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Quebrada Llaca 


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Looking up into the curving corner.
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Description 

Quebrada Llaca is the leftmost of four obvious quebradas ("gaps" or "canyons" in Spanish) in the Cordillera Blanca as seen from the city of Huaraz. It is a high altitude climbing area in Huascarán National Park which is home to multi-pitch sport routes like "Misión Lunática", multi-pitch trad on "La Brichera" and bouldering at the Llaca Boulders.

The rock is granite, and in the dry season (May-September) the valley gets sun for most of the day.


Getting There 

From Huaraz: The easiest way to reach Llaca is to catch a taxi asking if they go to "Llaca". The ride should cost anywhere between 80 and 100 soles (US $25-$33). Entrance into Huascarán National Park costs 5 soles (US $1.50) for a day, or if you plan to camp 65 soles (US $22) for a National Park pass good for a month.


4 Total Routes


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Featured Route For Quebrada Llaca
En El Tambo follows the obvious corner up the middle of the wall.

En El Tambo 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c PG13  South America : Peru : ... : La Brichera
"En El Tambo" climbs the very obvious curving corner up the middle of the wall.P1 5.10 [50m]: Start on a slab into an arching finger crack in a corner/roof. Pull into a flared offwidth and then move up the crack to a ledge. Traverse the ledge left (careful of rope drag) passing the chossy corners and roofs right below the curving corner pitch.P2 5.9 [30m]: Various cracks and flakes lead up and right from the ledge. Belay right below the corner.P3 5.11- [55m]: Climb the curving corner and then tr...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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