Travel Blogs from Huayna Potosi, Bolivia

Sort by Newest Best first

We climbed one of Bolivia's 6000er!!!, Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

We climbed one of Bolivia's 6000er!!!

A travel blog entry by barbieandken

2
7

We climbed one of Bolivia's 6000er, the Huayna Potosi (6.088m, 19.974ft). In the morning of the 3. day of our climbing tour we reached the summit of the Huayna Potosi at 6:43. To climb up to the summit we had to get up at midnight (after a aweful ...

Near death experience on Huayna Potosi, Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Near death experience on Huayna Potosi

A travel blog entry by jonclark2000

1

Next day it was back to La Paz for a day of rest and a search around the agencies to find a company to climb Huayna Potosi with. At 6088m (20000ft) this was meant to be one of the best mountains in the world for a beginner to climb. After spending the ...

The hardest thing we've ever done!, Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

The hardest thing we've ever done!

A travel blog entry by dave-mcgowan

1

So, in a moment of possible collective insanity, we'd booked to climg the 6,088m high Huayna Potosi, a mountain higher than anything in Europe, Africa, Australasia, and Antarctica. In case you were wondering, that’s really high. I probably ...

6088 metrow, no air and very, very cold, Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

6088 metrow, no air and very, very cold

A travel blog entry by camer

17

Tym razem zaszalalem i wykupilem 'tour' w agencji. Kosztowalo mnie to chyba 700 bolivianos czy cos niecale 100 euro. W tym mielismy podwozke, przewodnika, ciuchy i nocleg w schronisku (ktory chyba jest za darmo zreszta). Gora polozona jest rzut beretem ...

Top of the Heap, Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Top of the Heap

A travel blog entry by kevinwalls

30

05-10-23 Feeling a little worse for wear I headed off on my 3 day climb of Huanya Potosi. Maybe it was the spiked drinks from the night before. Victems often claim that Rawhypnol cuts the arse off you. But I´d paid my money so I was going to give the ...

Huayna Potosi, Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Huayna Potosi

A travel blog entry by nycos

2
10

Je rencontre mon guide, Teo,  devant l agence et fait mon sac avec l equipement de l agence, piolet, crampons, sur-pantalon, veste et c est partit en voiture. On s arrete faire des courses pour les 3 jours de bouffe et j achete du chocolat et des ...

Huayna Potosí...6088m of Pain., Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Huayna Potosí...6088m of Pain.

A travel blog entry by arikandcharis

4
6

... ; Never did I imagine it would be so hard. Huyana Potosi sits 6088m (19,974ft) above sea level, 26km north of La Paz, Bolivia.  It is one of the most famous Bolivian Peaks due to its beautiful snow capped peak.  It is also considered one of ...

Huayna Potosi * Base Camp to High Camp*, Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Huayna Potosi * Base Camp to High Camp*

A travel blog entry by koutinka

14

Tak dneska zaciname nas vystup. Kratce po obede (dalo nam to praci se nenarvat) vyrazime z base camp 4.700m do High Campu cca 5.200m. Tahneme docela tezky batohy, macky, cepin, plastovy horolezecky boty, hadry, spacaky atd. Docela si maknem. Sotva ...

Mountain Climbers?, Huayna Potosí, Bolivia travel blog

Mountain Climbers?

A travel blog entry by jondells

8
15

... to put this into perspective let me give you some other stats.  There is only one mountian in America larger than Huayna Potosi, which is Mt. McKinley in Alaska.  Besides Alaska the highest mountain in America is Mt. Whitney at 14,494, ...

Huayna Potosi 6.088 m **TAXME JI ZMAKLY **, Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Huayna Potosi 6.088 m **TAXME JI ZMAKLY **

A travel blog entry by koutinka

2

Uiaaaa huraaa jupiii vylezly sme na bolivijskou sestitisicovku. Ulet. Super zazitek. Doporucuju jako nahradu slovenskyho raje :-) Dnes, 04/08/07 tu cekam vecnost, nez se mi stahnou fotky a nudim se, tak me napadlo se podivat na ostatni, co lezly ...

Ledolezeni, Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Ledolezeni

A travel blog entry by koutinka

8

Dalsi den v ramci priprav jdeme practicovat s cepinem a mackama na blizky ledovec. Uz samotny vystup k ledovci nam da docela zabrat, tim spis ze nas guide se zakeca s jinym guidem, a nejak neberou ohledy na nase plice navykle na ponekud nizsi ...

Taking my breath away, Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Taking my breath away

A travel blog entry by chrisloeffler

20

Huayna Potosi - es war soweit! Wir hatten einen 3-Tages Trip geplant, welcher die Chancen auf eine erfolgreiche Besteigung erhoehen sollte. Nach ein paar Pancakes machten wir uns auf den Weg zur Agentur. Ich fuehlte mich zwar nicht 100%, spuerte aber, ...

Showing my age at 20,000 feet (Andy), Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Showing my age at 20,000 feet (Andy)

A travel blog entry by lindseyhehman

97

... the highest mountains in the world.  Billed as the easiest 20,000 ft mountain to climb in the world (its actually 19,974 ft), Huayna Potosi tempts the unsuspecting tourist.  It did not take much to convince me to give it a try, and with my 28th ...

The summit WHOOooooooUUUUUUU!!!!!!!!!!! 6088m, Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

The summit WHOOooooooUUUUUUU!!!!!!!!!!! 6088m

A travel blog entry by worldtaste

1
17

... we overtake the first ones but still slowly with a lot of break. Super Mario our guide did in the last 7 days, 3 times the Huayna Potosi which permit to understand that he s perfectly fit to do it and understand the tourists who get short breath at this ...

climb Huayna Potosi, 6105 m, Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

climb Huayna Potosi, 6105 m

A travel blog entry by mtrm

37

... with my GPC the exact 6105 meters, so this is for us a record high, we reached, no matter what inaccurate maps say. Huayna Potosi mountain is very popular among tourists for the climb to 6000 meters. Where else in the world you can climb to 6000 for ...

Huayna Potosi Climbing training, Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Huayna Potosi Climbing training

A travel blog entry by worldtaste

32

We met in the morning with our guide: Super Mario, the most famous of the guide apparently as he get 25 years of experience of guide and knew anybody. We took a taxi to go the first refuge at around 4200 m. From there after a good lunch, we start a short ...

Ascension du Huayna Potosi, jour 1 et  2, Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Ascension du Huayna Potosi, jour 1 et 2

A travel blog entry by virgdav

12

... est l'andinisme, cad l'alpinisme sur les monts super hauts de la chaine andaise. Ici, la plus connue est l'ascension du Huanay Potosi, dans la Cordillera Real, d'une hauteur de 6088m. C'est donc tres haut, mais parait-il faisable et pas trop technique. ...

Huayna Potosi *High Camp 5.200 to Top 6.088m*, Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Huayna Potosi *High Camp 5.200 to Top 6.088m*

A travel blog entry by koutinka

2
44

... ladies disappearing into the middle of nowhere (and as they probably thought, for ever) we embarked on our search for Mt. Huyana Potosi. Highest in the range and visible from great distance, its base refugio was not so easy to find. With the sun running ...

Starting of the real hike, Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Starting of the real hike

A travel blog entry by worldtaste

17

I woke up in very poor condition, eyes red, with fever, without energy, nose full, throat hurting like hell and head hick... I told to Berthy that I could not do it for the summit in this condition.... But after the breakfast, and pills for the head ...

On top of the world!, Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

On top of the world!

A travel blog entry by louper

46

... an easy 2 hour drive we were ferried out of town, through the brown brick hillsides of La Paz onto the Altiplano and out to Huayna Potosi. Shrouded in mist itwas keeping the allure of the summit from us.  A fill of lunch,a making of beds and we went ...

Gipfelsturm mal zwei, Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Gipfelsturm mal zwei

A travel blog entry by onthesunnyside

1
25

... Unser Lehrgeld hatten Cloeidi und ich ja schon am Cotopaxi in Equador gezahlt, ob es allerdings bis zum Gipfel des 6088m hohen Huayna Potosi reichen sollte, konnte nur das Experiment zeigen. Der Aufstieg vom Basis- ins Hochlager auf knapp 5200m ueber Meer ...

Veni, vidi, vici,

Veni, vidi, vici

A travel blog entry by mariet

39

El Huayna Potosí és una muntanya de la Cordillera Reial boliviana. Aquest petitó s'enlaira 6.088m sobre el nivell del mar, i uns quants menys sobre el del llac Titi Caca. Molt temps enrere, quasi al principi del viatge vam conèixer una parella de ...

6088 m, Huayna Potosí, Bolivia travel blog

6088 m

A travel blog entry by rassig

4

Udsigten fra 6088 meter er naesten ligesaa fantastisk som foelelsen af at have naaet toppen! Og det gjorde vi begge. Foerste dag paa bjerget gik med traening i at gaa med Steigeisen, bruge isoekser osv paa gletchieren. Det var en fed fornemmelse at ...

Now I'm convinced, Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Now I'm convinced

A travel blog entry by doovy

2
8

... the horrible sickness I previously did when up high. So if there was ever a time to give it another shot, this was it. Huayna Potosi is the most popular of these 'easy' mountains as it is easily accessed within in an hour of La Paz. It also exceeds ...

What a wedding anniversary!, Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

What a wedding anniversary!

A travel blog entry by gordonandsarah

7
31

... to the mountain with for our 9:30 departure, all eager, buzzing and ready to get going. Except of course this is Bolivia and after meeting the guides, finalising payments, finding ice boots for everyone from various shops around La Paz, loading the vans, ...

Ascension du Huayna Potosi, Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Ascension du Huayna Potosi

A travel blog entry by garion

2
14

... derniers pas étaient difficiles, on se demande si on va réussir à les faire ! On s'est enfin affalés sur la pointe du Huayna Potosi, trop fatigués pour sourire. Il nous a fallu un petit moment pour extérioriser notre joie ! J'ai enfin pu sortir le ...

Besteigung des Huayna Potosí ... 6088 Höhenmeter, Huayna Potosí, Bolivia travel blog

Besteigung des Huayna Potosí ... 6088 Höhenmeter

A travel blog entry by travel.andrew

2
41

... , möchte ich den Artikel abschließen: "Ich wußte nicht, worauf ich mich einlasse. Ich war verrückt genug es zu wagen. Und es ist Kopfsache! Open your Mind! Huayna Potosí, 6088m. I did it, but never again. Andreas Walther, Leipzig, Germany 18/11/2011" ...

6,088m and I made it!, Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

6,088m and I made it!

A travel blog entry by intheworld

51

Day 100: The tour operator for the Huayna Potosi climb was Travel-Tracks. Showed up at their office at 9:30am and I met my climbing partner, Arthur from….you guessed it – Holland! We both did the 3D/2N tour whereas 3 British girls who joined ...

Mountaineering, Huayna Potosi, Bolivia travel blog

Mountaineering

A travel blog entry by jon.louisa

We did, finally conquered a 6000m ...

The Trials and Tribulations of our Mountain Ascent, Huayna Potosí, Bolivia travel blog

The Trials and Tribulations of our Mountain Ascent

A travel blog entry by stanlee84

2
20

... to have gotten worse and I hit a wall of fatigue. I was last back down by like 30mins.   The experience of Huayna Potosí has left me wanting to climb more mountains, just higher and more technical. Speaking of which, I believe Coxy wants to ...

Sort by Newest Best first