Long moraine walk to 4900m with the rest on good snow and ice.Spectacular views of Cayesh,Huanstan and San Juan.

Elevation (feet): 17,474
Elevation (meters): 5,326
Continent: South America
Country: Peru
Range/Region: Peruvian Andes
Latitude: -9.45
Longitude: -77.303333
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Lima
Convenient Center: Huaraz

Thanks to Garrett Dundon and Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

Trip Reports

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

There are 3 trip reports for Maparaju.

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  • Log #19969 - by Lois Lackner on Sep 27, 2006
    It was our first aclimatisation mountain. We were a group of 14 members of the alpinerescue team from Kolbnitz in Austria. It is an easy mountain with a spectacular view on Cayesh and also on...
  • Log #17636 - by Phil Magistro on June 28, 2004
    Nice n easy, terrible weather, decent snow conditions!
  • Log #17637 - by Garrett Dundon on Sep 15, 2002
    Long walk up Quebrada Cayesh to foot of glacier at 4900m and an easy plod to the summit at 5326m.