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Peru 


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Submitted By: David Appelhans on Jan 12, 2008
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The hump up to El Misti, a volcano near Arequipa.

Description 

Peru is a world of undiscovered climbing.


Getting There 

From Lima there are flights and buses to final destinations in Peru.


87 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Peru:
Ishinca, 5530m Northwest Slopes   Easy Snow     Snow, Alpine, 3800'   Cordillera Blanca : Ishinca Valley
Southeast Slopes to East Ridge, Urus Este 5420mts.   Easy Snow     Snow, Alpine, 3100'   Cordillera Blanca : Ishinca Valley
Pisco Normal Route   Mod. Snow     Snow, Alpine, 3300'   Cordillera Blanca : Quebrada Llanganuco
Yanapaccha West Face   Mod. Snow     Snow, Alpine, 1650'   Cordillera Blanca : Quebrada Llanganuco
Touch the boles   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Hatun Machay : La Placa Verde
Melissa   5.9- 5c 17 VI HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch   Hatun Machay : La Placa Verde
Pincitas   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch   Hatun Machay : La Cueva
Putas Chicas   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Hatun Machay : La Cueva
The Original Route   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b R     Trad, Alpine, 15 pitches, 2000'   Quebrada Paron : La Esfinge
Fancy a Good Route   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   Hatun Machay : La Tapia
Karma de los Cóndores   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a     Trad, Alpine, 9 pitches, 1000'   Cordillera Blanca : Ishinca Valley
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Featured Route For Peru
View back toward Los Torres del Ishinca from the E. just inside the park.   Huatun Ullock is in the center.

Karma de los Cóndores 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII E4 6a  South America : Peru : ... : Ishinca Valley
On June 18, 2005 Kevin Gallagher and Wayne Crill completed a new route on the previously unclimbed 300m S. face of Huatun Ullokc (the Big Sprout) in the quebrada Ishinca of the Cordillera Blanca, Peru. This area is sure to continue gaining attention from alpine rock climbers. This fun route, the first new rock route developed in this quebrada, follows an aesthetic line with spectacular exposure and great climbing. Its easy access and moderate altitude (the base of the wall is at 13,500’) make i...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

Photos of Peru Slideshow Add Photo
A view shared by millions <br /> <br />August 2010
A view shared by millions

August 2010
Cam Burns and friend tromping in the Cordillera Blanca to basecamp.....
Cam Burns and friend tromping in the Cordillera Bl...
Hugo approaching Olchshapalca (19K)
Hugo approaching Olchshapalca (19K)
Charlie French at Alpamayo basecamp with a friend.
Charlie French at Alpamayo basecamp with a friend.
Alpamayo high camp by Cam Burns
Alpamayo high camp by Cam Burns
The amazing Cayesh (amazing for beauty, crappy weather, chossy approach.....)
The amazing Cayesh (amazing for beauty, crappy wea...
Tyler Anderson visiting a womens clinic.... these were displayed in the window like a department store
Tyler Anderson visiting a womens clinic.... these ...
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By Kurt Johnson
From: Estes Park, CO
Apr 7, 2008

Lots of people have discovered Peru's climbing... and how about something a little more informative, like an overview of the types of climbing found there and a brief list of some of the classic destinations, at least. This is the home page of an entire country - it's worth more than a single sentence.

By David Appelhans
From: Lafayette
Jul 18, 2008

I would welcome someone emailing me a better description of peru so I can put it up. At the time I was more concerned with getting peru in the directory structure so people could easily post specific locations under the country.

By Matias Rubio
Dec 19, 2008

In this blog you can fint almost every rock climbing area of Peru>
toposperu.wordpress.com/

By Matias Rubio B.
Jun 12, 2009

Toposperu is now self hosted at:

www.toposperu.com

By kiff
Apr 22, 2013

lima has to be one of the gloomiest cities on the planet...at least the food is tasty

By Mike Stanley
Sep 6, 2013

Piura Outdoors

This link is to contact Marlon Neyra, who started Piura Outdoors a year ago, They do a lot of climbing in and around Piura, northern Peru. Anyone working with Mountain Project who fluently speaks Spanish should contact him and invite him to update areas in Northern Peru. I have spent a lot of time there and would love to see that part of the country rise in visits from the climbing community. Thanks

By Jr Peterson
From: Birdsboro
Dec 2, 2013

Is there any climbing in Peru to be done in June?