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The Real Nick Sweeney

[TR] Cordillera Blanca - Various 07/10/2018

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Trip: Cordillera Blanca - Various

Trip Date: 07/10/2018

Trip Report:

I had a great two week trip to the Cordillera Blanca from 6/29-7/13.  I planned this trip intending to use it as a recon to aid in planning future trips.  I was able to take detailed notes on logistics and make many great contacts in the area.  We spent time in the Ishinca Valley climbing Urus Este and Ishinca, and attempting Tocllaraju.  This trip was supported by the American Alpine Club's Live Your Dream Grant - thanks. I wrote up a few short trip reports, linked below:

Urus Este

Ishinca

Tocllaraju attempt

Gear Notes:
Cheap pickets are available in Huaraz. Bring everything else. There are some rentals of old-school gear available if you forget anything.

Approach Notes:
Burros are cheap - make them haul your shit!
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