Misti Volcano an active one is a perfect volcanic cone sits right above Arequipa . It is climbed very often. There is no water on the mountain except at the Aguada Blanca reservoir. There is usually no snow either. The mountain is another that was climbed by the Incas.
Many routes are commonly used. The longer climb but easier access is from the town of Apurimac San Luis on north side of Arequipa we head for Tres Cruces (3000m) then up under pylons to Los Pastores at 3300m. From here follow the path up a rib past a possible camp at 4200m, for the first night Then continue to the summit.
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