Cordillera Blanca - Peru - Saturday, Jun 09, 2018

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The Basics:
Event Type: Alpine 
Event Location: Peru 
Date(s) & Time:   Saturday, Jun 09, 2018 06:00 AM  
Registration Cut Off:   Friday, Jun 08, 2018 12:00 PM  
Event Duration: 24 Days 
Difficulty Rating:   D5 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Lida Frydrychova

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 4
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 3
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   2 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Cordillera Blanca region of northern Peru is a range that is home to 25 peaks over 6,000m.

The plan is to work our way up and acclimatize to do some of the more technical peaks in the area namely Alpamayo and Quitaraju.

Event is split into 3 parts

Acclimatization peaks/lakes near Huaraz - 3-4 days.

Ishinca valley peaks which includes Ishinca (5,530m; PD-) and Toclaraju (6,032m; D) - 5 days

The main objectives of Alpamayou (5947m; AD+) and Quitaraju (6040m;D) - 9 days.

The trip is self-guided and you will need to carry your own gear to the high camps. We will have porters and mules to get to the base camps. You need to be competent at following long WI3+ routes and good alpine, glacier travel and navigation skills.

The trip is form Jun 9 to Jul 2nd to maximize long weekend time. Air fares are currently $1000 and the cost of the local Logistics is still being determined but likely around $2000+/-.

If you are interested in taking part, put yourself on the Wait List and I will be in touch. Also if we have not climbed together I expect you will join me on some adventures and workouts before being accepted on the trip.

Required Items to Bring:
Full international expedition gear including technical axes but only general mountaineering crampons.

Recommended Items to Bring:
Strong sense of Team spirit.

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Registration for this event closed on Friday, June 08, 2018 at 12:00 PM.