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Alpamayo from the trail to Alpamayo-Valley BC

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Alpamayo from the trail to Alpamayo-Valley BC


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NikmanRe: Beautiful


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Yes it is indeed a nice mountain. Although we had some problems with one of our team member getting severe sick from his stomach. We needed a horse to get him back the 2-daytrail from BC to the next road, because he was to weak to walk.
Everybody who goes to Peru: take care with the food and don´t eat meat there!
Posted Dec 10, 2006 4:15 am

packetRe: Beautiful


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It's really easy to get a stomach virus in Peru. As my guides have told me multiple times "Peruvian food is a delicacy everywhere except in Peru". Great shot.
Posted Dec 11, 2006 7:07 pm

a1ber70Re: Beautiful


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"Everybody who goes to Peru: take care with the food and don´t eat meat there!"

what a stupid comment! there were 2,5 millions of tourist in Perú in 2010, so all they got sick for food? don't be ridiculous!
Posted Jun 15, 2011 2:52 pm

NikmanRe: Beautiful


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I don't see, what should be stupid or ridiculous with this comment. I don't refer to a wide range of tourists. This is a mountaineering site! This comment is my personal experience during mountaineering. In our group one member got seriously sick from salmonellae. He was so weak, we needed a horse to get him back in to civilisation. I met at least two other independent travelling mountaineers who also suffered severe stomach sickness.
There is for sure a statistic peak of those infections, that catch up to travelling mountaineers from the northern hemisphere. I also mountaineered in Chile, Argentina, Mexico, Venezuela, Nepal and all European countries of the Alps, but in any other country never met such a strong risc of getting sick from food.
There is for sure a relation to low hygenic standards in Peru.
Posted Jun 16, 2011 12:42 pm

Woodie HopperSorry...

Woodie Hopper

Voted 10/10

10 is the highest vote I can give you!
Posted Dec 10, 2006 1:43 am

NikmanRe: Sorry...


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There´s nothing to be sorry for :-)

I enjoy to share my shots with others!
Posted Dec 10, 2006 4:19 am

Ejnar FjerdingstadLove

Ejnar Fjerdingstad

Voted 10/10

I just love these Andean peaks that look like they were made of whipped cream!
Posted Dec 10, 2006 1:54 pm



Voted 10/10

What a peak!
Posted Dec 11, 2006 11:57 am



Voted 10/10

See Alpamayo live must be touching!
Incredible ice face! Thank you to post it!
Posted Feb 4, 2008 5:12 pm

NikmanRe: Incredible


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The view from Alpamayo valley is worth the long trail!
Posted Feb 5, 2008 4:26 am

lcarreauI have to side


Voted 10/10

with Ejnar! This looks like somebody
playing around with whipped cream or
vanilla ice cream. Geez, I just made
myself hungry!!!
Posted Feb 10, 2008 6:41 pm

tanyaRe: I have to side


Voted 10/10

Always looking for food. ;)

Beautiful photo!
Posted Feb 10, 2008 7:10 pm

NikmanRe: I have to side


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In German it's called "Schaum-Eis" what might be translated to English as "foam-ice"?
Posted Feb 11, 2008 7:11 am

lcarreauRe: Thanks....


Voted 10/10

We weren't laughing at the mountain, we were
laughing "with" the mountain! The South
American peaks are always fasinating to look
at, whether they resemble whipped cream or
not. If I ever tried to attempt what some of
these outstanding ice and snow climbers are
doing, I would be nothing but "creamed." :)
Posted Feb 11, 2008 12:59 pm



Voted 10/10

from 10
Posted May 10, 2009 1:18 am

NikmanRe: 10


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Thanks for voting!
Posted May 10, 2009 1:50 pm



Voted 10/10

What a perfect shape that Alpamayo has on this picture!!
Posted Nov 29, 2009 9:45 am

NikmanRe: Amazing!


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Thanks for for you comment!
Posted Nov 30, 2009 2:13 pm

ChrisJahn SHARK!


Voted 10/10

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NikmanSubmitted by Nikman
on Dec 10, 2006 12:42 am

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Object Title: Alpamayo from the trail to Alpamayo-Valley BC

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