Contrahierbas is one of the easiest of the really big peaks in the Cordillera Blanca of Peru, though it is relatively rarely climbed and quite heavily crevassed. It sits above the beautiful Quebrada Ichic Ulta valley.
Contrahierbas as seen from Quebrada Ichic Ulta to the north.
We can organise guided ascents of this peak. For details of how to climb Contrahierbas and neighbouring peaks please see our guidebooks, which are available in English, Spanish, Polish and French editions, direct from us or from all good bookshops and mountaineering shops.