The Ancohuma, is Nevado pertaining to the Real mountain range or Central of the Andes in Bolivia. It is located in the province Larecaja in the department La Paz. With a height of 6,427 meters above sea level, it is considered one of the highest mountains in the country. Together with the Nevado Illampu it forms a single massif. Its Aymara name is “janq’u uma” that means white water.
The ascension can be made from different faces. From the south, it is necessary to get from La Paz to the town of Warisata, and from there take a road that leads to abandoned mines from where you can continue to the glacier moraines. To the west, it can be reached from the village of Cooco, accessible from Sorata, from where it is necessary to make the approach until the feet of the northeast face, to pass by a rocky peaks until arriving at the base of the face west.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||In our Offices in La Paz|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive by 8:30 AM for a prompt departure at 9:00 AM.|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 18:30 PM.|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.|
The normal route runs along the west and south-southwest.