Condoriri - Zongo

Photo Author: Albert Backer

The Condoriri is

a snowy mountain that is part of the Cordillera Real, has an altitude of 5648 meters above sea level.

This mountain is in the Department of La Paz, 70 kilometers from the City of La Paz. The name Condoriri refers to the snow has the appearance of a condor, (It is noteworthy to mention that the most popular peak is the head of condor) with both wings extended to the right and left.The waters of the Condoriri feed the Laguna Tuni Condoriri, a beautiful place in the Andes, (Many travelers mention that this place is a paradise), a particular area away from the noise of the city.

When you travel around La Paz, you will have the chance to see a very beautiful mountain formation

This place is characterized by having several excellent peaks for mountaineering. The alpinist can practice a variety of techniques in mountaineering, from classic rock to alpine ice, and from simple expedition to the summits to alpine style climbs via several gullies, faces and slopes. Moreover, there are several other mountains to be climbed in the area, making it a Chamonix or a Zermat in South America and making worth a visit.

 

The principal summit of this massif is the CABEZA DE CONDOR (condor’s head) which present a normal route, fairly easy but tiring. It has a drop of 1000 m.

 

And it will be able to climb in 1 or 2 days, we will start at the base camp.

The other peaks will be able to climb easily in 1 day, but they are esthetic, the best of all being the PEQUEÑO ALPAMAYO.

The peak PEQUEÑA ILUSION (5400 meter above sea level.) it allows an excellent opening to the andinismo in Bolivia.


 


CLIMB TO PEQUEÑA ILUSION

Dificult:   ­­­ ─  Duration:  days  night


  • 1st Day: CONDORIRI´S BASE CAMP departure from La Paz city by car to Tuni – Condoriri lagoon (2 hours trip; 40 km) Trek about 3 hours to get to the Camp.
  • 2nd Day: CLIMB TO PEQUEÑA ILUSION + RETURN TO LA PAZ CITY.

CLIMBING THE CONDOR Cabeza OR PEQUEÑO ALPAMAYO

 Dificult:   ­­­ ─  Duration:  days nights


  • 1st Day: CONDORIRI´S BASE CAMP departure from La Paz city by car to Tuni – Condoriri lagoon (2 hours; 40 km). Trek about 3 hours to get the camp.
  • 2nd Day: CLIMB TO CABEZA DE CONDOR OR CIRCUIT  PEQUEÑO  ALPAMAYO.
  • 3rd Day: RETURN TO LA PAZ CITY.

COMPLETE MOUNTAIN EXPEDITION

Dificult:   ­­­ ─  Duration:  days  nights


  • 1st Day: CONDORIRI´S BASE CAMP departure from La Paz by car to Tuni Condoriri (2 hours; 40 km from La Paz city) Trek about 3 hours to get to the Camp.
  • 2nd Day: TREKING TO APACHETA (5200 meter above sea level)
  • 3rd Day : BIG CIRCUITE TO PEQUEÑO ALPAMAYO climb to the important summits about 5200 meter above sea level. Until 5350 meter above sea level.
  • 4th Day: CLIMB TO CABEZA DEL CONDOR.
  • 5th Day: RETURN TO LA PAZ CITY BY CAR.



 INCLUDE:
  • Mountain equipment. 😎
  • Tent. 🏕
  • Local guide or bilingual. 🕺 
  • Transport. 🚍 
  • Food during the tour. 🥗

DOES NOT INCLUDE:
  • Sleeping bag (-10)
  • Back pack (60 lts.)
  • Jacket and polar pants.
  • Batteries.

 


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