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Cordillera Blanca

Huascaran National Park, Peru
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Type: Valleys, Mountains
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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Some of the most stunningly beautiful scenery in Peru, and relatively unknown among travelers. Plenty of options for trekking, anything from easy day treks to more technical treks that span several days and require a guide. I only spent ten days in the area, based out of Huaraz, could have spent another two weeks and not gotten bored.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

The 180km long and 20km wide Cordillera Blanca, or ‘White Range’ is so called because of its numerous perennially ice-capped peaks and glaciers. It is the world’s highest tropical mountain range and has the greatest number of summits over 6000m outside the Himalayas, including Peru’s highest peak, Mount Huascaran (6768m). The experience of the Cordillera Blanca is one of dramatic... More

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