The Jampa mountain, also known as Campa and Qampa, is the easiest and most popular mountain in Cusco and can be climbed with minimal high mountain experience. Require a hike through the glacier and, sometimes, a small rock climbing step according to the season. The summit offers a panoramic view that leads to Salkantay for 200 km to the northwest. This is one of the most difficult mountains where there are technical levels, after this climb you will have a level for the climbs of Ninaparaco of 5,807 m and after you get a 6,000 to the Yayamari mountain 6,049 m.
Duration: 3 Days and 2 Nights.
Distance: 25 km on foot.
Difficulty: Moderate with rocky terrain.
Technical difficulty: have a technical level of PD.
Daily walking time: 8-12 km daily
Best season: April, May, June, July, August, September, October.
Maximum altitude: 5480 m.s.n.m. (Cover Jampa)
Minimum altitude: 4334 ms.n.m.
Temperatures: 12-15°C per day, -3-5°C per night
This climbing activity to Nevado Jampa is one of the initiation climbing mountains for the mountains above 6,000 in the Vilcanota range. Huillca Expedition manages this destination for travelers who wish to experience the adrenaline of the mountains, over 5 thousand is a huge challenge for any traveler.
Day 1. Cusco, Pacchanta Community
Day 2. Pacchanta, Jampa Base Camp
Day 3: Base Camp, Jampa Summit (5500masl /18044 ft), Pacchanta, Cusco
The pick up of the climbers at 5.00 am in the morning from their hotel. The route goes until reaching the community of Pacchanta, during the journey the climbers will stop at the different attractive places on the route, to visualize the culture, the experiences of the people. The arrival in Pacchanta will be approximately at 8:00 am, where our Huillca team (guide, cook, muleteers) will wait for us with breakfast at our Huillca Restaurant. In the morning we will learn about the culture of Ausangate, its clothing, cultivation of native potatoes, livestock and local crafts. During the afternoon there will be a test of the equipment, an introduction to the main climbing maneuvers. Later at approximately 3:30 in the afternoon we will go to the Pacchanta Hot Springs.
Distance: 2 km
Walking time: 2 hours on foot
Route level: moderate
Altitude: 4334 m.a.s.l.
Camp: Pacchanta 4334 m.a.s.l.
This day we will leave for the base camp at approximately 8:00 am, we will begin with the ascent until we reach the lagoons of the Circuit of the 7 Lagunas del Ausangate, we will visit the lagoons and continue ascending until we reach the Jampa base camp 4,872 m, here We started with the mountain works, visualizing the route and preparing the equipment for the attack on the summit.
Distance: 10 km
Walking time: 6 hours on foot with breaks
Route level: moderate
Altitude: Max 4872 m.a.s.l., min 4334 m.a.s.l.
Camp: Base Camp 4872 m.a.s.l.
Climbers should wake up at 3:15 am to have a light breakfast and start the summit attack at 4:00 am, the first steps will be to reach the glacier tongue that will last approximately 1 hour. After reaching it we will start the real attack until we reach the col, after which we will climb a steep section of 40° by 70m to reach the summit. The enjoyment of the summits is unique for this reason we will be at the summit for approximately 1 hour we will begin the descent in 2 hours until we reach the base camp for breakfast. Then we will pack all the equipment and descend until we reach the hot springs and take our transport to Cusco.
Distance: 15 km
Walking time: 6 hours on foot
Route level: Difficult
Technical level: Climbing level is PD.
Altitude: Max 5500 m.a.s.l., min 4334 m.a.s.l.
Arrival in Cusco: 7:00 p.m.
Additional services that you can hire:
Additional horse: If you have problems or are not prepared for the pace of the expedition, you can hire this service. It has a cost of USD 20.00 per day that you require.
Personal Tent: If you need to have your own personal tent, you can hire it for a cost of $5.00 per night. A total cost of $20.00 for 4 nights.
With the experience in the trip we leave you the following recommendations that are useful in your trip:
The cost of this hike is for the 2022 season is from:
$550.00 per person
$420.00 per person
$350.00 per person
Note: all our travels include IGV with legislative compliance and tax responsibility.
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To climb Jampa Mountain, you must acclimatize for 2-3 days at an altitude above 3500 m.a.s.l. so that the body can get used to low pressure and oxygen. Do I always have to acclimatize? YES, because this expedition has an altitude of 5500 m.a.s.l. about. When booking this mountain expedition you have acclimatization as your first day.
The answer is YES, knowledge of mountain climbing, handling of climbing equipment, ropes, use of crampons, ice ax is required. Being a climbing initiation mountain is an option but it always requires technical and theoretical knowledge of high mountain climbing.
For the expedition you can bring the equipment it requires, however for the summit attack you need to bring the following essentials. The small 20-liter backpack, which must contain snow goggles, water, batteries, camera or cell phone, sunscreen, lip balm, among others that you see fit for your ascent.
Note: Do not put fragile items inside the cargo bag because they can break when moving on the horses.
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