THE MAGNIFICENT ILLIMANI (6.462 mts.)
Climbing: Medium Difficulty
The magnificent Illimani posse’s five peaks, the southern peak (6.462 mts. above sea level) which is the highest elevation, the central peak (6.360 mts. above sea level), the northern or París peak (6.043 mts. above sea level), the oldest report of the ascent of Illimani comes from an Italian English expedition, the leaders of which were William Conway and Maquigmaz. Gef. The grandiose Mt. Illimani, located 72 kms. From La Paz, where we can see the lights nights from the city, it is without doubt one of the greatest snow covered mountains on the earth.
The magnificent Illimani, located at 72 Kms, from La Paz city, it iswithout doubt one of the wonderful snow-capped mountain in the earth.
Come with us to know the great history if this grandiose Andean mountainin the same place of the fact.
Day 01: Departure from La Paz in 4X4 land cruiser, on to the village of una (3.800mts.) ascent with animal transport to the Puente Roto base camp (4.500mts.) at night camping.
Day 02: Ascend to the high camp, Nido de Condores (5.500mts.) and assistance of high camp altitude porters, total activity 6 hours, nigh camping
Day 03: Climb Mt. Illimani South peak (6.462mts.) y return to high camo or base camp, night camping.
Day 04: Descend to Una village from there with vehicle transport to La Paz, arrive your hotel and end of our services.
The difficult level of Illimani (6439m.a.s.l.South peak), in technical words is difficult, it requires a good acclimatizing and good shape.
An IUAGM international mountain guide who also belongs to the High Mountain Guides Association of Bolivia. AGMT. Assistant guides are instructed by ENSA France School – Chamonix.
We count with experienced porters who carry the collective heavy equipment, food, tents, from the base to the high camp. The mountaineers should carry their personal equipment.
We have tents an igloo style for two person (European fashion for high mountain tent, mattress).North face and Mountain Hardware tents.
The high mountain security gear is included (rope, stakes, ice screws, etc.).
TECHNICS OF ASCENT
In order to reach the summit of Illimani Mountainby the normal route is the following:
The difference of level is: 962m. Technical difficulty: it is easy level 3, Half inclination 50 to 55 grades.
Our experienced cook three meals a day during the expedition. We have two kind of food vegetarian and no vegetarian. Dried fruit or energetic bars are recommended.