Nevado Pisco is a very popular summit to peak in the Cordillera Blanca. It’s location among the highest mountains of the range such as Huascarán; Chopicalqui, Huandoys and Chacraraju are an incredible sight to see; it is one of the most spectacular views in the Cordillera Blanca.
The start point for this climb is located in Quebrada Llanganuco or Llanganuco Valley. From Huaraz you’ll take a ‘colectivo’ (public bus) to the town of Yungay (1 hour) or private transportation can be arranged if you are part if you are part of a group.
In Yungay you’ll take another bus to Pisco base camp in Llanganuco valley. There are two lagoons located here: Laguna Chinancocha and Laguna Orconcoha. So then; you’ll arrive to to the Pisco Base Camp, located in the first bend at 77km, called “La Curva” or (Cebollapampa); which is about 5km beyond the second laguna Orconcoha.
Pisco is a relatively easy climb and it’s not necessary to have previous experience of mountaineering when you climb with a certified guide.
3 Days: Trek and climb to the summit in 3 days, remember to factor in an acclimatisation period for this expedition.