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Laguna Cullicocha Enroute to Osouri Pass
Peru

I particularly like the azure colour of the lake on this shot as the clouds closed in. Osouri Pass at 4850m high is not too strenuous nor the second pass  of Vientona at 4770m shortly after it - it is really the 2 stretches of steep descent following each pass that are really knee-grinding.

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Hochgeladen: 09/09/2011
Aktualisiert: 11/06/2014
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Tags: laguna cullicocha; osouri pass; santa cruz; alpamayo trek; cordillera blanca; andes; peru
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