Elevation (feet): 17,913
Elevation (meters): 5,460
Continent: South America
Country: Peru
Range/Region: Peruvian Andes
Latitude: -9.027054
Longitude: -77.576652
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug
Year first climbed: 1954
First successful climber(s): F.Ayres,A.Creswell,R.Irwin,G.Matthews,D.Michael,L.Ortenburger
Nearest major airport: Lima
Convenient Center: Huaraz

Thanks to Roberto Invernizzi for adding this peak.

ENG:nevado Yanapaccha is a peak of Cordillera Blanca/Huandoy massif with a normal route very nice.From Huaraz go to Yungay and take the road to Yanama.The path starts just before Portachuelo de Llanganuco and arrives at base camp near a small lake.From the camp go towards north-east and climb the glacier up to the north-west ridge,then right to the main summit(difficulty PD+).

ESP:el nevado Yanapaccha es un pico de la Cordillera Blanca/macizo del Huandoy con una ruta normal muy hermosa.Desde Huaraz ir a Yungay y tomar la carretera por Yanama.El camino sale poco antes del Portachuelo de Llanganuco y llega al campo base cerca de un pequeño lago.Desde el campamento dirigirse al noreste y escalar el glaciar hasta la arista noroeste,luego a la derecha por la cima principal(dificultad PD+).

Thanks to Roberto Invernizzi for this description.


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