Nevado Percocaya is an intermediate level mountain with some steeper icewalls to climb before summiting. It is still an excellent introductory mountain for those looking for their first ascents in mountaineering. Afterall; it is a majestic landscape where you can observe cultural diversity; along with biological diversity of the high Andean areas such as; Vicuña, Vizcacha, Andean fox, Andean face, Andean carpenter and other native species.
- Climb one of the famous mountains of the Cordillera Vilcanota, Ausangate region.
- Trek across a glacier & complete a small rock climb to summit nevado Qampa.
- Climb & ascend on one the easiest mountains for beginners to glacial climbing.
- Train in ice wall climbing & rappelling.
Range – Vilcanota
Mountain – Percocaya
Altitude – 5,230m
Level – AD
Terrain & Route – Southwest face. Route is the closest and most hidden, quiet access to the basecamp and its glacier.
Days – 4
Experience – Intermediate Level.
4 – 7 Days: Trek & climb to Nevado Percocaya over 3 days to a week incorporating some other peaks to improve your level