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Last View of Pucaranra over a Tarn

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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As I was hiking back I came across this small tarn and decided to do this little side trip but the perfection reflections I had seen earlier were all gone as the breeze broke the previously placid surface.

Leaving Quebrada Cojup

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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On the way back the father and daughter decided to join me as they had much troubles with headache from the altitude the previous night. H<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/leaving-quebrada-cojup-peru">...(more)</a>

Another Cloudless Morning in Quebrada Cojup

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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I spent my last night in the quebrada here joined by a family of three from Germany. You would notice that this particular spot is on the other side of the valley.

The Glacier of Pucaranra

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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After much clambering up another lake fed by the glacier of Pucaranra appears by the foot of Nevado Huapi. At this ponit I knew that I h<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-glacier-of-pucaranra-peru">...(more)</a>

The Green Peat Below Nevado Huapi

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The following morning I gathered correctly where Nevado Haupi is and slogged up a steep scree to reach this amazingly green pla<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-green-peat-below-nevado-huapi-peru">...(more)</a>

The Resplendent Laguna Palcacocha

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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At the end of the valley, sitting right below the massive glacier of Palcaraju (6,274m) is the turquoise lake of Palcacocha. Th<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-resplendent-laguna-palcacocha-peru">...(more)</a>

Sunset over Quebrada Cojup

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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In my frentic attempt to find a way to the mountain pass of Huapi I climbed up the tussock-slope of the southwestern face of Pucaranra<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/sunset-over-quebrada-cojup-peru">...(more)</a>

Patagonia Sunset over Lago Grey

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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This spot is surely one of the windiest in the whole National Park of Torres del Paine. Battered by incessant gale-force<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/patagonia-sunset-over-lago-grey-south-america">...(more)</a>

Patagonia Sunset over Ultima Esperanza Sound

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The sun soon finds its way behind the distant mountains on the placid water of a Patgonian sound. The small<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/patagonia-sunset-over-ultima-esperanza-sound-south-america">...(more)</a>

On the Wrong Trail in Quebrada Cojup 7

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The broad peaks of  Palcaraju (6,274m) appears like a giant curtain of ice near the end of  quebrada Cojup and its glacier feeds its melt into a beautiful lake which wil soon come into view.

On the Wrong Trail in Quebrada Cojup 6

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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I made the drastic and stupid decision to descend back to the valley floor and proceeded along the heavily morrained terrain to end up at this gully which unbeknown to me then is really a cul-de-sac.

On the Wrong Trail in Quebrada Cojup 5

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A trail climbing up the slope soon peters out and ends at this rock here. Ranrapalca (6,162m) now comes into view almost i<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/on-the-wrong-trail-in-quebrada-cojup-5-peru">...(more)</a>

On the Wrong Trail in Quebrada Cojup 4

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As I reached the edge of this plateau a series of minor peaks slowly came into full view on my right side above the steep slope and I knew then that Paso Huapi should lie somewhere between those minor peaks up there.

On the Wrong Trail in Quebrada Cojup 3

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The riverbank soon rises to reach this plateau where there is good view of the surrounding mountains including the various<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/on-the-wrong-trail-in-quebrada-cojup-3-peru">...(more)</a>

On the Wrong Trail in Quebrada Cojup 2

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Just another view as I edged deeper into the valley. Right infront are the glaciated peaks of Palcaraju (6,274m) and Pucaranra (6,147m) respectively.

On the Wrong Trail in Quebrada Cojup 1

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The following morning I pursued the wrong trail into the quebrada regardless and the terrain strewn with boulders large an<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/on-the-wrong-trail-in-quebrada-cojup-1-peru">...(more)</a>

The Lone Camp at Sunset in Quebrada Cojup

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Without my noticing, by the time I pitched up my tiny tent the fading light had already pianted the sky orange and yellow and I took this picture in such a hurry that I didn't see that the focus wasn't exactly spot-on.

Wrong Turn to the Right Bank of The Fast-flowing Rio Cojup

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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I missed the bridge that cuts across to the other side of the fast-flowing Rio Cojup and ended up on t<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/wrong-turn-to-the-right-bank-of-the-fast-flowing-rio-cojup-peru">...(more)</a>

The Sun about to hide behind Cerro Rima Rima

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Strewn with giant boulders the valley floor soon fades into the shadow as the sun begins its descent behind Cerro Rima Rima, a relatively minor peak guarding the left side of the valley.

The Shimmering Laguna Churup

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The dark green lake of Churup (4,450m) lies on a mountain ridge between quebrada Cujop and quebrada Quilcahuanca.  A smaller lake called Churupita sits just below the towering Nevado Churup (5,498m) in front.