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Carretera a Pastoruri

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Huarapasca South Route 

Carretera a Pastoruri Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 11,000'
Location: -9.8534, -77.40679 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Chris C. on Jul 1, 2017
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Glacier traverse before final ramp to summit


This is the gravel highway to the Pastoruri Glacier frequented by many tour busses and distance cyclers. It primarily follows the dip of the valley, surrounded by many peaks. These peaks are drier and less frequently climbed than other major peaks in the Blanca.

Getting There 

Drive from Huaraz.

Climbing Season

For the Cordillera Blanca area.

Weather station 23.4 miles from here

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Rock Climbing Photo: First and main ramp up

Huarapasca South Route AI2-3  South America : Peru : ... : Carretera a Pastoruri
Huarapasca (5420m) is a lesser climbed peak in the southern region of the Cordillera Blanca which does not appear in the Brad Johnson book. The South Route is typically an alpine ice climb, but can be found as pure blue ice or sugar snow. Although this peak is lower for the range, do not be fooled by it's potential to throw all sorts of different conditions at you. I would grade this route as an AD, based on the grades of other routes in the Blanca.Due to the beginning of this route's ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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