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Ausangate Ascent 4 Days – 3 Nights

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Ausangate Ascent 4 Days – 3 Nights

Ausangate Ascent 4 Days – 3 Nights

23 reviews


Ausangate is the highest peak in the Cusco region with 6384 masl. 6384 masl, it is also the fifth highest peak in the country. It is located
in the Cordillera de Vilcanota which is very famous because its surroundings have been surroundings have been designed an infinity of treks, most of which end or begin with of which end or begin with the Ausangate snow-capped peak. Climbing this mountain is the most important ascent of the Peruvian south, its spaced out and not its spaced and not abundant ascents also make it an icon of Peruvian mountaineering. icon of Peruvian mountaineering where you can climb a peak over 6000m very important 6000m very important in the world of mountaineering without having the
the inconvenience of the agglomeration of climbers as in all the mountains that have mountains that possesses as this one fabulous scenic scenarios,
good accessibility and medium technical level.


Ascending over 6000m is an experience that requires meticulous planning,one of the fundamental points for the realization of this type of expedition is the acclimatization without which we could not acclimatization without which we would not be able to live this experience satisfactorily. The
acclimatization is a progressive process that requires aerobic physical activities that involve high altitude and involving altitude difference.

Trip Details

The approach to the base camp will be through the town of Chillca, which we will reach after traveling 2 hours on the Cusco – Puno highway until we reach the town of Checacupe.

We will take the Cusco – Puno highway until we arrive to the town of Checacupe, after visiting the church of Checacupe and appreciating the singular
We will take an affirmed road, in this town we will also meet our team of porters.
We will continue for two more hours following the Ausangate River to the village of Chillca where we will meet our team of porters.
We will meet our team of muleteers and mules.
In the village of Chillca we will begin our hike of approximately 2 hours to Machuracay base camp.
Machuracay with approximately 500 m of unevenness, at this point we will begin our ascent.


Day 1: Cusco - Checacupe - Chillca - Base Camp(Machuracay)

We will leave of Cusco early in the morning to start the 2 hour trip to the town of Checacupe, where we will visit the church of
hours to the village of Checacupe where we will visit the village church. continue our trip and after another two hours we will arrive to the village of we will arrive to the town of Chilca where we will have lunch and our luggage will be our luggage will be packed on the pack horses to start our trek until we reach Machuraca. our hike until we arrive to Machuracay.
approximately and 500m of unevenness where we will install our base camp at base camp at 4800 masl

Day 2: Base Camp - Advanced Camp

We started the ascent to the moraine camp, which we made in an average of 5 hours with an average of 5 hours with a drop of 600m following a small path that flanks the mountain flanking the mountain and leads us to its eastern slope, crossing moraine systems
moraine systems until we reach a ledge at the exit of the glacier at 5450m. the exit of the glacier at 5450 masl.

Day 3: Advanced Camp - Summit - Base Camp

We will start the glacier crossing looking for our way between the giant seracs of the east the giant seracs of the glacier on the eastern slope until we meet the east with the East wall of between 40°/65° of 200m of snow and ice, at the end of this this wall ends at 5800 meters above sea level. We will continue our ascent to the summit at 6384 masl, for which we will have to cross the south plateau
the south plateau and then climb the summit ridge. descent will be to the base camp.

Day 4: Base Camp - Chillca - Cusco

We will continue our descent to the town of Chillca where our car will be waiting to take us to Cusco.
our transportation will be waiting for us to take us to Cusco.


  • One AGMP – UIAGM mountain guide for every two clients.
  • Support personnel: porters, muleteers and cooks.
  • Pack animals
  •  Overnight in tents (optional use of the base camp shelter).
    base camp)
  •  Food during the ascent.
  • Collective technical equipment (ropes, snow, ice and rock insurance).
    rock insurance)
  • All transportation from Cusco to Cusco.

What To Bring



  •  A pair of mountaineering boots of high
  •  Two pairs of thick socks.
  •  Three pairs of light trekking socks.
  • trekking socks.
  •  One pair of booties.
  •  Two thermal fleece underwear.
  • One fleece jacket (second layer).
  •  One waterproof mountaineering
    waterproof mountaineering jacket.
  •  One down jacket.
  • One waterproof mountaineering
    waterproof mountaineering trousers.
  •  One pair of trekking pants.
  • One pair of thermal underpants.
  •  Non-cotton underwear.
  •  Wind stopper or windblooc gloves.
  •  A pair of waterproof gloves.
  •  Cold weather hat.
  •  Sun hat.
  •  Buff .
  • Glasses with UV spectrum 4 protection.
  • Crampons with front spikes.
  •  A pelvic harness
  •  An ice axe and a hammer for technical
    technical mountaineering.
  •  Three safety carabiners.
  •  One 120cm webbing or anchor line.
  • One descender
  • One 6mm / 1.5m lanyard.
  • Backpack 45 l minimum
  •  A helmet.
  • Water bottle 1 liter minimum
  • Sunscreen for skin and lips
  • Headlamp with spare batteries
    spare batteries.
  •  Insulated sleeping pad.
  • Winter sleeping bag


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