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Take transport one way
I believe you could get a collectivo heading to Pitec
1 hour drive from Huaraz
Park entrance fee (none on voting or other
Prepare for sun/wind/rain/hail/sun
Walk: 2 - 2.5hours
You can take a constant gradual ascent...More
This isn't for beginners or people afraid of heights. It's a relatively tough CLIMB. There are couple of sections which requires you to climb using ropes which are already affixed on the rocks. Do not go here in bad weather as it gets extremely slippery...More
Very nice hike in Cordillera Blanca.
This is a high altitude hike with amazing surroundings. If you are in good condition it is not difficult but little tiring. Definitely worth to do it to see this beautiful lagoon.
this is a high altitude hike with stunning scenery all around. it's a little bit more difficult than some of the comments would have you believe, but i'd say it's definitely worth the tough ascent to see this beautiful lagoon.
Did this as an acclimbitizing hike prior to doing Santa Cruz trek.No 2 ways about it ,this is a tough hike due to the elevation.The highest point is 4450m.I am a reasonably fit 49 year old but I struggled,every 5 steps felt like doing a...More
I’m someone who’s afraid of heights and wanted to write this post for those going to Laguna Churup for the first time. This hike I would consider challenging not only because of the high elevation but also is a bit more technical than what the...More
Everyone says Its a moderate hike, Nice to get adjusted to the altitude. I had to catch my breath after 10 steps!!! Ok Ive been better in shape and this was my first day in Huaraz (arrived the evening before). But still I dont think...More
This hike is doable in one day and a good way to train for multiple day hikes. There are some tricky parts, but altogether ok to do. It’s fine to solo it, be sure to start early as buses back might be gone. Entry fee...More