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Western Ridgeline Rock Climbing 

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Location: -9.45411, -77.4622 View Map  Incorrect?
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The left side of the quebrada Llaca as you're driving in, lots of rock buttresses and gullies, this eventually leads to the summit of Vallanaraju.

Getting There 

Take a taxi to quebrada Llaca from Huaraz. Hop out anywhere along the road to the refugio that gets you close to your desired line.

Climbing Season

For the Cordillera Blanca area.

Weather station 5.3 miles from here

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