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Huayna Potosi, La Paz

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Soaring over the highest capital city in the world, Huayna Potosi offers a challenging hike up a scenic, snow-covered mountain. An adventure for even the most experienced of climbers, the route typically begins with a 4x4 ride to the base camp, followed by a long hike to another camp located on the snow line. From here, the summit is reached on a hike up the glacier, with most people doing this stretch in 6-8 hours. It isn't usual for people to complete the entire climb in a day, but it has been done before. Check weather conditions before traveling and heed the advice of experts at each camp. To visit Huayna Potosi on your trip to La Paz, use our La Paz travel itinerary planner.
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  • Excellent service! Safety first, delicious meals, caring, friendly guides! Highly recommended! Great equipment.  more »
  • We went in October 2016 with a small local agency and really enjoyed the tour. We went with the best guide I could ever have asked for. It was Alex from Andean Asecents Alex organized everything perfe...  more »
  • Everything perfect, amazing place ... beautiful landscapes, the way of the mountain you see several lagoons, all too perfect, I advise you to go, it's worth, the altitude weighs a little, that's all that medicine can't fix!
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