A Peru Adventure: Trek & Climb Nevada Ausangate
An incredible trek & climb Peru adventure in the Cordillera Vilcanota; on a route known as the “Camino del Apu Ausangate”. The “Apu” is the bearer of life; & guardian of one of the most pristine mountain eco-systems in the world.
Above all; this is a stunning and diverse route showing you a part of Peru that is largely untouched by tourism. Communities here continue to live traditionally; often without many of the modern utilities that are in use today. Collecting you early from Cusco, taking private transport; to meet up with our arrieros and mules at the start point. They will accompany us for the duration of the trek and climb expedition.
Following then; the Apu Ausangate is the fifth highest mountain in Peru; and is part of the Cordillera Vilcanota, Central Andes of South America. At 6,384 masl; it’s the highest peak in the Cordillera Vilcanota.
Similarly; Ausangate is probably the most well-known peak for mountaineering in Cusco. This nevada can be spotted rising from the skyline from many vantage places in the city of Cusco. Trek alongside this amazing nevada; then scale the summit to enjoy rare 360º views of this epic mountain range.
Good aerobic fitness & health, previous high-mountain experience and altitude acclimatization is required.
Also it’s important you are able to use climbing equipment independently. As well as moving across glaciers and crossing ravines; cracks and scaling vertical walls between 60 to 75 degrees of incline; and rappel independently.
- Climb one of the famous mountains of the Cordillera Vilcanota, Ausangate region.
- Trek across a glacier & complete a small rock climb to summit nevado Qampa.
- Climb & ascend on one the easiest mountains for beginners to glacial climbing.