before attempting...more
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Calle Linares # 940, La Paz, Bolivia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

Went with All Transport Tours, for the 3 day. Paid around 700 I think. Amazing scenery. Top guide. Tough climb, the hardest thing I've ever done in my life, but praise God, I summited the 6088m successfully. Go for it.

4  Thank Retire30
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Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

As the office of „Hiking Bolivia“ was not open that morning we wanted to book our tour, the owner of „Mountain Illimani“ across the street made us an offer: 900 Bs per person for 3D/2N incl all the clothes and equipment (jacket, trousers, gloves, harness,...More

5  Thank Ronja S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have done many treks before in Canada, but nothing before had taken my breath away like this trek. Truly amazing views from the summit as the sun comes up. We decided to go with Altitud 6000 as we noticed they had good reviews. The...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on the 3-Day trek to huayna potosí with climbing South America. It Was the Best and most demanding experience ever! If you want to Know your physical as well as mental limits go here! Definitely recommendable!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just finished our 3 day tour with High Camp Lodge. We did not made it to the top (as we're actually not that sporty), but we made it to 5800 meter, which was a personal record and totally worth it. Even if you don't...More

Thank Clara H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was Sep 6th 2018 when I took a trip to Bolivia to attempt the Huyana Potosi summit. I make all the arrangements with Andean Ascents. The company is run by Alexander von Ungern, a young swiss german who lives in Bolivia since 2010. A...More

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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

I did the 3D/2N with the Agency “All Transport” and can totally recommend it. They are tour operators themselves, include all the gear, a professional guide, food, transport, etc. for 1000 bolivianos. Our guide (we were 2) Santos has more than 20 years of experience,...More

Thank Sophia H
Reviewed October 1, 2018

We choose andean ascents run by Alexander Von Ungarn. The reason being all the guides in this company are International Federation of Mountain Guides association accredited. Important when there's inherent risk associated! (Don't scrimp on cost its not worth it. We saw other teams with...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

We went to the summit with German. You can contact him through Facebook under the name "German Mountain Guide" we clearly recommend him for many reasons. He a really nice guy. The gear he gave us was great and included in the price. He is...More

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Reviewed September 14, 2018

Its fantastic huayna potosi tree days and two nights, simply incredible with guide super mario and the best company aka pacha travel, finally arrive at the summit at 6800 mts

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Reviewed September 6, 2018

I did the Huayna Potosi with the Vagary Adventure Travel. The tour was awesome, the guides were amazing. They cooked really good for us on the base camp. Some of us got ill on the same day, but they cared for us with much love....More

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Reviewed August 9, 2018

What an ascent ! It was the first of my life : very challenging but really worth it ! German is a very professionnal and helpful guide and with my 2 partners from Germany and Australia, we formed a great team ! Be prepared because...More

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Response from Patricia R | Reviewed this property |
Ive paid the same and it is really well worth the money!
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Cui G
December 29, 2017|
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Response from ClimbingSA | Property representative |
Hi there January is not the best time to climb , you can go by yourself as a private tour for one person it does cost more. As it’s the low season there are not groups leaving every day. Jeff
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Response from AlexLemonnier | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can contact on Facebook « German mountainguide - La Paz », he is a professional private guide that accept single client.
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