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Peru 2013: Cordillera Huayhuash, Huaraz, Cordillera Blanca


I have just created a photo gallery with my photos and videos from 3 weeks trip to Peru.
You can find here pictures mainly from Huaraz area and Cordillera Huayhuash.
All photos are geotaged so you can easely locate where the pictures/videos have been taken.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/wojciechzwierzynski/sets/72157634234218538/ Flickr set
http://www.flickr.com/photos/wojciechzwierzynski/sets/72157634234218538/show/with/9162652844/ Flickr Slide Show - Full Screen option recommended!

If you have any queries regarding this trip do not hesitate to contact me!

Best Regards,

Wojciech ...
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Anyone in Lima Peru who can help me?

On June 24th 2013 did a 16 yr old named Jamie Bamber who
> fall 30 feet backwards onto solid rock die? I could not find
> anything in the Lima news and thought this to be news worthy
> as it was a group of teens with their teacher. Can you let
> me know if such an event did happen ..what made me ask is
> that her Aunt posted that she fell ...
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Polish Glacier logistics cost?

Those who've done it, how do the costs typically shake out for the Polish Glacier unguided, logistics only, just mules/base camp services? Are we talking $2,000 or $6,000?
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How many days to climb Aconcagua?

Hey everyone!!
I am in need of some good advice. I know the "average" climb for Aconcagua is about 20 days. However, how long do you think an experienced hiker and fit (marathoner) person could finish the complete climb?? I am asking because i am a teacher and i would love the attempt the climb over Christmas break. I have 14 days total to travel and climb. Is that at all possible!! I am coming ...
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Cotopaxi - Ecuador

Does anyone know if Cotopaxi is safe to climb after June 2nd accident involving a Canadian tourist? Is the trail in good condition? Has anyone climbed it since June 2nd. I had scheduled to go to Ecuador next week and climb it and the company who is providing the guides is saying that Cotopaxi is ok but I am not sure if trust this information.
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Canadian dies in Cotopaxi

Canadian climber Danielle Kendall (22) died while climbing Cotopaxi on Sunday, 02 June. It seems a serac broke loose near the 5400 m crevasse killing her instantly.

More info at Ministerio del Ambiente del Ecuador (Spanish Version)

http://www.ambiente.gob.ec/mae-actuo-de ... -cotopaxi/
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Top Tips for Avoiding "Huaraz Syndrome"

Hi folks, long time member here but I haven't posted in a couple years and forgot my login info, etc, so hence the new account :oops: .

I am travelling to Huaraz soon for a peak bagging trip in the Blanca. I have 5 days planned in Huaraz to acclimatize and explore the immediate area. One thing I consistently read in trip reports is that people have ...
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Fatal accident on Alpamayo French Direct

Bad start of the season :-(

Article in Spanish:


Despite being very popular it stays a serious route.
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Artesonraju Current Conditions

Planning a climb of the SE face of Artesonraju in the Cordillera Blanca of Peru but am having alot of trouble finding current data on the mountain/ the route itself. Any advice from someone who knows the area/ has been up there recently would be great!
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Typical temps on Huascaran in July?

I'm planning to climb Huascaran in July. What are typical lows during the night and highs during the day in good weather?
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