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webenjiBest View of Machu Pichu  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 3, 2007
A must for anyone visiting Machu Pichu. The climb in itself is quite fun, fairly easy but steep in some places. You can't beat those views...
Posted Dec 2, 2010 5:08 am

Brad FAmazing!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 7, 2009

Brad F

Definitely one of the highlights of the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu. Gotta love crawling through the tunnels on the way up. The view from the summit is amazing!
Posted Jan 27, 2010 10:36 am

metal4lyfawesome!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 25, 2009


it rained while we were on the summit, but there were still incredible views of the ruins.
Posted Nov 28, 2009 6:29 pm

nattfoddWonderful vista  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2007


After three days of biking and trekking through the jungle. The climb up huayna picchu was definitely the highlight of the machu picchu visit, but make sure to go get a stamp on your entry pass early, and bring enough water for the (~2h) roundtrip.
Posted Oct 28, 2009 3:50 am

derbillyCool trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 16, 2008


It was a little drizzly at the time, but I enjoyed it none the less.
Posted Jul 28, 2009 11:37 pm

Liba KopeckovaNormal route

Liba Kopeckova

Hiked Inca Trail, and after exploring Machu Picchu climbed the peak behing as well. Relatively easy, great view!
Posted Jul 8, 2009 3:34 am

recastWayna Picchu  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 24, 2009


My buddy and I woke up at 4am to hike from Augas Calientes to the Inca ruins below Machu Picchu. From there we hiked to the summit of Wayna Picchu and then descended in just one hour. We were happy to have cut the expected two hour climb time in half.

It was fun but there were just so many people on the mountain that you constantly have to go off path to work around slow people.
Posted May 28, 2009 10:14 pm

seeksitOne of the "must see" places  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 31, 2007


Surely the most meaningful and memorable short climb and view of my life in one of the most impressive and moving places on this planet.
Posted Jan 9, 2009 7:52 am

Curtissimounforgettable  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 18, 1995


one of the happiest moments ever sitting up there!
Posted Dec 8, 2008 9:14 pm

oddsverreNormal Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 12, 2005


nice surroundings..
Posted Apr 27, 2008 10:50 am

granitepeakerEasy after the Inca Trail  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 16, 2008


Fun little hike up after doing the Inca Trail. You get a different perspective and nice views.
Posted Feb 29, 2008 6:19 pm

Jerry LRoute Climbed: Normal Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 4, 2008

Jerry L

Posted Feb 8, 2008 7:08 am

b_bettsSteep stairs  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 10, 2007


Did the 4-day inca trail hike, toured the ruins and then up Huayna Picchu for more awesome views!
Posted Jan 3, 2008 12:02 pm

Boriss AndeanGreat hike!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 19, 2007

Boriss Andean

Early start at 5:00 am from Aguas Calientes. We followed the trail up to the mountain until getting to Machu Picchu`s summit 4,200 m (13,776 ft) easily identified by a Pachakutek flag. The morning was foggy.. but for a few seconds the clouds went away and we were able to see the whole neighborhood and Huayna Picchu just below us.

Once we got back to the neighborhood we started hiking up Huayna Picchu 2,701 (8860 ft). Now with a blue clear sunny sky. The view from the summit was amazing and unforgetable.
Posted Sep 20, 2007 7:29 pm

tannerpuma15fog  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 25, 2007


The morning was mystical and the fog very thick, then after an hour on the summit of wayna picchu the fog lifted and the views were spectacular. worth the early morning wake-up call to be one of the first up the mountain.
Posted Aug 31, 2007 6:53 pm

atavistairy summit  Sucess!


awesome holy mountain, nice exposed summit
Posted Jun 21, 2007 11:48 am

Buz GroshongGreat hike!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 28, 2007

Buz Groshong

I did it the day after completing the Inka Trail from km 88 (and after touring Machu Picchu). I wanted to push myself and do it relatively quickly - did it in 36 minutes - not bad for an old fart of 62.
Posted Jun 6, 2007 9:57 am

AndinoVery nice ascent  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 28, 2007


Had a grand day out !
Sun all day long, which made the ascent very enjoyable. And the view on top is amazing !
Great place to have lunch.
Don't climb Huayna Picchu too late (before 10am), as only 400 people are allowed each day.
Posted May 26, 2007 7:12 pm

Peak BaguetteRoute: From Aguas Calientes, Date: 04.25.07  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 25, 2007

Peak Baguette

Hiked through the fog to the summit, trail had a very mystical vibe to it. Was disappointed that I didn't budget enough time to loop to the Gran Caverna - heard that it is spectacular on that side of the mountain.
Posted May 6, 2007 2:15 am

McCannster¿ÇÑ¡  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 10, 2007


LOTS of people on the trail. Good views from the summit, couldnt stay long because of the bugs.
Posted Apr 10, 2007 3:31 pm

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