Ishinca

Is a good peak to start climbing in the Cordillera Blanca.. is not so dificult but a little bit long

Elevation (feet): 18,143
Elevation (meters): 5,530
Continent: South America
Country: Peru
Range/Region: Peruvian Andes
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: May, Jun, Jul, Aug
Nearest major airport: Lima
Convenient Center: Huaraz

Thanks to Andres Bernal Bonilla for adding this peak.

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Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 8 trip reports for Ishinca.

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  • Log #20500 - by Jeremy Aschenbach on Nov 23, 2006
    pretty easy, great views. Had a blast!
  • Log #16495 - by matthias on June 13, 2004
    very nice...in 3 hours and 45 min. from the basecamp to the summit. wonderful.
  • Log #16496 - by Steve Hysko on May 08, 2004
    A beautiful day, hit the peak in about 4 hours from a high camp on the morraine. Beautiful ice cave on the SW route. Was with Chris Ruby, Mike Thrift, Bob Guthrie, David Feese and Julio tagged along...
  • Log #16497 - by Guy JADOT on Jan 15, 2004
    Sommet atteint par plusieurs membres du CAB hainaut,exellentes conditions, crevase sommitale et pont de neige praticable.Super !
  • Log #16499 - by Kjetil Kjernsmo on Sep 20, 2002
    Unfortunately, I didn't summit, even if this is one of the easiest peaks I've tried. The problem was really a guidebook. There is a Spanish-language guidebook which is readily available in bookshops...
  • Log #16500 - by Michel Raîche on Apr 12, 2002
    magnifique sommet d'acclimatation en vue du Huascaran, longue marche d'approche, dodo facile au refuge Ishinca, accessible via le petit village de Collon (env. 1h. en véhicule de Huaraz)
  • Log #16501 - by Martin Lascano on Mar 07, 2002
    Ascensión de baja dificultad, desde el campo 1 a la cumbre tardamos 3 hs.
  • Log #16502 - by Martin Lascano on Mar 07, 2002
    Tardamos 2hs. desde el campo 1 a la cumbre. No tiene ninguna dificultad