|Range of Altitude||3,700m to 5,550m / 12,139ft to 18,209ft|
|Distance Covered||Approximately 30km|
Mount Ishinca (5,550m/18,209ft) is located in Ishinca valley, which lies in the very heart of the Cordillera Blanca.
The 3D2N climb is an ideal acclimatization-climb and a good chance to learn important mountaineering skills – especially if you are eventually headed for more technical climbs or higher elevations later on.
The Ishinca base camp is centrally located between Mount Urus (5,495m/18,028ft), Mount Ishinca (5,550m/18,209ft) and Mount Tocllaraju (6,032m/19,790ft). Climbers often combine an easy climb to Mount Urus or Mount Ishinca (which acts as a warm-up) with a more technical climb to Mount Tocllaraju.
This climb is ideal for beginners with little or no prior climbing experience. Nevertheless, it is still essential that climbers are in good physical shape and are well-acclimatized given the high altitudes and long trekking distances.
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