MT. JANKHOUMA (6.490m.)
Climbing: Technical Difficulty, for climbers with experience.
It is true that Jankohuma is the highest peak of the Jankohuma Illampu Massif. The name of this mountain comes from Aymara terms “Jankho” and “Uma” which means “Crystalline Water” Its summit was conquered for the first time in 1919 by the german expedition headed by Rud Dienst and Adolf Schulze. Nowadays this I magnify snowed still is little frequented. Their isolation, their imposing stature makes of him a mountain respected by native aymaras, for which the Gods of the antiguedad (pre-Columbian) would have constructed an immense wall, of thousands of meters of height, inatacable by the mortals.
Very beautiful bulk whose discovery dates from 1879; located to the Southeastern of the Illampu, he is in favor separated of a mountainous chain made bristle peaky such as the Yakuma, 6.050m., Mamaniri 5.955m., most important of the same one.
Day 01: Departure from La Paz and trip by exclusive 4X4 WD transport to Sorata (2.700m.above sea level). Hiking afternoon. To approach to the intermediate camp at (4.600m.above sea level) with assistance of pack animals, night camping.
Day 02: To approach to the base camp (5.100mts.) with assistance of high altitude porters, night camping.
Day 03: Ascend to the high camp (5.600mts.) camping.
Day 04: Climb to the summit of Mt. Jankhouma (6.490mts.) back to the base camp, night camping.
Day 05: Descend to the intermediate camp, night camping.
Day 06: Back and descent to the nice village of Sorata, and return journey to La Paz city, arrival to your hotel and end of our services.
The difficulty level of Jankhouma (6.400 m.a.s.l), in technical words is not difficult, but 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 de 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
By the normal route is the following.: The difference of level is: 838 m. Technical difficulty: Half easy Inclination: 40 to 50 grades.
Our experienced cook provides three meals a day during the expedition. We have two kind of food vegetarian and no vegetarian. Dried fruit or energetic bars are recommended.