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)

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

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.