Alpamayo Loop

  • Alpamayo andinismo escala - © By Flickr user Xtremizta
  • Daybreak, Pequeno Alpamayo - © By Flickr user mik.p
  • Alpamayo Cueva - © By Flickr user Xtremizta
  • Alpamayo Trek - © By Flickr user Rick McCharles
  • Alpamayo Piramide Chacraraju - © By Flickr user Sharloch
  • Alpamayo campamento Moraine - © By Flickr user Xtremizta
  • Path leading to fake summit - © By Flickr user mik.p
  • Alpamayo - © By Flickr user Cesarin_Peru
  • Alpamayo - © By Flickr user RastaChango
  • Alpamayo Jancaruris - © By Flickr user highpeaksperu
  • Pequeno Alpamayo - © By Flickr user mik.p
  • Pequeno Alpamayo - © By Flickr user mik.p
  • Alpamayo Trek 2004 - © By Flickr user Rick McCharles

Key information: Alpamayo Loop

  • A fine trek in glorious landscape in this high, glaciated range.
  • Cross high passes between deep valleys with their remote farming communities.
  • Revel in snowy peaks, bright lakes and areas of grassland.
  • This is a tough walk in high, remote mountains, on which you will have to be self sufficient and where altitude can cause real problems. Come prepared.

Walkopedia rating

  • Walkopedia rating87
  • Beauty36
  • Natural interest15
  • Human interest8
  • Charisma32
  • Negative points4
  • Total rating87
  • Note: Neg: altitude.

Vital Statistics

  • Length: 140km
  • 10 days
  • Maximum Altitude: 4,850m
  • Level of Difficulty: Difficult

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Pequeno Alpamayo - © By Flickr user mik.p
Alpamayo Cueva - ©By Flickr user Xtremizta

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Alpamayo Trek - ©By Flickr user Rick McCharles...
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