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Mountaineering

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Touching the Andean sky

Mountaineering

 
The Andes mountain range is the second highest in the world, after the Himalayas. At 6,768 meters above sea level, Huascarán, located in the Cordillera Blanca mountain range, is the highest tropical mountain in the world and sits alongside dozens of snow-capped mountains over 5,000 meters tall.
 
With its high, medium, and low difficulty peaks, the Peruvian Andes is a perfect destination for both beginners and experienced climbers.

Peruvian Andes

In 1975, Huascarán National Park was created, with a size of 340,000 hectares, 180 kilometers long and 20 kilometers wide, to preserve the area's natural resources, archaeological sites, geological formations, and beautiful landscapes, promoting scientific research and establishing sustainable tourism. The area was awarded UNESCO Biosphere status in 1977 and included on the UNESCO World Heritage list in 1985.
 
The Peruvian Andes present an unrivaled setting for mountaineering. As a result, Peru is a real magnet for fans of mountaineering in the Americas. There are plenty of reasons: lots of mountains in a small area (so not too many climbers); a benign climate for most of the year and relatively easy access, despite being totally isolated from the urban hustle-and-bustle. A unique combination.
 

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