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   Bolivar Peak

The route to the top of Pico Bolivar is both spectacular in its beauty and challenging in its ruggedness. Following the Humboldt trek, youll ascend "La Ventana" and follow the spine of Sierra Nevada National Park via the "Travesia". Then, you hike over a desert paramo of stone and snow, camping every night on the shores of the biggest glacial lakes of the Venezuelan Andes. With the proper climbing equipment, youll summit Pico Bolivar, a peak of 4.978 meters.

DURATION: 4 days

HIGHLIGHTS:
Hike the highest Venezuelan Peak in the Andean Cordillera, with its 4978 meters
Enjoy the aid of the cable car and ending with an incredible rock climb up to the peak.
Enjoy the impressive landscapes of the Andean Cordillera.

TECHNICAL ASPECTS:
Training level: intermediate. Walks of around 6 - 7 hours daily.
Maximum height: 4.978 meters high.

INCLUDES:
Certified guide guide, All meals during trek, First aid kit, camping and climbing equipment, cable car ride, Permits & Fees for National Park, Radio communications


Itinerary:
Day 1: PEDRO PEÑA CAMP
Early meet at Merida cable car station and enjoy the ride up to La Aguada station at 3450 mts. We continue on foot to pedro pena camp and begin aclimatation walks nearby. (L,D)
Altitude: 3450 mts. Trek distance: Trek duration:

Day 2: BASE CAMP
After breakfast we head back to cable car station and take the ride up to Pico Espejo station at 4765 mts. Begin trek to Base camp and set tents (B,L,D)
Altitude: 4765 mts. Trek distance: Trek duration:2 hours

Day 3: BOLÍVAR PEAK SUMMIT!
After a good night rest and hot breakfast we will start the climb up to Pico Bolivar. On this summit attempt, we will face rock, snow, and glacier, which require some technical support by our expert mountain guide. From the summit, you can capture the splendor of the natural surroundings with your camera. Descend back to base camp and enjoy a hot and well-deserved dinner. (B,L,D)
Altitude: 4985 mts. Trek distance: ...




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Destination: Venezuela
Activity: Hiking



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