Huaraz: Nevado Mateo Full-Day Climbing Excursion

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Embark on a trek to the Nevado Mateo summit at 16,896 feet (5150 meters) from where you can take panoramic views of Cordillera Blanca.

Highlights

  • Marvel at the snowy peaks of Cordillera Blanca from the top of Nevado Mateo
  • Take advantage of this easy hike to the top of a huge mountain
  • Skip the hassle and let the professional instructor provide all the safety climbing equipment

Description

Attend a briefing with a mountain guide he day before the trek. Then, start your day at 2:45 AM with pickup from your hotel in Huarez. Heading north, you will soon enter the Ulta Valley at Punta Olimpica, base of Nevado Mateo at 15,420 feet (4700 meters) above sea level. After a brief breakfast stop, start your hike to the summit of the mountain, passing through the moraine. Once at the summit at 16,896 feet (5150 meters), take in breathtaking views of the snowy peaks of the Cordillera Blanca. Nevado Mateo is a mountain of easy access, perfect for beginners. The summit of Mateo offers beautiful views over the highest Peruvian mountains, such as Huascaran, Chopicalqui, Ulta, Contrahierbas and others.

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop-off from Huaraz Bilingual Spanish and English-speaking Mountain Guide Basic first aid kit Breakfast and snack (Private Service) Personal climbing equipment (mountain boots, gaiter, crampons, harness, ice ax and helmet) Group climbing equipment (ropes, stakes, anchors)

Important Information

  • This tour takes place at more than 5000 meters above sea level and some people might feel ill. It is strongly recommended that you acclimatise before this trip.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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