An ice fluted pyramid most commonly accessed from Quebrada Ishinca. Standard route is NW ridge, recommended for descent.
|Best months for climbing:||Jun, Jul, Aug|
|Year first climbed:||1939|
|First successful climber(s):||Brectht, Schweizer|
|Nearest major airport:||Lima|
NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
There are 14 trip reports for Tocllaraju.
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- Log #22149 - by Silvia Mazzani on Mar 19, 2011Extraordinary technical ice climbing
- Log #13087 - by Hausegger Klaus (sen. and jun.) on Aug 15, 2004Were able to climb the top under ideal conditions. No wind, not cold, perfect snow and ice conditions. Reached the summit at 7:15 in the morning after leaving the high camp at 2:30. Great mountain!
- Log #13088 - by Matt Deming on Aug 14, 2004The weather in the Blancas has really been odd this year, very wet and unpredictable. Summit success on many of the 6000-meter peaks has been low, the main reasons for failure being deep snow and...
- Log #13090 - by Frank Konsella on Mar 06, 2004FOLLOWED THE LEAD OF THE VAIL SUMMIT PARTY 2 DAYS EARLIER. CLIMBING IN FOG THE WHOLE WAY. TURNED BACK AT THE SUMMIT PITCH- MY PARTNER WAS STRUGGLING WITH THE ALTITUDE, THE FOG, THE PITCH WAS ROTTEN...
- Log #13091 - by Dan W. Bench on Jan 20, 2004Tough going last few hundred feet Could hardly stick on.
- Log #13092 - by
Thomas Schleidl on Oct 10, 2003A fine climb - nobody except my friend and me on the mountain that day! Unfortunately we reached the summit in clouds.
- Log #13093 - by Julio Del Pozo on Aug 27, 2003We climbed this beautiful mountain on 9-18-03. We started at 1:00 AM in the summit by 8:30 AM. The advance base camp was uncomfortable due so strong windS. Several parties bailed out due wind and...
- Log #13094 - by adam bartlett on June 03, 2003Christian Waszak and I summited at 12:20PM. We summited with six inches of fress. There was around three feet of snow at the top. All the other parties bailled the day before.
- Log #13095 - by Allen Webb on Sep 05, 2002Spectacular. The last 200 yards were highly exposed. All of us got to the start of this, Alan Pennington, Dave Holmberg, Steve Dixon and Allen Webb. Steve is the only one who actually set foot on the...
- Log #13096 - by Edwin Lautner on Aug 20, 2002Together with: Franz Bucher, Erich Mueller, Peter Schwarhofer, Helmut Starchel, Ber Zedrosser, Franz Ziegerhofer and peruvian friends Máximo and Creo.
- Log #13097 - by Dale W. Cottam on Apr 02, 2002100 MPH winds kept many parties off of the summit the day before we tried. We left at midnight to take advantage of a break in the wind. Just as we summited the wind picked up and the clouds rolled...
- Log #13099 - by Adrian Attinger on Aug 06, 2001Climbed west face on Juli 30th. It is more technical and interesting to climb this route than the standard route. Good climbing conditions; in the wall we had the choice between hard ice and soft...
- Log #13103 - by Roland Haas on Nov 05, 2000What a wonderful peak! The whole party (12) made it to the top, thanks to the perfekt work of mountain-guide Juventino from Huaraz and Hans Turnher (Austrian guide). Thanks also to the BERGSPECHTE...
- Log #13104 - by Daniel Thauvette on July 17, 2000Very esthetic climb. Easy access to a 6000. Basic ice climbimg techniques required for bergshund and summit ridge (80m. 70-80 degree)