Mountain Climbing in Cusco

Climbing In Cusco

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Climbing Adventure During Your Journey

The climbing sport in Cusco has become more popular in recent years. that because Cusco has varied of rock some of them located just in the upper part of the city and it is easy to reach there and practice some rock climbing sports. For the mountain climb, we just need to drive a few hours in any direction from Cusco. There you will find some mountains peak over 5,300m / 17388ft. We have some range surrounding to Cusco. Urubamba mountain range, which has more than twenty peak, the highest one is the Veronika with 5,890m/19,334ft. Vilcabamba mountain range, located in the Norht east of Cusco, its highest peak Salkantay 6271m /20,574ft. And finally, the Vilcanota Mountain Range, located in the southern part of Cusco, has its highest peak. Ausangate 6,384m / 20,796ft.

To practice rock climbing or mountain climbing in Cusco, you need proper climbing equipment. that offers you maximum safety while you are enjoying these sports. Mountain climbing, like rock climbing, is a risky activity and not one to be taken lightly, no matter how easy or benign your chosen peak might seem. Looks can be deceiving.The mountains are filled with danger and drama. Lightning strikes can stab out of a clear sky. Thunderstorms quickly form and drench you with rain and sleet.Rockfall and avalanches sweep down mountain faces. Difficulties can slow you down, forcing you to bivouac in the open. You or your climbing partner can have an accident, causing all kinds of complications.

Discover the incredible outdoor climbing activity in Peru and its mountains.

Rock Climbing Full Day

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    No Accommodation
  • Trek Highest Altitude
    3,762 m / 12,343 ft Max. altitude
  • Hiking Level Peru
    Easy Difficulty

The Rock climbing in Cusco became popular on the last years and now we have great climbing spots around Cusco city, natural walls from 2 to 30 meters high perfect for beginners and experienced people.

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Qampa Hiking & Climbing

  • Accommodation Peru Tours
    Camping Accommodation
  • Trek Highest Altitude
    5,520 m / 18,110 ft Max. altitude
  • Hiking Level Peru
    Challenging Difficulty

To climb Jampa or Qampa mountain, you don’t need experience or skill, if you love mountains is enough. Qampa summit offers you a spectacular view of the Vilcanota range, the impressive Ausangate peak.

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Ausangate Climb 6 Days / 5 nights

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    Hotel Accommodation
  • Trek Highest Altitude
    3,762 m / 12,343 ft Max. altitude
  • Hiking Level Peru
    Easy Difficulty

Ausangate is the highest peak in Cusco at 6,384m. it is by far the most well-known big peak for mountaineering in Cusco since the normal route is not so technically difficult but experience is required.

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