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Huayna Potosi

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Address: La Paz, Bolivia
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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A technical easy mountain over 6000m's to climb for beginners. Good for a...

A technical easy mountain over 6000m's to climb for beginners. Good for a first big mountain experience with great views of the Cordillera Real mountains near La Paz. physically demanding, some acclimatization is need before attempting this trip.

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3-Day Climbing Huayna Potosi from La Paz
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Epic mountain climb

If you're physically capable, and keen for but new to mountain climbing, huayna potosi is a must. The views are outstanding. The natural beauty is beyond anything I've witnessed... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're physically capable, and keen for but new to mountain climbing, huayna potosi is a must. The views are outstanding. The natural beauty is beyond anything I've witnessed myself so far. The climb is physically demanding but very worth it. The huayna potosi refugio and the high base camp are really great spots. Make sure you research your agency... More 

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Serang, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with climbing south America which is a very nice agent with professional guides who pulled me to the top in the last moment ,and good equipment . It's really a challenge to climb this mountain. But it's really a good opportunity to push your phicical limit So proud of myself to made it !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For all who do not know if they are able to climb or just want to know more Dr. Hugo from the huayna potosi ajency is a perfect adress. He sat with us paciently and answerd all our questions. He is trustful and would never lie for your money. He is very proffesinal. The guide that was with us was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

still difficult for an amateur, but possible! having an excellent guide helps a lot. Definitely one of those things that hurt while doing but are remembered as a highlight

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

The mountain is beautiful but PLEASE don't use Adolfo. He lied to us about so many things previous to the trek and his equipment is terrible. He tried to send us off with broken sleeping bags, broken jackets, wet gloves and more. Only because we thoroughly checked all of our equipment did we have mostly alright things. However he didn't... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

Irinero, the person in charge of Oasis Bolivia, on Sagarnaga Street in La Paz simply lies and gets people’s money and puts their lives in danger. Four 22-year old guys and myself were in one group to climb Huayna Potosi from January 7-9, 2017. I had my own equipment but Irinero did not even provide the most important and basic... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

It was an amazing experience. I absolutely recomend this agency! The only thing was the food was not always enough. But the equipment was perfect they helped us with every thing we needed without charging an extra fee. You should try this agency.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

The experience itself is incredible. Learning how to ice climb and scaling a 6000m moutanin is pretty exhilarating. We went with Altitude 6000 and they were excellent. We were three people and they gave us two guides. We also had a cook and a driver. The food was incredible and the portions were generous. The guides spoke English and were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

Wanting to do this in December, I spent a bit of time looking into the weather forecasts and talked to different agencies. It's pretty obvious that none of them look at the forecast and will always tell you it's fine, and also easy and all that. The one notable exception is the Huayna Potosí Mountain Agency which will pull up... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

I will split this to 3 parts and rate them differently The mountain 4 The climb starts at night, one sees nothing around except a few meters ahead. At some point some light appears in the sky which eventually turns out to be La Paz and El Alto, just a wonderful view. shortly before sunrise, one starts seeing the mountain... More 

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