Mt. PISCO (18,871 ft. / 5,752 m) – CORDILLERA BLANCA
HUARAZ TO HUARAZ
Mt. Pisco is located in heart of the Cordillera Blanca, exactly in Huandoy Massif. Summit with 360° great view and surrounded by the principal mountains of Cordillera Blanca: Huandoys, Caraz Chain, Alpamayo, Artesonraju, Parón, Chacraraju, Yanapaccha, Chopicalqui, Huascaran South and North, Contrahierbas and others.
Mountain considered technically easy ascent / climb in Cordillera Blanca. Its technical conditions and its wonderful summit view; attracts many mountaineers to spend part-time, enjoying and climbing it.
FIRST ASCENT: 12 July, 1 951, by C. Kogan, R. Leininger and M. Lenoir; now known as the Normal Route.
Day 1: Huaraz - Hike to Pisco Base Camp (5,650m).