La Paz

Nevado Illampu – La Paz

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Bring changes of light and warm clothing; polarized glasses, hats of the wide, sunscreen (UVF. + 60) first aid kit (antispasmodic and antihistamine) e waterproof rainwear.

 

Tourist activities

Mountain tourism, Adventure, natural and recreational; mountain bike, rock climbing and snow.

Description

Nevado Illampu – La Paz

He snow Illampu is one of those solid more representative of the Cordillera Real; is pyramidal in shape and has four peaks: Illampu I at a height of 6368 m.a.s.l., Illampu II to 6344 m.a.s.l., IIlampu III peak North to 6060 m.a.s.l.. and peak Schulze at 5943 m.a.s.l.. Is located in the population of Sorata that is characterized by having a climate cold, the landscape is constituted by eternal snowy summits. According to the worldview of the peoples originating Andean the snowy IlIampu, is one of those gods greatest, called "Kun Tixi Wiracocha", or the "maker of the waters", the constructor of the world and life saver, i.e. the Andean Olimpo.

 

Access to this destination have different degrees of difficulty, Depending on the tourists and climbers depending on their objectives, skills, tools and resources. The easiest route runs by the southwest side, classified as AD (Route that presents parties with outstanding snow of up to 65 °). This route is starts at the camp base located on the side North of the solid. It is usually used by novice climbers. Another way is the "route of the Germans" located on the southwest side. There is an access located on the South side. To these two latest way is accessed by the side West of the solid and are routes of greater difficulty. For the rise is necessary to count with team special taking the precautions appropriate. Visit season takes place between the months of May to October. More frequent in the snowy activities include adventure tourism; mountain climbing, rock climbing and snow, trekking, mountain biking and nature tourism; observation of landscape and photography.

 

SELF-GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT OF PEACE
MINISTRY OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND INDUSTRIAL PROCESSING
DIRECTORATE OF CULTURE AND TOURISM
TOURISM UNIT

 

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