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The Melting Glacier of Laguna Llaca

Published 11 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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Here I am standing right in front of the melting tongue of the combined glacier of Nevados Oschapalca (5,881 m) and Ranrapalc<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-melting-glacier-of-laguna-llaca-peru">...(more)</a>

Cordillera Blanca from the View Point of Rataquenua

Published 11 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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A nice half-day hike from the city of Huaraz southward is the view point of Rataquenua where one could enjoy <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/cordillera-blanca-from-the-view-point-of-rataquenua-peru">...(more)</a>

On the Way to Laguna Churup

Published 11 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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The trail to Laguna Churup starts from a little hamlet called Pitec and is well-trodden. It takes about an hour from this point to reach the lake passing ravine, giant boulders on the way.

Another View of Laguna Shallap

Published 12 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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Devastating earthquake in the last century has made it mandatory to have preventive measures in place to prevent flash flood from all the glacier-fed lakes of the cordillera.

The Fast-flowing Rio Rajucolta

Published 12 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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Rio Huantsan receives so much water from the huge glacier of Nevado Huantsan that about one kilometer further down the valley it truely becomes a roaring river gushing out between the towering mountains.

Laguna Rajucolta

Published 12 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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This photo doesn't do justice to the majestic view of  Nevado Hauntsan (6,395m) as the day became overcast by the time I reached the bank of the deep blue Laguna Rajucolta (4,250m) late in the afternoon.

Midway between Quebrada Shallap &amp; Quebrada Rajucolta

Published 12 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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To get to Quebrada Rajucolta south of Shallap I took the short cut over this rather steep tussocky slope where<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/midway-between-quebrada-shallap-quebrada-rajucolta-peru">...(more)</a>

Nevado Huantsan of Quebrada Rajucolta

Published 12 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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Nevado Huantsan (6,395m) is one of the higest mountain in the Cordillera Blanca range of the Andes and its southwestern face is one of the most imposing I have ever seen.

View of Laguna Shallap

Published 12 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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Here is the small laguna Shallap which could often be visited on a long day trip from Huaraz. 

The Granite Walls of Quebrada Shallap

Published 12 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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Bits of granite crumble off the walls of the quebrada leaving a trail of large boulders along the valley floor.

First View of Nevado San Juan

Published 12 months ago by Arroz Marisco

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Quebrada Shallap lies just south of the granite wall of quebrada Quilcayhuanca with Nevado San Juan (5,843m) straddling high above overlooking a small circular laguna at the head of this valley. 

Laguna Cuchillacocha

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Surrounded by jagged mountain peaks and fed by the beautiful glacier of Pucaranra (6,156m), Laguna Cuchillacocha at 4,650m a.s.l. makes for <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/laguna-cuchillacocha-peru">...(more)</a>

Laguna Tullpacocha

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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At the head of the valley (quebrada Quilcayhuanca) lies two beautiful glacier lakes, the lower one at the foot of the calving glacier of Tallp<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/laguna-tullpacocha-peru">...(more)</a>

The Convergence of two valleys at Andavite

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The dark granite of Andavite (5,518m) divides the valley into two halves, the left one being the natural contiuation o<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-convergence-of-two-valleys-at-andavite-peru">...(more)</a>

The Meadow of Quebrada Quilcayhuanca

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Deserted as it may appear, the green meadows and glacier lakes of Quebrada Quilcayhuanca reward hikers and visitors with vistas no less wonderful than its more popular northern neighbours.

Last View of Pucaranra over a Tarn

Published about 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 about 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 about 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 about 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 about 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>