Elevation (feet): 17,438
Elevation (meters): 5,315
Continent: South America
Country: Peru
Range/Region: Peruvian Andes
Latitude: -9.29177
Longitude: -77.485844
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Year first climbed: 1952
First successful climber(s): A.Morales,A.Gamarra,J.Mariategui,J.Torres,J.Vidal
Nearest major airport: Lima
Convenient Center: Huaraz

Thanks to Roberto Invernizzi for adding this peak.

ENG:small peak of Cordillera Blanca/Copa massif,nevado Vicos(or Paccharuri)offers an easy climb ideal for altitude acclimatization,which starts from Vicos village 30km from Huaraz.From the top fantastic view of nevado Copa south side.

ESP:pequeño pico de la Cordillera Blanca/macizo del Copa,el nevado Vicos ofrece una ruta fàcil perfecta por aclimatarse,que empeza desde el pueblo de Vicos que està a 30km de Huaraz.Magnifica vista,desde la cumbre,sobre el vertiente sur del nevado Copa.

Thanks to Roberto Invernizzi for this description.


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