An ascent of Artesonraju 6,025m (19,767ft) can turn our 19 day Alpamayo programme into a fantastic 25 day expedition to include one of the world's most recognisable summits. Artesonraju, made famous in the Paramount Pictures logo, is a beautiful pyramidal peak situated between the Santa Cruz and Paron Valleys. The climbing is more technical than Alpamayo with some pitches up to 60-80 degrees. Climbers must be totally confident using two technical ice tools and to have climbed, and be confident climbing, long (200m+) steep technical ice walls.
The cost depends on how many people join the Artesonraju extension and is guided at a 1:2 ratio. Your guide/s from the Alpamayo programme will accompany you and the cost is inclusive of the Adventure Consultants western guide from the trip guiding you on Artesonraju.
In previous years we have offered an extension itinerary to climb Huascarán, the highest peak in Peru. However, conditions have been deteriorating making the climb more dangerous and with a lesser chance of success. Hence from 2015 we are now offering Artesonraju as an add-on to Alpamayo.
Arriving or departing from Lima and have extra days up your sleeve? We can help with extra accommodation and city tours with our fantastic local guides. Enquire with our office if interested in exploring this option.
You can take the 'back road' into the most phenomenal ancient ruins in the world. Walk in without the crowds and take in this must see sight while you are in Peru.
Cuzco is an amazing city that was once a hub for the Incan culture. Don't miss this phenomenal place and let us take the hassle out of a tour for you. The region is littered with amazing sites and we can arrange tours for you for as long as you like!
While in Peru why not have your own Indiana Jones adventure. There are many ruins in the jungle and we can arrange a trek for you to the little visited and remote ruins that are scattered all over the country. Just ask your liaison and they will be happy to make the arrangements for you.
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