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HIGH EARTH” ADVENTURE TRAVEL, invites you to the Cordillera Real de los Andes, the Cordillera Occidental Volcanic, Cordillera Apolobamba and Quimza Cruz.   The major peaks in Bolivia from the most popular to the most challenging. We will help you to get high and conquer any mountain in Bolivia. The Cordillera Real offers you plenty of possibilities for practising different activites in the mountains, with different levels of complexity, challenging your physical and mental proves.                          

Keep in mind that the oxygen level is very low at these altitudes and the climate quite rough so none of the climbs are easy!! The most visited and famous mountain is Huayna Potosi (6.088 m). We offer a range of difficulties from a basic climb, such as:  Charquini (5.392 m.)   Pico Austria o Janchallani (5.396 m.)      Pequeño Alpamayo (5.370 m)   

Technically demanding mountains for those with more experience we have Nevado Piramide (5.907m) or Pequeño Alpamayo (5.370m) in the Cordillera Real.  One of the challenging peaks around Sorata or La Paz, choosing any combination of mountains for example, Ancohuma (6.427 m) and Illimani (6.462 m). If you are looking for something different, we specialise in climbing remote peaks, such as Illampu (6356 m),Chachacomani (6.074 m.), Sajama (6.542 m.) or Akamani (5.666 m).  Whatever you want we will tailor make it for you.
Also attempt Ojos del Salado (6.893 m.) in Chile, Aconcagua (6.962 m), in Argentina, one of the 7 summits in the world and the highest peak in the Andes and even outside of the Himalayas.

We offer climbing trips from 1 to 21 days in Bolivia, Chile/Argentina. All our mountaineering tours have a professional mountain guides, all with diplomas either from the UIAGM or the AGMT of Bolivia.
CRHE 01 CHARQUINI (5.392 m.).
Cerro Charquini offers a very nice and scenic acclimatization climb to 5.392m. before heading off to higher elevations. It is just a few miles southeast of Huayna Potosi, and is easily accessed.....
CRHE 02 MANKILISANI (5.324 m.).
Mankilisani part of the Cordillera Real, it may become Bolivia’s next ski slope now that the previous ski area Chacaltaya has lost its glaciers due to global warming.....
CRHE 03 JANKO LAYA (5.545 m.).
It belongs to the central section of the Cordillera Real. New road access to this mountain may increase interest and activity in this isolated region. Jankho Laya has experienced marked glacier.....
CRHE 04/05 HUAYNA POTOSI (6.088m.).
This snow covered mountain meaning the “Young Mountain” in Aymara, is located just at 25 km from La Paz. It is one of the most climbed mountains of the Cordillera Real thanks to its proximity.....
CRHE 06 JANKHOUMA (6.427 m.).
The Jankhohuma / Ancohuma is a very nice mountain journey. It is far more accessible than the Illampu. However this summit remains like a little frequented one. Located at the north of the Real Range.....
CRHE 07 ILLIMANI (6.462 m.).
Climbing the Illimani Mountain will give you an indescribable experience. With its amazing scenery, contrasts, ecosystems and eternal snow, its one of the most beautiful mountains.....
CRHE 08 CONDORIRI (5.200 m - 5.650 m)
It lies just 60 miles from La Paz city and is one of the most visited attractions of the Cordillera Real. This is marvelous group of mountains together with the region that surrounds it was declared a National.....
CRHE 09 CABEZA DE CONDOR (5.650 m.).
The Cordillera Real of the Andes (mountain range) has as one of its mountains the mystical Condoriri which reaches a height of 5.650 meters. This mountain is considered by the inhabitants of the region.....
CRHE 10 ILLAMPU (6.368 m.).
The grandiose Cordillera Real (Royal Range) begins with the majestic Mt Illampu (6.369m) which means the “God of the Storm””. This snowy mountain is in the western region of Bolivia, near the.....
CRHE 11 CHEAROCO (6.127 m.).
This group of mountains consists of 25 peaks which present different levels of ascending. Its most important summits are. North Chachacomani 6.325 m. South Chachacomani 6.095 m, Chearoco 6.127 m......
CRHE 12 CHACHACOMANI (6.074 m.).
The Chachacomani and Chearoco massif situated between the Illampu, Jankohum and the Condoriri groups. It has one of the most difficult access routes and remains the least explored area of the Bolivian Andes.....
CRHE 13 NEGRUNI (5.480 m.).
The Negruni Massif is also ideal for acclimatization and less experienced climbers. A three peaked mountain, with the Eastern peak closes to the Leche Khota.....
On the border with Bolivia and Chile lies one of the most beautiful snow capped mountains in the Andes, Mt. Parinacota. This mountain forms part of the western mountain range and is characterized.....
The Payachatas (twins) are placed face to face. One of them is the Parinacota and the other one is the Pomerape. They are located in the National Park Sajama near the border between Bolivia and Chile.....
COHE 03 ACOTANGO (6.052 m.).
The Acotango (6.052m) is a volcano located in the border between Chile and Bolivia in the Western Mountain Range. It forms together with the Humarata volcano (5.730 m) and the Capurata volcano (5.990 m).....
COHE 04 SAJAMA VOLCANO (6.542 m.).
The Sajama volcano was climbed for the first time in October of 1.939 by two Austrians (W. Kühm, J. Prem). It is the highest summit in Bolivia. Since it is a volcano, its ascent from the technical point of.....

The Cordillera Apolobamba is one of the least explored mountain regions of the Andes. It was considered by many to be the hiding place of “El Dorado or Paititi” (the city of gold). The Mountains of Apolobamba drop precipitously into the rainforests and jungle of basin of the Madidi National Park, home to the indigenous Toromona Tribes.
Apolobamba range is great scenery for beautiful mountains many of them still with virgin routes and peaks to be climbed.
Thre British climber, Yossi Brain was enamored with Apolobamba, so much so that he left England to live and work in Bolivia. In his book gives a historical overview to the region and provides descriptions to the major mountains: Chaupi Orko, Palomani Grande, Ascarani, Katantica Central, Cololo, Cuchillo and Akamani.

CAHE 01 CHAUPI ORKO (6.044 m.).
The highest mountain in the Cordillera Apolobamba is Chaupi Orco means in Quechua language “Middle Peak” and it is located exactly at the middle of the Apolobamba Mountain Range.....
CAHE 02 AKAMANI (5.700 m.).
This peak is at the southern end of the Cordillera Apolobamba, close to the Peruvian border, just north of Lake Titikaka (3810m). Akamani is the scared mountain of the Kallawayas, an indigenous.....

This beautiful mountain chain, sometimes referred to as the Tres Cruces or Three Crosses, offers the most isolated climbing in the country. The northern regions of the Cordillera Quimsa Cruz has very high quality rock structures, including solid clear an maroon granite (graniodorite). It is a paradise of difficult climbs with wall upon wall of excellent rock. The southern part is made up of number of glaciated peaks with altitudes varying between 5.300 and 5.800 m. The area offers excellent opportunities for new routes.

CQHE 01 Araca Massif (5.270m – 5.300m)– Rock climbing
Many peaks here are specially good for rock climbers there are literally thousands of unclimbed rock summits, most of which are in the northern western parts of the range with routes varying from.....
CQHE 02 Choquetanga Massif (5.300m – 5.800m)– Ice climbing
Eastern part. This is In compound by snow-capped mountains where several mountains have not been climbed yet and a lot ways to draw. The highest summit is the Gigante at 5.748 m......
Mountain Equipment List


  • Plastic boots with high altitude liner.
  • Three pairs of socks.
  • Gaiters
  • Crampons
  • Light hiking boots (for our approaches)
  • Thermal top and bottom.
  • Synthetic long underwear pants
  • Climbing Pants
  • GORE-TEX® pants (with full side zips)
  • Hiking shorts
  • Hiking pants
  • Fleece jacket
  • GORE-TEX® jacket
  • Down parka (heavyweight with insulated hood)
  • Light cotton shirt
  • Fleece hat (ski cap)
  • Sun hat.
  • Baseball hat or sun visor
  • Headlamp with two extra sets of batteries
  • Ski gloves
  • Light fleece gloves
  • Glove liners
  • Mittens (insulated overmitts)
  • Sunglasses with side protecctions.  


  • Backpack, 65 liters  capacity
  • Sleeping bag, rated 0 to minus 20 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Sleeping pad (inflatable or closed cell foam)
  • Toilet paper (two rolls, sealed in Ziploc baggies)
  • Lightweight toiletries
  • Two large plastic garbage bags
  • One package Potable Aqua (iodine tablets for water purification)
  • Personal First Aid Kit: aspirin, personal medications, antacids, Imodium, Cipro
  • Ice axe (70 cm is a great length)
  • Harness
  • One pair collapsible ski poles
  • Extra lunch foods for our summit days
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip balm
  • Two Nalgene water bottles (wide mouth recommended)
  • Insulated water bottle covers
  • Ice hammer (optional).


Climbing Gear Rental

For your convenience, HIGH EARTH offers you climbing gear rental