Logo Scheler Artizon TrekRuta de escalada al Nevado Ishinca






Climbing Maparaju

Climbing Huapi

Climbing Vallunaraju

Climbing Ishinca

Climbing Urus

Climbing Vicos

Climbing Pisco

Climbing Tocllaraju

Climbing Ranrapalca

Climbing Copa

Climbing Chopicalqui

Climbing Huascarán

Scheler Artizon Español Información del programa Scheler Artizon English
Duration of the program:
03 days.
Type of circuit:
Climbing - adventure - scenic - landscape.


5530 m. (18143 ft).




Huaraz - Callejón de Huaylas - Cordillera Blanca. Ishinca Valley (NorthWest) - Cojup (SouthWest).
Chinchey - Cordillera Blanca
9° 23′34″S 77° 24′24″W.

Approach path:


Huaraz - Pashpa Town - Ishinca Valley - Yanaraju Valley.

First ascent:



The first ascent was on May 12, 1954, by P. Baltazar, C. Fernández, C. Morales, M. Romero and F. Suazo.
Escalation path:
Normal Route SW. Ishinca Valley
Minimum altitude:
Pashpa Town 3400 m.
Maximum altitude:

Ishinca Summit 5530 m.

Degree of difficulty:
Easy (xx).
April to October.
Cold, dry and temperate.

Group size:


From 01 to more people in a group, more than 15 people, the group is divided.
Fixed departures:
April/October 2013
Program code:
  • MAP



The snowy Ishinca 5530 m. Chinchey Massif belongs to, at the end of the Quebrada Ishinca, between two spectacular and gigantic mountains the Ranrapalca and Palcaraju. Perhaps this mountain is somewhat shy among such high company, but no slouch in beauty and difficulty.

The Ishinca is a "classic mountain acclimatization" and behold a great panoramic view, since its normal route achieves a good height in a short time, through a simple route, also contains difficult ice routes for different faces.


The first ascent was on May 12, 1954, by P. Baltazar, C. Fernández, C. Morales, M. Romero and F. Suazo. The approach was for the Ishinca Valley and Yanaraju Valley. Ascension by SW Glacier and SW ridge.

In 1964, J. Fonrouge, W. Lindauer, H. Salger, H. Schmidbauer, U. Staudacher. They climbed the West Face.

The June 13, 1965, W. Bassett, J. Hough, C. Satterfield, S. Turner. Ishinca ascend the stream, the NE ridge.

On July 29, 1965, K. Baker, G. Holdsworth, L. Irwin, J. Ricker, ascend the valley Cojup the hill of the West Palcaraju with Ishinca and then the NE ridge.




Scheler Torres Agama

Peruvian Official Tour Guide

Peruvian Official Trekking Guide









Day 1: Huaraz - Pashpa Town 3400 m. - Ishinca Base Camp 4350 m. Walk approximately 5 to 6 hours.

Day 2: Ishinca Base Camp 4350 m. - Ishinca Summit 5530 m. - Base Camp 4350 m. Walk approximately 9 to 12 hours.


Day 3: Ishinca Base Camp 4350 m. - Pashpa Town - Huaraz.Walk approximately 4 to 5 hours.





The route is a model to follow, however, situations such as natural disasters, climate change, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, demonstrations, changes in the regulations of the Government or another drawback of force majeure, this program can vary.

The programs of tours, trekking and climbing are made according to our experience of work.

Ruta al Valle de Ishinca
Circuito Paltay Ishinca
Valle de Ishinca Campo Base 4350 m.
Ascenso al Nevado Ishinca
Nevado Ishinca 5350 m.




  • Briefing with the guide the day before the climb.
  • Qualified professional mountain guide (Spanish, English, Italian, French, etc ...).

  • Assistant guide more than 4 people.

  • High Mountain Porters.

  • Cook.

  • Assistant cook more than 6 people.

  • Donkey drivers, donkeys (15 to 20 kilos per person, baggage and personal clothing). More than 05 people emergency horse.

  • Transfer from Huaraz to different start and end points of the Climbing in private transport.

  • Mountain camping tent (03 squares are for the use of 02 people).

  • Mattress.

  • Kitchen tent, dining tent at base camp.

  • Toilet tent at base camp.

  • All cooking equipment, plates, cups, utensils etc.

  • Tables, chairs, lamps in base camp.

  • All meals during the climb (vegetarian option). Breakfast, pick nicks, lunch and dinner.

  • First aid kit.

  • Radio Communicator and cellular (coverage areas).

  • Permanent and personalized assistance from our Travel "Scheler Artizon Trek EIRL ". Complete pre-departure, extension services or others themes

  • Trekking acclimation Churup Lake, 69, Llaca, Ahuac Wilcahuain - Monterey, Cordillera Negra - Wilcacocha Lake, Uruscocha, Portachuelo - Llanganuco Valley, Viewpoint Rataquenua - Pucaventana.

  • Entrance to the Huascaran National Park - Cordillera Blanca.

  • Collective mountain equipment for climbing Ishinca Mountain (ropes, stakes, screws, slings, tapes, etc.).

  • Map courtesy of the Cordillera Blanca and Huayhuash.

  • Hotel nights in Lima and Huaraz according to the program, in rooms (single, double or triple) with private bath, Tv., cable and Breakfast.

  • Assistance, pickup and transfers from the Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima, by our staff.

  • Bus tickets Lima - Huaraz - Lima, special service, via Movil Tours www.moviltours.com.pe

Ascenso al Nevado Ishinca
Nevados Ranrapalca - Ishinca
Vista desde la cumbre del nevado Ishinca
Nevado Tocllaraju visto desde el Campo Base




Clothing and Equipment Recommended

- 2 pairs of socks interior polypropylene.
- 2 pairs of thick socks cotton.
- 1 pair of hiking boots or shoes for the approximations.
- 1 pair of gaiters.

- 1 Pants interior fine synthetic.
- 1 coat pants.
- 1 Pants goretex or waterproof.
- 1 Pants long and comfortable for walking.

- 2 sweatshirts synthetic interior
- 1 Polar fleece
- 1 Fleece jacket or similar
- 1 Rain jacket or goretex.
- 1 Down jacket

- Sunhat.
- Hat coat.
- Balaclava.
- Buff or scarf.
- 1 Pair of sunglasses 100% UV.
- 1 Ski goggles or blizzards.


- 2 pairs of gloves interior fine.
- 1 Pair of warm gloves in waterproof or goretex.















Equipment rental:
Rental price in U.S. $ (U.S. Dollars) per day.

- Personal tent (2 places) for rent: $ 5.00.
- Sleeping bag, for rent: $ 3.00.
- Simple mat, for rent: 1.00 us$.
- Inflatable mat, for rent: $ 3.00.
- Backpack (small 40 litres), for rent: $ 2.00.
- Backpack (large 70 litre), for rent: $ 5.00.

- MSR Multifuel stove, for rent: $ 3.00.

Expedition material
- Books, maps, Mp3 (optional).
- Camera, binoculars, batteries.
- Sunscreen (SPF 30-45).
- Sun lips (SPF 30-45).
- Insect repellent.
- Water bottle (at least 1 lt) with or without thermal liner. Camelbak.
- Insulating mattress (neoprene).
- Duct tape
- Toiletries bag.
- First aid kit for personal use.
- Headlamp with spare batteries.
- A 1 lt stainless steel thermos. with or without thermal cover (insulation).
- 1 Synthetic or down sleeping bag (- 10° C / - 15° C approximately).


Technical team
- Travel bag or backpack expedition for transportation of loads on donkeys.
- A backpack of at least 70 liters with pick holder and a place to fix the crampons. For the portaging of Base Camp to the High Camp I.
- A small and comfortable backpack of 40 lts.
- 1 Pair of double mountaineering boots (plastic outer) and temperature (- 15° C / - 20° C approximately).
- 1 Pair of semi-automatic or automatic crampons.
- 1 Pair of adjustable trekking poles (telescopic).
- 1 Pair of technical ice axes for technical mountain.
-  Harness, carabiners: safe and simple, 1 eight or descenders, line, tape.
- 1 Climbing helmet.
- Stakes, bolts of ice, yumars, etc.
- At least 60 mts ropes.




- Down jacket, for rent: $ 3.00.
- Crampons, for rent: $ 3.00.
- Plastic mountaineering boots, for rent: $ 3.00.
- Harness, for rent: $ 3.00.
- Technical ice axe (pair), for rent: $ 5.00.
- Climbing helmet, for rent: $ 2.00.
- Gaiters or leggings, for rent: $ 2.00.


  • Extra services not mentioned in the itinerary.

  • Air flights from your country round-trip.

  • Extra nights of hotel in different cities during his stays.

  • Drinks and food in the cities of Lima, Huaraz, or another city during your stay.

  • Taxi, laundry, telephone calls, etc.

  • Extra days for delayed departures or arrivals anticipated.

  • TUUA taxes at the Jorge Chávez International Airport in Lima: US $8.72 Domestic Flights, (S /. 23.54) - international flights US $30.74 (S /. 83.00) - departures flights aerodrome of Nazca USD 7.50 (S /. 21.00) per person.

  • The TUUA is the rate of use of airport and is included in the ticket only for some destinations. Taxes are determined by the Peruvian Government and are subject to change without notice.

  • Additional expenses which may arise in various situations, contingencies, such as natural disasters, climate change, landslides of land, political unrest, strikes, demonstrations, changes in the regulations of the government, etc.

  • Rescue, repatriation, medications, medical tests and hospitalization costs.

  • Medical insurance, travel, evacuation, rescue and emergency if necessary. (We can manage it).

  • Rental of equipment for trekking or mountain.

  • Excludes the first breakfast, lunch and the last dinner on the routes of trekking and climbing.

  • Excludes tips.

  • Minimum of persons in Group 3.

  • Departures in private on other dates from 1 or 2 people.


  • Your early booking you will receive a discount of 10% (5 months minimum before dispatch).

  • Equipment for trekking and climbing that cannot bring, can rent it here in Huaraz. Scheler Artizon Trek EIRL offers rent of personal equipment for customers, taking into account the load limited with their airline tickets or who do not wish to purchase expensive equipment for the expedition.

  • Bus service from the city of Lima - Huaraz - Lima, economic service, special service, via MOVIL TOURS www.moviltours.com.pe

  • Bus service from the city of Lima - Huaraz - Lima, service special, via the CRUZ DEL SUR www.cruzdelsur.com.pe

  • Airplane service from the city of Lima - Huaraz - Lima, via LC PERU www.lcperu.pe

  • Airplane service from the city of Lima to any other city in Peru, via STAR PERU www.starperu.com

  • Airplane service from the city of Lima to any other city in Peru, via PERUVIAN AIRLINES www.peruvian.pe

  • Airplane service from the city of Lima to any other city in the Peru and South America via LAN PERU - LAN AIRLINES www.lan.com

  • Service of Hotel in Huaraz, HOTEL SAN SEBASTIAN *** HUARAZ.

  • We also provide services of tours, hotel, transport, etc. in all Peru. Check our programs: scheler_artizon@hotmail.com, info@schelerhuayhuashtrek.com, info@trekkinghuayhuashperu.com.



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