This summit of 5648m located in the south of the Cordillera Real is made up of 3 peaks which represent a Condor (the head of the Condor and its 2 adjacent peaks: the Right Wing and the Left Wing). It has 150 meters of ice corridor inclined at 60º / 65º, which leads to the summit ridge. His ascent is technical and demanding (D / III). For experienced mountaineers looking for a sporty, aerial and aesthetic climb. A real treat !
3 days on the spot.
IFMGA english speaking guide (subject to availibity)
5.648 m asl
From May to October
– An aerial and sporty ascent with lot of sensations in a unique landscape.
– A summit ridge very narrow and aerial at will.
breakfast, lunch, diner
Ascent technical and demanding (D/III). Departure in the night (around 1 am). Long and demanding progression on the moraine, then on very a steep scree to a pass at 5200 m.a.s.l./17060 feet of altitude, just below the glacier. Climb on a fairly steep slope to a plateau below the Head of the Condor (5460 m.a.s.l./17913 feet) Ascent through a very steep couloir until the summit ridge (60º). 7 to 8 hours of ascent from base camp. Descent to the Chiarkhota Lake in the afternoon (about 4 hours)
Special information :
Change in elevation: +1000 m/-1000m