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Huayna Potosi and Illimani

Bolivian Andes Expedition to over 21,000 feet / 6460 meters

This expe­di­tion in the Cordillera Real — the Roy­al Range — offers some of the finest moun­taineer­ing objec­tives for advanced begin­ner to inter­me­di­ate lev­el climbers look­ing at the Andes of South Amer­i­ca. Ascents of Pequeno Alpa­mayo, Huay­na Poto­si, and Illi­mani offer par­tic­i­pants a chance to expe­ri­ence three dif­fer­ent areas in the range, along with some crea­ture com­forts in La Paz thrown into the mix between climbs. 

Price

  • Huay­na Potosi

    $3,675 – 13 Days / Includes trav­el time

  • Sin­gle Sup­ple­ment (I want my own room) – $400

  • Huay­na Poto­si w/​Illi­mani Extension

    $4,525 – 18 Days / Includes trav­el time

  • Sin­gle Sup­ple­ment (I want my own room) with Illi­mani Extension – $500

Dates

Custom Dates Available — Contact Us

Policies

Itinerary

Flight Information

The total num­ber of days for your trip includes all trav­el to and from your des­ti­na­tion, with some excep­tions. Dates list­ed on the web­site start with a depar­ture date from the US and include the day you arrive home. For this trip you will need to arrive in La Paz, Bolivia on Day 1 or ear­ly morn­ing on Day 2. You will be met at the air­port by a Moun­tain Mad­ness rep­re­sen­ta­tive and trans­ferred to your hotel.

Equipment

  • Huay­na Potosi

    $3,675

    13 Days / Includes trav­el time

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  • Huay­na Poto­si w/​Illi­mani Extension

    $4,525

    18 Days / Includes trav­el time

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Elevation

Pequeno Alpa­mayo 17,643 ft / 5378 m

Huay­na Poto­si 19,974 ft / 6088 m

Illi­mani 21,122 ft / 6438 m

Route

Depends on conditions 

Client to Guide Ratio

3:1

Difficulty

Advanced Beginner

Climbers should have basic snow and ice-climbing skills and should be comfortable with glacier travel, which includes moving in a rope team, self arrest, and basic crevasse rescue. Basic knowledge and experience would be required for objectives with some rock climbing.

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