Month: January 2017

Trekking Peru’s Cordillera Huayhuash Circuit: Days 1-3

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After completing the Cedros-Alpamayo Circuit in the Cordillera Blanca, we had a full¬†rest day in Huaraz to shower, get our¬†laundry done, repack and¬†enjoy some celebratory¬†beers.¬†Mission completed, we were ready and¬†eager to¬†lace up our hiking boots again and see what the Cordillera Huayhuash Circuit¬†was all about. For this trek,¬†we were¬†joined by our¬†friends, Glenn and Erika, whom we met through this very blog¬†when they were researching a trip to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro¬†a few years back, and we were all excited to start¬†this new adventure together. (more…)

Trekking Peru’s Cordillera Huayhuash Circuit

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Ah, Peru! It¬†must be a blessing and a curse to have the majestic Andes running right through your country. So many great hikes to choose from, so little time! And most hikers don’t even realize all that you have to offer, making Machu Picchu their first and sometimes only trekking¬†port of call, as we did back in 2009.¬†But, if they take¬†a little more time to get to know you, intrepid hikers longing for more adventure would make their next stop¬†Huaraz, the popular center for trekking in your¬†majestic Cordillera Range. (more…)