Huayna Potosi – 3 days

3 Days

Huayna Potosi, often dubbed the “easiest 6000,” stands prominently in the Cordillera Real, just a brief 2-hour drive from La Paz. With diverse ascent options, including the favored normal route and more demanding choices like the French route and the formidable West face, this mountain accommodates climbers of all skill levels. The normal route beckons global adventurers, promising an exhilarating climb amidst stunning Andean panoramas. For those seeking heightened technical challenges, the French route adds complexity, while the West face demands advanced skills. Huayna Potosi assures an unforgettable climbing experience, seamlessly blending adventure with awe-inspiring Andean vistas.

  • English/Spanish
  • La Paz
  • Private vehicle
  • Brakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • 6,090 m.a.s.l.


Embark on a two-day Huayna Potosi adventure, departing the city for Milluni and the mountain base camp. Enjoy a hearty lunch before gearing up for the climb to the high camp. Free time in the afternoon precedes an early bedtime at 7:00 pm.

Next day rise at midnight, fuel up with breakfast, and prepare for a 6 to 7-hour ascent to Huayna Potosi’s summit. After conquering the peak, return to the high camp for a meal and rest before descending to the base camp. Our transport awaits, marking the end of this exhilarating two-day mountain conquest.


  • previous acclimatization neccesary
  • Moderate physical condition is neccesary
  • Best Season to climb is from May to October


Departing from the city, we head to the base camp of Huayna Potosi, where lunch awaits. Afterward, we gear up for a brief hike to the old glacier, engaging in fundamental practices for the proper use of mountain equipment. Returning to base camp in the afternoon, we'll spend the night in the refuge.

Following breakfast, we'll ready our gear for the ascent to the high camp, a roughly 2-hour hike. Upon reaching the high camp, we'll enjoy lunch and have the afternoon at leisure until sunset and dinner. To ensure an early start the next day, we'll retire around 7:00 pm.

We'll rise early at midnight, enjoy a hearty breakfast, and prepare our mountain gear for a challenging day ahead. The ascent from the high camp to the summit will span 6 to 7 hours. Following our successful climb, we'll return to the high camp for a meal and some rest before descending to the base camp. Our transportation will be ready to take us back to the city, concluding this thrilling two-day adventure.



  • Private transportation
  • Mountain Guide
  • Food
  • Cook
  • Camping equipment
  • Technical equipment


  • Sleeping bag.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Other material for personal use.