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Pequeño Alpamayo Ascent (in Condoriri Massif)

MOUNTAINNERING BOLIVIA

Climb Pequeño Alpamayo; The second popular mount in Bolivia

Pequeño Alpamayo (5430 m.a.s.l.) is one of the most popular peaks in Condoriri Massif, truly amazing adventurous. After an ascent to Tarija Peak and a descent into a scree, a slope of 200 mts and 55 degres waiting for you to reach the summit.

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Who?

This ascent is destined to all the people with good physical condition, who wish to have a first experience in High Mountain without greater technical difficulty.

Difficulty

PD+

Duration

2 days / 1 night

Season

April to October

PROGRAM SUMMARY

DAY 1: La Paz (3600 m.a.s.l.)– Rinconada – Chiarkhota lagoon (4670 m.a.s.l.)

DAY 2: Chiarkota lagoon – Tarija peak (5300 m.a.s.l.) – Pequeño Alpamayo (5430 m.a.s.l.) – La Paz

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DETAILS

Difficulty

PD+

Duration

2 days / 1 night

Ratio

1 guide / 2 clients

Season

April to October

Location

Cordillera Real, Lp Bolivia

DETAILED PROGRAM

DAY 1: LA PAZ (3600 m.a.s.l.)– RINCONADA – CHIARKHOTA LAGOON (4670 m.a.s.l.)

Leaving the hotel at 09:00 We will go for 3 hours in a private vehicle,

Arriving at la Rinconada, an hour long hike will take us to the Chiarkhota lagoon where we’ll set our base camp.

DAY 2: CHIARKOTA LAGOON – TARIJA PEAK (5300 m.a.s.l.) – PEQUEÑO ALPAMAYO (5430 m.a.s.l.) – LA PAZ

Leaving at 03:00 am.

Hike to the end of the valley to reach the foot of the glacier located at 4805 m alt.

Ascent to the Pico Tarija located at 5320 m alt.

Descent to a rocky section before climbing the final slope for the “pequeño alpamayo” (50/55º).

We’ll climb down following the same track to reach base camp and La Paz.

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