Sajama

Sajama Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 24 trip reports for Sajama.

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  • Log #21309 - by Bryan on June 11, 2008
    Climbed in second week of June. I spent one night at base, a 3 hour hike from the car park. From the base camp to high camp it was another 3 hour hike where I spent the night. From high camp at...
  • Log #19362 - by Sebastiaan Lagendaal on Sep 27, 2006
    Climbing friends Richard Freeman (UK), Peter Kendall (UK) and Sebastiaan Lagendaal (NL) climb up Nevado Sajama following the normal route. Our BC was located at the warm thermal springs down the...
  • Log #18794 - by Riet Notter on Feb 14, 2006
    This summer we climbed Sajama by the normal route. Very good weather conditions and just one more person on the mountain besides us. Technically no to hard but do not underestimate the penitent snow!
  • Log #6853 - by Genaro Flores on July 03, 2004
    Soy un guia de las montaƱas en Bolivia. Cellular 71901332. Trabajo con las agencias, pero cobro menos si me llamas directamente.
  • Log #6854 - by George Hillary on May 19, 2003
    We just came back from "Tata Sajama", we made it to the summit !, weather conditions were terrible, very windy and cold. Thanks to Marco Soria of Bolivian Journeys in La Paz for organizing the...
  • Log #6855 - by Hermann Kiendler on Feb 22, 2003
    We, my wife and I, took two mules from Sajama to carry our gear to base camp on the west side of the mountain. The next day we set out at 3am and reached the summit 10 hours later. Very exhausting,...
  • Log #6856 - by klaus altman on Feb 10, 2003
    Terrible experiences with the tour company EXPLORAMA on Calle Sagarnaga 237 La Paz - Bolivia. On January 25th, 2003 we engaged the tour company EXPLORAMA to guide us on a 4 days tour to Mount...
  • Log #6857 - by Andre WEBER on July 07, 2002
    "Take as few as possible luggage. It was my second summit above 6000m. alone, backpack with all the equipement 13 kg, nigt at 5700m, without tent, and then 12h hours climbing (and back down to the...
  • Log #6858 - by john Griber on Mar 20, 2002
    snowboard descent of S.W. ridge- very cold and windy- difficult descent down steep sastrugi.
  • Log #6859 - by Peter Messner on Dec 29, 2001
    the highest I've ever been to! 6550 m. Thanks to my guide Vicente and all the Bolivian Journeys team. I highly recommend them www.bolivianjourneys.
  • Log #6860 - by Marclay Vincent on Nov 21, 2001
    At 8 AM the 08.08.01 I was at the summit and with big chance the wind was execellent for my take off with a paragliding. It was a wonderful and very quiet fly and 20 minutes after I landed at Sajama...
  • Log #6861 - by Gustavo Zubieta, M.D. on Aug 30, 2001
    A bolivian group of guides and porters summited Sajama and played a football (soccer) game !!!! Read about this amazing experience at: www.geocities.com/zubietaippa
  • Log #6862 - by jacqueline + beat weyermann on July 19, 2001
    after illimani (6 days before) we are standing on the top of the sajama, after a strong and cold climbing tour from the hight camp. a lot of sun and e very very strong storm on the top, but no other...
  • Log #6863 - by Kenneth Baillie on July 01, 2001
    Seven members of the 26-strong APEX Bolivia 2001 medical research expedition summited Sajama. Conditions on the summit day were poor - visibility was about 50 yards for most of the day and the...
  • Log #6864 - by Borut Crnivec on May 30, 2001
    Great day, no clouds, no wind. We did the Southwest route, skiing all the way down from the top to the snow margin at 4950m! Borut Crnivec Andrej Petrovcic Uros Cerar
  • Log #6865 - by Ken Goodson on Feb 19, 2001
    This was my second attempt on Sajama, my first being an unsuccessful solo attempt. This time around I took more time, staying at Base Camp as opposed to passing on up to High Camp, and got very lucky...
  • Log #6868 - by Andre WEBER on July 14, 2000
    Take as few as possible luggage. It was my second summit above 6000m. alone, backpack with all the equipement 13 kg, nigt at 5700m, without tent, and then 12h hours climbing very tyring penitentes....
  • Log #6869 - by Sander Boekhorst on July 13, 2000
    Beautiful massive mountain. Not technical, but very cold and sometimes windy. The last part of the mountian doesn't seem to end. The icefields are very tiring, especially if you're heavy.
  • Log #6870 - by Sander Boekhorst on July 13, 2000
    Beautiful massive mountain. Not technical, but very cold and sometimes windy. The last part of the mountian doesn't seem to end. The icefields are very tiring, especially if you're heavy.
  • Log #6871 - by Curt Larson on Apr 21, 2000
    Met up with two Frenchman conveniently named Alain 1 & 2, then shared jeep transport with a Canadian woman and Peruvian man, both who had been guiding the Macchu Picchu trail. Their driver/guide...
  • Log #6872 - by Marc Vogely on Apr 14, 2000
    1997 was the year of the LAC Bolivia 6000+ Climbing Tour 1997 (LAC is Landgraafse Alpine Club, our local climbing club). With 4 persons, we climbed some mountains in Bolivia. Sajama was of them. At...
  • Log #6873 - by chris hughes on Feb 26, 2000
    I Climbed the peak as part of a group from La Paz, Yossi Brain was guiding a 2 man French group and myself and two friends (Mikky Story & Jim Meach) tagged along for the weekend, I had been...
  • Log #6874 - by Jan Schmidt on Aug 25, 1999
    Climbing Sajama was from the technical point of view an easy climb, but with the ice cold winds, the extremely unpleasant penitentes and the high altitude problems we had altogether a rough time on...
  • Log #6875 - by David Metzler on Apr 12, 1999
    I climbed Sajama with one other person in early August of 1996. We saw only one other person, a resident of the town of Sajama, on the peak until the last morning we were there. We climbed ...