Huayna Picchu Climber's Log

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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!



b_betts - Jan 3, 2008 12:02 pm Date Climbed: Nov 10, 2007

Steep stairs  Sucess!

Did the 4-day inca trail hike, toured the ruins and then up Huayna Picchu for more awesome views!

Boriss Andean

Boriss Andean - Sep 20, 2007 7:29 pm Date Climbed: Feb 19, 2007

Great hike!  Sucess!

Early start at 5:00 am from Aguas Calientes. We followed the trail up to the mountain until getting to Machu Picchu`s summit 4,200 m (13,776 ft) easily identified by a Pachakutek flag. The morning was foggy.. but for a few seconds the clouds went away and we were able to see the whole neighborhood and Huayna Picchu just below us.

Once we got back to the neighborhood we started hiking up Huayna Picchu 2,701 (8860 ft). Now with a blue clear sunny sky. The view from the summit was amazing and unforgetable.


tannerpuma15 - Aug 31, 2007 6:53 pm Date Climbed: May 25, 2007

fog  Sucess!

The morning was mystical and the fog very thick, then after an hour on the summit of wayna picchu the fog lifted and the views were spectacular. worth the early morning wake-up call to be one of the first up the mountain.


atavist - Jun 21, 2007 11:48 am

airy summit  Sucess!

awesome holy mountain, nice exposed summit

Buz Groshong

Buz Groshong - Jun 6, 2007 9:57 am Date Climbed: May 28, 2007

Great hike!  Sucess!

I did it the day after completing the Inka Trail from km 88 (and after touring Machu Picchu). I wanted to push myself and do it relatively quickly - did it in 36 minutes - not bad for an old fart of 62.


Andino - May 26, 2007 7:12 pm Date Climbed: Apr 28, 2007

Very nice ascent  Sucess!

Had a grand day out !
Sun all day long, which made the ascent very enjoyable. And the view on top is amazing !
Great place to have lunch.
Don't climb Huayna Picchu too late (before 10am), as only 400 people are allowed each day.

Peak Baguette

Peak Baguette - May 6, 2007 2:15 am Date Climbed: Apr 25, 2007

Route: From Aguas Calientes, Date: 04.25.07  Sucess!

Hiked through the fog to the summit, trail had a very mystical vibe to it. Was disappointed that I didn't budget enough time to loop to the Gran Caverna - heard that it is spectacular on that side of the mountain.


McCannster - Apr 10, 2007 3:31 pm Date Climbed: Apr 10, 2007

¿ÇÑ¡  Sucess!

LOTS of people on the trail. Good views from the summit, couldnt stay long because of the bugs.

Nigel Lewis

Nigel Lewis - Apr 10, 2007 2:58 pm

Great place  Sucess!

Did the four day hike and finished by summiting Huayna Picchu, June 2004. Did a day trip to MP in Aug 2006 but didn't summit because it started to rain heavily.


Vic Hanson

Vic Hanson - Apr 9, 2007 1:29 pm Date Climbed: Apr 12, 2004

Inca Trail Climax  Sucess!

A must climb for the view and the beautiful old trail with lots of steps. There is actually a loop trail, I think it is the Temple of the Moon, come down that, nobody is on it.


bricewilson - Apr 6, 2007 10:05 pm Date Climbed: Jun 6, 2005

Standard Route  Sucess!

Trekking on the Inca Trail for four days is an awesome way to arrive at Macchu Picchu, and climbing Huayna Picchu while you're there is certainly worth the time. Great views!


hhsilleck - Aug 16, 2006 2:46 am Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2006

Route Climbed: Normal route from Machu Picchu  Sucess!

Fun quick trip! Definitely leave early to stay at the front of the crowds. Climbed with my beautiful wife Sonya.


Kate - Jul 31, 2006 7:44 pm Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2006

Route climbed: Normal  Sucess!

Gorgeous hike - took the back way down to the Gran Caverna, which looked much wilder than the other ruins. Much steeper down the back than up the front, but well worth it to avoid the many, many other people on the front side. I have never been on so crowded a summit!!

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