climb Misti for me

Misti at 5822m (19,101ft) is one of the easiest, most visible, most popular, most accessible high summits in the world. It is recommended for all self-sufficient hikers. If you tolerate cold & altitude symptoms, the ascent is little trouble in good weather.

BestHike editor Rick McCharles 2005

Misti is one of the best trekking peaks in the world — no mountaineering skills nor gear needed if the weather is good

3 days, 25km circuit plus the climb is recommended. Most do it in 2 days, 1 night, however.

Easy access from Arequipa, our favourite city in Peru.

Click PLAY or watch a short Yeti Adventure trip report on YouTube.

Unfortunately, the freezing temperatures, high winds and an incoming storm forced us to turn back without reaching the summit.

We’ve recently moved and updated our Misti information page.

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