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Base Camp 11 Lago Paron

Caraz I 6025
E Slopes F 2d
Caraz II 6020
SW Face PD 2d
SW Ridge ? 2d
Artesonraju 6025
“All the routes are good value”
*NE Face D 2d
*SE face D 2d
Paron Grande 5600
S Ridge PD 1d
W Face AD 1d
W Ridge AD/D? 1d
Paron Sur 5500
N Ridge PD 1d
Piramide (de Garcilaso) 5885
NW Face D 2d (1d on the face)


Chacraraju 6112
“Possibly the hardest 6000m in the C Blanca and even in the whole Andes”.
Everything seems to be ED1/2
Pisco Oeste 5752
SW Ridge PD
Huandoy Norte 6395
2nd highest peak in the CB
NW Slopes D 2/3d
NW Face D+ 2/3d
Huandoy Oeste 6356
N Face D+ 2/3d
NE Ridge AD- 2/3d
Huandoy Sur 6160
NW Face AD 2/3d

 

Base Camp 12 Q Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz 6259
SW Ridge D+ 2d
Quitaraju 6040
*W Ridge AD 2d “popular, excellent”
*N Face D- 2d “popular, excellent”
Loyacjirka 5600
“Unimportant training peak”
SE Slopes F 2d
Quisuarraju (Arhuaycaca) 5380
*E Slopes F 1d “worthwhile acclimatisation”
Alpamayo 5947
N Ridge D 2d
NE Face D 2d
SW Face “French Direct” D+ 2d
*SW Face “Ferrari” AD+ normal route and VERY busy – possibility of queuing!
Rinrihirca 5810
*E Ridge AD+ 1/2d “good easy route”
S Face D 2d
Curicashajana 5510
*W Face F “good acclimatisation route”
Taulliraju 5830
All routes TD- and above
SSE Ridge TD-
N Face TD-
Millishraju II 5500
W Face PD/AD? 1d
Millishraju I 5510
*Traverse NE and N ridges F- 1d “very worthwhile training climb”
S Ridge PD?
Artesonraju 6025
“All the routes are good value”
N Ridge:NE spur AD+ 2d “disproportionate number of accidents”
*NE Face D 2d
E Ridge D? 2d

Base Camp 13 Q de los Cedros

Milluacocha Central 5480
SE Ridge F 1d
Tayapampa 5675
N Ridge PD? 1d
W Slopes F? 1d
Jancaruish 5601
Not clear from descriptions but they suggest that these routes may be accessible from this valley. “pleasant open routes”
N Ridge PD 1d
E Ridge PD? 1d
SE Face AD? 1d
S Ridge F 1d
Alpamayo 5947
N Ridge D 2d
NE Face D 2d
SW Face “French Direct” D+ 2d
*SW Face “Ferrari” AD+ normal route and VERY busy – possibility of queuing!
Quitaraju 6040
*W Ridge AD 2d “popular, excellent”
*N Face D- 2d “popular, excellent”
Santa Cruz 6259
N Ridge TD
NE Face D+
Santa Cruz Chico (Atuncocha) 5800
NE Face ? 2d