Huayna Picchu Climber's Log

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Tonka - Jun 5, 2012 10:37 am Date Climbed: May 30, 2012

Just one of those places  Sucess!

We did the climb on our 2nd day at MP and it was wonderful. The place gets under your skin after a while as does Peru. I was very surprised to see people trying to get up with no water and flip flops. There are areas with some pretty signifigant exposure.


markthejock - Feb 20, 2012 5:05 am Date Climbed: Apr 8, 2005

Slippery path  Sucess!

A slippery and damp path with loads of people.


madclimber - Nov 2, 2011 9:03 pm Date Climbed: Dec 2, 2005

After Inca Trail  Sucess!

After getting off the Inca trail, decided to go up with another SPer. Watch out, it's slippery!


il.rocciatore - Oct 24, 2011 5:30 am

Route Climbed: Normal Route Date Climbed: october 2011  Sucess!

Climbed Huayna Picchu at the end of our 5 day Salkantay Trekking. Superb views to the Machu Picchu Inca ruins.


DiverDave - Oct 2, 2011 11:10 pm Date Climbed: Mar 31, 2011

Huayna Picchu  Sucess!

A must-do day hike. A couple of short Class 3 sections; otherwise all Class 1 and 2. Summit is at 8881 feet by Garmin GPS.


PAROFES - Jul 3, 2011 10:44 am Date Climbed: Feb 2, 2007

I not even knew  Sucess!

There was a mountain page to this mountain, but as long as it's here, signed!


islandborn11 - Apr 9, 2011 9:27 pm Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2009

Sweet exhilaration  Sucess!

Amazing trip. We took the Jungle Inca Trail from Cuzco and biked 60km through the Andes in the rain, straight down. Then the next day was a long hike over all kinds of mountains in full packs. The next day a shorter hike to AC. MP was awesome but honestly the views from the top of Huayna was better because we earned it and it wasn't so crowded back there. I had wanted to climb that peak for 8 years and it was real fulfilling.


msihl - Mar 9, 2011 2:52 pm Date Climbed: Mar 9, 2011

Huayna Picchu ascent  Sucess!

Had to get up at 3am to get in line (4am) for the bus that is heading up the mountain at 5.30am. About 100 people, who had been hiking up at night, were already waiting at the gate. Only the first 400 get a permit, divided into 2 groups at 7-8am and 10-11am. It is totally worth it though. The view of the Inka ruins on Machu Picchu are spectacular and Huayna Picchu has some impressive ruins itself, the former seat of the high priest, built into the steep upper slopes.

webenji - Dec 2, 2010 5:08 am Date Climbed: Dec 3, 2007

Best View of Machu Pichu  Sucess!

A must for anyone visiting Machu Pichu. The climb in itself is quite fun, fairly easy but steep in some places. You can't beat those views...

Brad F

Brad F - Jan 27, 2010 10:36 am Date Climbed: Jun 7, 2009

Amazing!  Sucess!

Definitely one of the highlights of the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu. Gotta love crawling through the tunnels on the way up. The view from the summit is amazing!


metal4lyf - Nov 28, 2009 6:29 pm Date Climbed: Nov 25, 2009

awesome!  Sucess!

it rained while we were on the summit, but there were still incredible views of the ruins.


nattfodd - Oct 28, 2009 3:50 am Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2007

Wonderful vista  Sucess!

After three days of biking and trekking through the jungle. The climb up huayna picchu was definitely the highlight of the machu picchu visit, but make sure to go get a stamp on your entry pass early, and bring enough water for the (~2h) roundtrip.


derbilly - Jul 28, 2009 11:37 pm Date Climbed: Oct 16, 2008

Cool trail  Sucess!

It was a little drizzly at the time, but I enjoyed it none the less.

Liba Kopeckova

Liba Kopeckova - Jul 8, 2009 3:34 am

Normal route

Hiked Inca Trail, and after exploring Machu Picchu climbed the peak behing as well. Relatively easy, great view!


recast - May 28, 2009 10:14 pm Date Climbed: May 24, 2009

Wayna Picchu  Sucess!

My buddy and I woke up at 4am to hike from Augas Calientes to the Inca ruins below Machu Picchu. From there we hiked to the summit of Wayna Picchu and then descended in just one hour. We were happy to have cut the expected two hour climb time in half.

It was fun but there were just so many people on the mountain that you constantly have to go off path to work around slow people.


seeksit - Jan 9, 2009 7:52 am Date Climbed: May 31, 2007

One of the "must see" places  Sucess!

Surely the most meaningful and memorable short climb and view of my life in one of the most impressive and moving places on this planet.


Curtissimo - Dec 8, 2008 9:14 pm Date Climbed: Dec 18, 1995

unforgettable  Sucess!

one of the happiest moments ever sitting up there!


oddsverre - Apr 27, 2008 10:50 am Date Climbed: Sep 12, 2005

Normal Route  Sucess!

nice surroundings..


granitepeaker - Feb 29, 2008 6:19 pm Date Climbed: Jan 16, 2008

Easy after the Inca Trail  Sucess!

Fun little hike up after doing the Inca Trail. You get a different perspective and nice views.

Jerry L

Jerry L - Feb 8, 2008 7:08 am Date Climbed: Feb 4, 2008

Route Climbed: Normal Route  Sucess!


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