Huantsan is the second highest mountain in the Cordillera Blanca, an honor that it shares with Huandoy. It is the nearest high peak to the city of Huaraz, which serves as the Cordillera Blanca's climbing center. Huantsan's summit is only fourteen miles east of downtown. Despite the ease of approach, however, Huantsan is a steep, rugged mountain, and its normal ascent is for serious technical climbers only.
|Difficulty:||Basic Snow/Ice Climb|
|Best months for climbing:||May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep|
|Year first climbed:||1952|
|First successful climber(s):||T. de Booy, K. Eggeler, L. Terray|
|Nearest major airport:||Lima, Peru|
|Convenient Center:||Huar?z, Peru|
NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
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- Log #2989 - by Grega LACEN on June 10, 2004Grega Lacen, Matej Flis and Iztok Mihev all from Slovenia. We climbed the north face of Hunatsan. It was difficult ice and rock climbing. We stayed in face for two days and than we descente down...