Ausangate (6,372m / 20,905ft)

Activity type: Mountaineering
Activity level: Challenging

1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020

Duration: 6 Day(s) / Tour with flexible start dates
Price: from $860 / Negotiable

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Ausangate is the 5th highest peak in Peru at 6,372m, and the highest of the seven 6,000m peaks in the Cusco Region. The first ascent to the main summit in 1953 was led by the famous Austrian mountaineer Heinrich Harrer, part of the first team to conquer the north face of the Eiger and from the book/movie “Seven Years in Tibet”.

Ausangate is by far the most well-known big peak for mountaineering in Cusco since the normal route is not so technically difficult, although a good amount of stamina is needed for trail breaking on the summit plateau.

PRICE: u$s 860 p/p (min. 2 pax)

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Price includes

  • Private transport
  • Pick up at your hotel
  • Professional guide
  • Chef and arriero
  • Packhorse
  • Camping equipment (Tents, Sleeping bag, Mattress)
  • Entrance to the nature reserve
  • First aid kit
  • Day 1: lunch and dinner
  • Day 2-5: breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Day 6: breakfast and lunch

Not included in price

  • Climbing equipment (Helmet, Headlamp, Harness, Piolets, Crampons)
  • Extras not mentioned
  • Tips


Emanuel Rocha

 Emanuel Rocha 

30 years, Peru



Mountaineering, Hiking, Rock Climbing, Ice Climbing, Backcountry Skiing
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Hi! I'm an independent mountaineering guide, native of Argentina.

Cusco is unlike any place in the world. Mountaineering has in Cusco, an incomparable scenery: a unique concentration of mountains without agglomerations of climbers, a benign climate most of the year and a relatively easy access to totally isolated environments. Thanks to this unique combination, Cusco is considered one of the most attractive destinations for mountain climbers from all over the world.

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Peru, Cusco, Quispicanchi Province



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Last update: 16 Nov 2017



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