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Punta Unión, High Pass of the Popular Santa Cruz Trek
Peru

This is one of the most popular trek in the whole of Cordillera Blanca and the highlight without any doubt is the high mountain pass of Punta Unión at 4760m which commands spectacular views of the Santa Cruz Valley and and the neighbouring mountains - in particular the Towering giant of Taulliraju, which stands at 5830m with the beautiful aquamarine glacial lake, Laguna Taullicocha by its foot as well as the distant Laguna Jantucocha in the valley. I had a clear mountain view when I was called upon to help a touring party for a few group photos - as luck would have it, the clouds soon drifted in by the time I finished my good cause.

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Tags: punta union; santa cruz trek; taulliraju; cordillera blanca
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