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Laguna Carnicero enroute to Huayhuash

Published over 2 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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At 4441m a.s.l. Laguna Carnicero, named after the peak of the same name (5960m) is a rather convenient place to pitch up a <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/laguna-carnicero-enroute-to-huayhuash-peru">...(more)</a>

Arriving at Laguna Carhuacocha

Published over 2 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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After the 4630m high Carhuac Pass, the trail follows a narrow gully that opens into the spectacular Laguna Carhuacocha to the south. Most packaged tour groups spend a night along the shore of this beautiful lake.

By the Shore of Laguna Siula

Published over 2 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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On the way to the 4830m high Siula Punta (Quesillococha Pass) one passes a series of three consecutive lakes, and by far, the 2nd lake, Laguna Siula is the largest of them all.

On the Ridge below Punta Yauche

Published almost 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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This is on the ridge a good half an hour's walk from Punta Yauche, the 4850m high mountain pass near the end of the popular 10 day classical Huayhuash Circuit.

Toll Gate above Laguna Viconga

Published almost 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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Possibly the fourth toll gate on the circuit, this one above Laguna Viconga however has the best view of them all - strategically <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/toll-gate-above-laguna-viconga-peru">...(more)</a>

Portachuelo de Huayhuash

Published almost 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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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.<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/portachuelo-de-huayhuash-peru">...(more)</a>

Punta Yauche

Published almost 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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The two mountain passes of Tapush and Yauche, both roughly at about 4800m a.s.l. are normally tackled on the same day as they are not too far apart.<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/punta-yauche-peru">...(more)</a>

Rio Huayllpa enroute to Punta Tapush

Published almost 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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Just before the village of Huayllpa, the trail turns north to follow upstream the river of the same name for a few kilometre<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/rio-huayllpa-enroute-to-punta-tapush-peru">...(more)</a>

Sunset at Laguna Jahuacocha

Published almost 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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It would had been an easy hike had we taken the beaten path after Punta Yauche at 4800m, instead our guide took us on an ad hoc route<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/sunset-at-laguna-jahuacocha-peru">...(more)</a>

Punta Tapush

Published almost 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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Punta Tapush at 4800m is a relatively easy pass to do in comparison as the climb is mostly very gentle from the nearby village of Huayllapa.Lying on<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/punta-tapush-peru">...(more)</a>

Leaving Cacanpunta Pass

Published almost 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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This is the unnaturally-looking colour that I refer to earlier of the stream that runs on this side of the pass. The clouds have closed in by now but we didn't get any rain at the end.

Quesillococha Lake, Another View

Published about 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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This is just another take on the twin lakes of Quesillococha - at a slightly higher level and beyond this point the lakes will disappear from view as one ascends further towards the pass of the same name.

Carhuac Punta Pass, Huayhuash Circuit

Published about 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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This is the 2nd pass on the 1st day of the famous Huayhuash Circuit following the earlier Cacanapunta Pass. At 4659m the hike is <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/carhuac-punta-pass-huayhuash-circuit">...(more)</a>

Leaving Matacancha, Huayhuash Circuit

Published about 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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The area where I spent the fist night is called Matacancha(4100m)on the Huayhuash Circuit. The trail follows the valley for a short distance before climbing up to reach Cacananpunta Pass.

Sunset at Laguna Carhaucocha

Published about 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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This is Laguna carhaucocha, one of the most beautiful lake on the circuit. Across the lakes are some of the most prominent Peaks of the Cordiller<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/laguna-carhaucocha-p">...(more)</a>

2nd Lake Of Quesillococha

Published about 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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The trail to the pass skirts around the edges of three succesive lagunas of Quesillococha, of which the second one is the longest. The trail then ascends sharply to climb over a lesser range of the Huayhuash Massif.

The Precarious Glacier of Punta Cuyoc, Huayhuash, peru

Published over 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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This is the highest pass, at 5000m on this trek - appropriately named Punta Cuyoc as it skirts narrowly within th<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-precarious-glacier-of-punta-cuyoc-huayhuash-peru">...(more)</a>

Quesillacocha pass, Huayhuash, Peru

Published over 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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The 4800m pass above Laguna Quesillacocha is made less strenuous than one would realize by the engrossing scenery en route. Here the<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/quesillacocha-pass-huayhuash-peru">...(more)</a>

Twin Lakes of Laguna Quesillacocha, Huayhuash, Peru

Published over 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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The Huayhuash Circuit is one of the most beautiful trek in the world, made famous by the film "Touching the Void". H<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/twin-lakes-of-laguna-quesillacocha-huayhuash-peru">...(more)</a>

Cacanpunta Pass, Cordillera Huayhuash, Peru

Published over 3 years ago by Arroz Marisco

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Cacanpunta Pass is one of the two 4700m high mountain passes on the famous Huayhuash Circuit that trekkers usually tackle on their first day of the tr<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/cacanpunta-pass">...(more)</a>