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By Eric Rich
From Durham, NC
Feb 12, 2014
near the summit of Yanapaccha (17,913ft) in the Cordillera Blanca of Peru

In this photo my understanding is that the red line is the Gash Ridge (AKA East Ridge). What is the ridge circled in blue? Has anyone on SP climbed it? Is this on the NE Face?

lindey1
lindey1


In this photo the Gash Ridge is seen again in red, but from a different vantage point. Are there any routes on the SE Face (Green Box)?
lindsey2
lindsey2


Any beta would be much appreciated! Cheers!


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By Max Supertramp
Feb 12, 2014

forgive me, but yes.
you should go do all the rest.


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By Eric Rich
From Durham, NC
Feb 13, 2014
near the summit of Yanapaccha (17,913ft) in the Cordillera Blanca of Peru

yes what?


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By MattH99
Feb 13, 2014

The Blue circle is the Gash ridge (it has a gash in it...). I climbed it a few years ago. Very very good and exposed scrambling by Colorado standards. The red is the first part of the descent route but it is difficult to find a good way off the ridge.


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By kboofis
Feb 13, 2014
Eldorado Canyon

I believe the picture of the southeast face you have is the face that's located on Trinchera Rance which is private property. I've been up there in their little hut and from what I've seen it's total choss.


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By Eric Rich
From Durham, NC
Feb 13, 2014
near the summit of Yanapaccha (17,913ft) in the Cordillera Blanca of Peru

So in the 1st photo what ridge is the red line? Which face is this that the Gash Ridge is on?


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By kboofis
Feb 13, 2014
Eldorado Canyon

From looking at in GoogleEarth it looks like that red line in the first picture is the Little Bear to Blanca ridgeline


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