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Huayna Potosi

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Huayna Potosi  


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Elevation: 19,974'
Location: -16.2617, -68.152 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: TYeary, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Camster (Rhymes with Hamster) on Apr 16, 2008
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Description 

The easiest big peak near La Paz.

Getting There 

Hire a taxi to take you to Zongo Pass.

Climbing Season



Weather station 17.7 miles from here

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Featured Route For Huayna Potosi
The summit ridge

The Normal Route Steep Snow  South America : Bolivia : Huayna Potosi
Take a rocky trail to a hut at the terminus of the glacier. From here, easy glacier travel lead to a bergschrund. Sometimes this requires some ice climbing, other times a ladder is installed. Easy terrain then leads to a final 45 degree headwall that is climbed in 4 pitches...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Huayna Potosi as seen from the Condoriri Group.  2...
Huayna Potosi as seen from the Condoriri Group. 2...
Near the summit of Huayna Potosi.2007.
Near the summit of Huayna Potosi.2007.
the road to HP...
the road to HP...
Camp at about 5300 meters on HP. pic by Cam Burns
Camp at about 5300 meters on HP. pic by Cam Burns
Climbers below us on the last pitch of the normal ...
Climbers below us on the last pitch of the normal ...
The regular Zongo Glacier route up Huayna Potosi.
BETA PHOTO: The regular Zongo Glacier route up Huayna Potosi.
mining cemetery below Huayna Potosi
mining cemetery below Huayna Potosi

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By Bryson Slothower
Oct 20, 2008
fun climb!