Huayhuash Mountain Range trekking located south of Huaraz. This little known route is one of the most beautiful and impressive trek. winds through such spectacular mountains as Yerupaja 6,634m. The second highest in the Peruvian Ande , Jirishanca , Siula grande made famous by the film ( Touching the Void ), Rondoy , Ninashanca and Rasac.
This trail passes incomparably breath-taking lakes of crystalline water and tiny villages seeming out of touch with the rest of the world a wonderful recompense for those willing to venture of these paths.
Altitude Max: 5,000m Cuyoc pass
Distance: 140 km
Duration: 10 days
Starting Point: Matacancha
Arrival Point : Llamac
Season Recomendation : May to September
Day 1.- Huaraz transfer to Cuartelhuain 4100m
Day 2.- Cuartelhuain – Cacanan Pass 4700m. – Mitucocha 4150m
Day 3.- Mitucocha – Carhuac Pass 4600m. – Carhuacocha 4200m
Day 4.- Carhuacocha – Siula pass 4850m. – Huayhuash 4300m
Day 5.- Huayhuash – Portachuelo pass 4600m. - Viconga
Day 6.- Viconga – Cuyoc pass 5000m. – Huanacpatay 4200m
Day 7.- Huanacpatay – Huayllapa - Huatiac
Day 8.- Huatiac – Tapush pass 4800m. – Yaucha pass 4800m. – Jahuacocha 4100m
Day 9.- rest day or visit sambunya pass 4800m.
Day 10.- Jahuacocha – Pampa Llamac pass 4300m. – Llamac – Huaraz