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Quebrada Llaca Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 16,400'
Location: -9.43823, -77.4593 View Map  Incorrect?
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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.

Climbing Season

For the Cordillera Blanca area.

Weather station 5.3 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Quebrada Llaca

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Quebrada Llaca:
Southwestern Route        Alpine   Vallunaraju
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Almost All American 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  South America : Peru : ... : La Brichera
P1 5.12a [25m]: Climb the diagonal rail to the two bolt anchor.P2 5.10+ [25m]: Climb the obvious crack to the two bolt anchor.P3 5.8 [20m]: Start in the double cracks move to the top.Descent: Rap route with a single 60m...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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