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Cordillera Blanca from Paso Pucaraju
Peru

A well-formed rocky path zig-zags its way up the steep slope of black Mt Pucaraju to this mountain pass at 4,640 m a.s.l. with a commanding view of the surrounding glaciated peaks of cordillera Blanca.

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Tags: quebrada santa cruz; punta union; taulliraju; alpamayo; pucaraju; tuctubamba; cordillera blanca; caraz; andes; ancash; peru
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