Alpamayo: Elias and Team Stretch Legs and Prepack

Posted by: Elias de Andres Martos | July 16, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Peru
Elevation: 10,000'

July 15, 2014 - 4:21 pm PT

Hello again from Huaraz!

Relaxing day we had after all the travelling today… A two hour walk after breakfast took the team the overlook above town from where we devised the closest peaks of the Cordillera Blanca. It served also to get the blood pumping, on this the first day above 3,000 m, elevation we reached yesterday by car, so all benefits. We had a great meal afterwards (pizza from the stove oven restaurant of “El Horno”, a classic in Huaraz) and an easy afternoon of pre-packing the duffles prior to tomorrow’s departure to the trailhead.

We┬┤re getting ready for dinner and an early bed time; Cashapampa trailhead and eventually Llamacorral Camp await tomorrow. Next post will be from the trails.

Best regards,
Elias de Andres Martos

View of the Peruvian mountains from the hotel in Huaraz, Peru.  Photo: RMI Collection

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Cool. Keep the updates coming. We’re watching closely and I’m posting everything to Facebook. These updates are my only link to what you guys are doing and where you are. I’m sending everything to Kenzie’s family and friends so they can follow too. Good luck fellas! Enjoy the mountains and stay away from getting caught doing the Alpine Starfish :)

Posted by: Rhea Campbell & Alex Lickerman on 7/16/2014 at 8:36 am

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