Alpamayo Loop

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

This walk description page is at an early stage of development, and will be expanded over time. Your comments on this walk, your experiences and tips, and your photos are very welcome.

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Alpamayo Loop: Pequeno Alpamayo - © By Flickr user mik.p
Alpamayo Loop: Daybreak, Pequeno Alpamayo - ©By Flickr user mik.p
Alpamayo Loop: Alpamayo Cueva - ©By Flickr user Xtremizta

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