Piramide Blanca

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This peak is one of the 13 peaks over the 5,000 m (16,400 ft) in the Condoriri group. Base camp is on Laguna Khota which can be reached in a 3-hour hike from Laguna Tuni, the last place where you can take a car. The normal route follows the same approach you would use for Pequeno Alpamayo until the glacier. On the glacier stay on the left of the mountain till you reach a small plateau and then a short rock scramble (5.3) leads you to the top. The climb is usually classified as PD with snow up to 40 degrees.

Elevation (feet): 17,159
Elevation (meters): 5,230
Continent: South America
Country: Bolivia
Range/Region: Bolivian Andes
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul
Year first climbed: 1964
First successful climber(s): Yugoslavian Team
Nearest major airport: La Paz
Convenient Center: La Paz

Thanks to Daniele C. Struppa for adding this peak.

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Trip Reports

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There are 3 trip reports for Piramide Blanca.

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  • Log #17146 - by karsten delap on Aug 02, 2004
    Went around the left side on a 2 foot wide patch of 55 degree neve. little scary Mark had me though! Nice catch on the way down too Mark!
  • Log #17147 - by Emmanuelle et Thomas Spadone on June 04, 2004
    It does not look so great from the base camp, but the route is varied, mainly at the end. We went to the summit turning around from the left to the right, the final is then with great views on the...
  • Log #17148 - by Daniele and Alessandro Struppa on Apr 27, 2002
    A beautiful warm-up climb in the Condoriri area. From the summit there is a beautiful view of all the region, including Pequeno Alpamayo, Huallomen, and Tarija. On the other side, beautiful view of...