Mountaineering – Huayna Potosí 6088

La Paz, Bolivia

Experience Rating

The ascent to Huayna Potosi, is a simple and accessible route, ideal for first-time ice climbing travelers, you can see landscapes from a height of 5000 meters, colorful sunrises and sunsets, traveling to Huayna Potosi is getting lost in the sky by three days.

External and internal thermal protection, gloves, helmet, boots, ice axes, arnez, crampons, sleeping and headlamp.
Private transportation
Breakfast (2)
Lunch (3)
Dinner (2)
Backpack from 60 to 70 liters, headlamp batteries (5 bs to 10 bs), entrance tickets to the refuge 20 bs

Departure Point

Bolivian Green Kitchen, Sagarnaga 315, La Paz, Bolivia

Departure Time

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods.
11/10/2019 - 6/25/2021
Tuesday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 08:30 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Huayna Potosi
On the day of the start of the tour, we have as a meeting point the office 1 of Barro Biking, it will be equipped with the corresponding equipment for the activity and we leave for the base camp of Huayna Potosí, when we arrive we have lunch and after this, we go to the The GLACIAR VIEJO practice area, for acclimatization at the height level, we make ascent and descent in the ice wall, we have a stay time of about 2 hours on the site, then return to the base camp shelter, where we will have dinner and we rest for the next day.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Not Included
 Huayna Potosí Base Camp Shelter
 Lunch  Dinner  
Huayna Potosi
We start the hike in the early hours of the morning, it is approximately 5 hours of walking depending on the rhythm of the group, when we reach the High Rock Field, we have an incredible view of the Cordillera Real, we are arriving at about 5133 m high, after enjoy the landscape, we must rest all afternoon, as we begin the last stretch in the early morning.
Duration: 5 hours 
Admission Ticket Not Included
 Huayna Potosí High Camp Rock Shelter
 Breakfast  Lunch  Dinner  
Huayna Potosi
We start the walk at midnight, this is to arrive at the top with the first rays of the sun, we prepare the necessary equipment and we start the walk in the middle of the night and under the moonlight, the road has an estimated time of 5 hours, as in all the activity, it depends a lot on the rhythm of the group, we have aerial views of the city of La Paz and El Alto, to average 6 in the morning we will reach the top of Huayna Potosi, at this point we have a view in 360 degrees, around us we can see Lake Titicaca, the cities of La Paz and El Alto and the immense Cordillera Real, we have 10 to 30 minutes at the top depending on the climatic situation and the influx of visitors of the day. We begin the descent, making short stops along the way to enjoy the landscape, we stop at the Campo Alto to have a hot soup, after this we take our backpacks and equipment to return to the city of La Paz, averaging 15:00 We are in office 1 of Barro Biking, ending the trip.
Duration: 5 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
  Not Included
 Breakfast  Lunch  
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers

Cancellation policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.Learn more about cancellations.
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