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First Glimpse of the Southwestern Face of Massif Ausangate
Peru

As the trail lead steadily up towards the 4,850m high Apachata (Ausangate) Pass I was greeted with the first glimpse of the awesome southwestern face of Massif Ausanagte.

Leaving Pumacocha behind I bid farewell to the coldest night I had had so far on the trek.

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Tags: ausangate; puma; cocha; arapa; vilcanota; tinqi; cusco; andes; peru
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