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Climbing Sajama 4 Days

Climbing Sajama 4 Days

Climbing Sajama 4 Days

from $ 750.00

Overview

Did you know that Bolivia has Sajama, an inactive volcano 6542m high from where you can see most of the country? This 4-day expedition will take you there. Bolivia is an amazing country to climbers.

Climbing Sajama 4 Days Today I am proposing an unforgettable trip to Sajama. This volcano is the highest summit of Bolivia, very close to the limit with Chile.

Highlights

  • Reach the summit of the highest peak in Bolivia.
  • Live an unforgettable experience in the Andes.
  • Contemplate incredible sights from the top.

Trip Details

Day 1: La Paz – Sajama – Wincurata
Day 2: Climbing day
Day 3: Summit day
Day 4: Rest day

 

 

Itinerary

Day 1: La Paz - Sajama - Wincurata

We will meet in La Paz, Bolivia’s capital, and then will go together to Sajama to start trekking in Wincurata for the following 3 hours to our first camping night at 4800 m.

Day 2: Climbing day

The second day and during 5 heavy hours, we will keep climbing to the following campsite.

Walking Distance: 5 – 6 hours hiking up and down
Overnight: Base camp
Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Summit day

We did it! The day of summiting will be very exhausting because it takes 7 hours to ascend and other 7 to descend to the base.

Walking Distance: 7 – 7 hours hiking up and down
Overnight: Base camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

 

Day 4: Rest day

It will be our resting day after walking back to Wincurata, where we will have a relaxing time in the thermals and then go back to the capital.

  • Walking TIME: 4 – 5hrs
  • Overnight: la Paz
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch,

What To Bring

  • Climbing boots: Need to be crompon – compatible for Summit 6000 m a B3 boots is required, mostly for the additinal warmth it provides, well-insulated single leather or synthetic mountaineering boots or ligthter plastic boots qre appropriated
  • Hiking boots or hiking shoes
  • Gaiter
  • Socks, we recomend you brinb 2 changes of socks
  • Lighweight Synthetic gloves
  • Shell gloves
  • Sun Hat
  • Warm synthetic or wool hato r otherwise
  • Balaclave or neck gaiters
  • Bandanas or headscraf
  • Light weight cotton or synthetic pants / trouser
  • A couple of fast drying base layer tops
  • Wear light / médium
  • Fleece jacket & pants or trouser
  • Climbing pants Shell proof with zipper
  • Climbing jacket Shell proof
  • Dawn jackets
  • Wind Proof jacket

Climbing tools

  • Climbing helmet
  • Harness
  • Ice axe
  • Crampons antibottes
  • Carabineers
  • Rappel & belay device ATC
  • Glacier glasses
  • Prussick or slings
  • Ascender/ tibloc
  • Ice Screws

Camping equiment

  • Sleeping bag
  • Foam Sleeping pad or a thermal rest
  • 2 liters wáter bottle
  • Water treatment
  • Headlamp or head torch
  • Good quality sun cream
  • Insect repellent
  • Pocket knife
  • Pee Bottle
  • Thermos
  • Tras bags

Specific equipment

  • Hiking steaks or trekking poles
  • Duffel bag or ruck sack
  • A 40 – 45 liters day packs

Personal Medical Kid

  • Should included: Plasters, antiseptic, sterile gauze, and bandage, rehydration sachets, zinc oxide tape and anti-inflammatory such as ibuprofeno r aspirin

Bring paracetamol and acetazolamide or diamox for treating symptoms of (AMS)

Have loperamide is Good idea in case you get runs

  • Antibiotic such as: Ciprofloxacino r bactrim for bacterial stomach bugs

A small roll of adhesive tape, cough drops

Personal Toilets

  • Toilet such us: Toothbrush, small amount of toothpaste, contact lens fluids, a small bar of soad and hand towel or wash clothes
  • On most expedtions: In base camps we can supply you with a small warm washing water in the morning and afternoon
  • A small synthetic hand towell: (Wash clothes) is useful for taking a sponge bath, toilet paper

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