Charquini

A GOOD TRAINING BEFORE HUAYNA POTOSI

IDEAL FOR ACCLIMATION

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Tour Summary

Charquini sits just underneath the Huayna Potosi massif. It is a great ascent to test your acclimatization and the summit offers amazing views of the Zongo valley, the Altiplano, and Huayna Potosi itself. 

DID YOU KNOW?

Charquini can be combined with Huayna Potosi to form a 4-day itinerary, serving as a perfect acclimatization hike.

Full Day

We leave La Paz early and drive for 1.5hrs to Huayna Potosi’s basecamp. From here we follow a creek that runs down from Charquini’s glacier. Once we reach the glacier we have a 2-3hr hike up to the summit (5390m). We will need some mountaineering gear but the route is not technical. Having summited we retrace our steps to the car and return to La Paz. 

Bilingual Mountain guide (Spanish- English)

Private transport

Lunch and water bottles.

Mountain Equipment/ Helmet,Ice axe,Harness,Gaiters,Ropes,Mountaineering boots.

Please take with you:

ts)Rucksack (35Lts)

Winter Underwear

Water proof pants and jacket

Sunscreen

Sunglasses with UV filter

Bottle of water (NALGENE)

Tour details:

Altittude: 5,390 m/17,650 feets

Days: FULL DAY

Season: May to November

Activities: Mountaineering

Difficulty: F / easy

Location: Cordillera Real

Type: Private Tour

Guide: English Speaking

Experience: Basic/Medium