Llaca Lake & Ranrapalca Glacier

Llaca Lake & Ranrapalca Glacier
Duration: 01 day
Start: Around Llaca lake
Finish: Llaca
Maximal elevation:4 500masl
Highest Camp Site:non
Season recommended: May to October
Difficulty: Moderate
Llaca Lake - Ranrapalca Glacier 1Description:

Located 27 km to the east of Huaraz, this beautiful glacial lake lies at the foot of the snow-covered Ranrapalca. A beautiful trip with spectacular vertical rock walls on each sides of the Llaca valley, popular for rock climbing.
After driver us at the bottom of the valley, we stagger up the treacherous moraine to the Llaca Lake (4 474masl) where we will make a short hike around the face of the glacier coming from the enormous Ranrapalca Mountain. This is an easier option for a hike day and perfect place for acclimatization

Llaca Lake - Ranrapalca Glacier 5Day 1- Huaraz – Llaca –Ranrapalca glacier

We leave from Huaraz at 06:30 a.m in our car . After a 01 hour and half we will arriving to Llaca lake from where we will start our hiking.

At afternoon back to Huaraz.

Note: Minimum 2 hikers.


– Trekking guide (Speaking english and spanish)
– first aid Kit
Llaca Lake - Ranrapalca Glacier 2
– Entrance fees to the Huascaran National Park


– Meal and beverages during the stay in Huaraz
– Extra days
– Personal clothes and personal gear during the trekking (goretex-trousers, jacket, gloves, cap)
– Sleeping-bag (-14C)

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