In the northern Cordillera Blanca, a fairly popular peak which is just next to the more famous but lower Alpamayo.
The summit of Quitaraju, 1998 'Andes' expedition.
The first view of Alpamayo and Quitaraju from the approach trek in Quebrada Santa Cruz (Rick Marchant photo).
We can organise guided ascents of this peak. For details of how to climb Quitaraju and neighbouring Alpamayo please see our guidebook available in English, Spanish, Polish and French editions, direct from us or from all good bookshops and mountaineering shops.