Ice climbing is a Fullday tour. It is at the base of mountain Huayna Potosi 6088m. Huayna Potosi 6088m is Bolivia ’s most popular major peak in the Cordillera Real. Located at just 25 km from the city of La Paz, Huayna Potosi is known for its ease of access and imposing beauty as well as the fact that it is 88 meters over the magic 6000 meter figure.
Ice climbing Fullday tour is done at 4850 meters high, at the base of the mountain called (Old Glacier).
This tour is for who has just a day and would like to try mountaineering to enjoy an afternoon of ice climbing, walking on the glacier and breathtaking view of landscape.
Ice Climbing at glacier of Huayna Potosi is physically demanding.
For that reason is recommended for who will do ice climbing. Has a good fitness, becasuse it will make you enjoy the day.
As this activity is during the day, the temperaturas is around + or – 0 degrees. Depending the weather.
Best season for ice climbing
The best season to do ice climbing is between May and November, as this is the dry season in Bolivia, and will ensure optimal climbing conditions.
As it is at the base of the mountain, it is done all year round. including the rainy season (choosing the best days to have good view).
In ice climbing fullday tour, Once arrived at the glacier, a short hike is done on ice, using all the mountaineering equipment. then we go to the part, where there are ice walls to do a 90 degree climb. on ice walls of 10 meters high.
An afternoon of basic mountaineering technique practice and ice climbing on the glacier at the base of the mountain.
Huayna Potosi `s Glacier Route 1 day version