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... from the glacier then up a small hill to the lake to an elevation of 4200m. At home his would be an easy and quick walk, with altitude the climbing is allot harder. Llaca glacier is impressive as are the surrounding mountains covered in ice and snow.
The walk to Laguno Churup was difficult, particularly after two of us were suffering mild stomach bug from dinner the previous night. The walk climbed steeply up 650m on a well defined track to ...
... is famous for its easy surf and the fishing boats which look like surf boards but are made of reed and are still used for fishing nowadays.
For the night we had decided to safe a hostal and travel instead to the mountain village of Huaraz. We felt a little concerned about the bus night ride up to 3100 m of altitude due to the manner of driving in this part of the world (even though we always had heavenly support on the road from Jesus as ...
... were fields tall with crops, mostly maize it seemed, stalks as high and broad as people. Agriculture workers wore full, fluorescent body suits, looking alien-like against the natural ruggedness of the farms. And then we reached the great mountain range itself and started to climb. Huaraz is a mountainous city with an elevation of just over 3000 metres. To get there, one must drive up a steep, vertiginous highway with a mere one foot of earth separating the edge of the road from ...
The girls had recommended a company called Quechaundes and they seemed to be really good. I talked to a few different operators, but the woman at Quechaundes was the only one I actually trusted, so I ended up booking two hikes with them. Since I came from sea level just last night, I don’t really want to do the more difficult Laguna 69 trek tomorrow, so I am going to check out a glacier tomorrow, and then do Laguna 69 on Tuesday ...
... br> guide. We travelled for about an hour following the Corderilla Blanca with its
spectacular snow covered mountain peaks to a small village called Charaz. We
had no idea how long we were going to be here so we hung around the main plaza
watching when the others reboarded the bus. We then drove up over a mountain
pass to the highlight of the day which was Lagunas Llanganuco, a beautiful
alpine lake which is a bright turquoise colour and ...