Highlights of the Cordillera Blanca. The highest tropical mountain range in the world, the Cordillera Blanca is part of the spectacular Andes that form the spine of South America. A mecca for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts, the region boasts over 50 peaks that exceed 15,000 feet, 700 glaciers and 300 lakes.
La Cordillera Blanca is one of the best and unexplored mountain ski areas in Peru, with a wide winter season and magnificent snow.
The great variety of places, orientations and inclinations allow the practice of skiing in the tropical climate. Skiing in the middle of the great mountains, such as Copa and Huascaran make it unique.
FULL DAY SKI IN MT. CAULLARAJU (5,681 M / 18,641 FT.)
Caullaraju. An extensive group of peaks in the far southern Cordillera Blanca. The Caullaraju massif has four main summits and many minor ones. It’s the first massif you see as you drive from Lima up into the mountains towards Huaraz. is one of the peaks little frequented, but it has one of the best glaciers for skiing.
From the city of Huaraz it is possible to reach its summit in one day, but it is necessary to be acclimatized and in good physical condition.
SEASON: December to June
DIFFICULTY: FACILE(easy): Straightforward, possibly a glacial approach, snow and ice will often be at an easy angle.
SET CAMPS: Optional Base Camp