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Portachuelo de Huayhuash
Peru

At 4750m, the mountain pass of Portachuelo de Huayhuash is one of the easiest passes on the entire circuit as it's ascent is so gradual.

The view here is taken from a hillock right above the pass - the pyramidal Trapecio(5644m) is right in front. To the left is the Puscanturpa(5442m). Behind to the right is the broad-peak of León Huacanan(5427m), Quesilojanca(5357m) and Yarupac(5685m).

It' s almost downhill all the way from here along the shore of Laguna Viconga before the next stop at a toll gate.

Copyright: Arroz Marisco
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 14000x7000
Taken: 28/06/2009
Uploaded: 20/09/2011
Updated: 11/06/2014
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Tags: portachuelo; huayhuash; trapecio; puscanturpa; leon huacanan; quesillojanca; cordillera; andes; peru; laguna viconga; yarupac
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