On the train from Juarez to Chihuahua
Flying from Mexico City to Lima, Peru
On the streets of Lima, where two of us spent a week provisioning and arranging transport.
The truck carrying our supplies arrives in Huaraz.
Expedition HQ, Huaraz.
Hillsides above Huaraz.
Early morning rendez-vous with the arrieros and animals.
Loading the animals.
Starting the hike up the Quebrada Quilcayhuanca
Base camp, 14,000' at the head of the Quebrada Quilcayhuanca
Mauricio, our arriero
Dave in basecamp.
Peaks above basecamp.
Beginning the climb. Many loads had to go to 18,000'
Ben, Dick, and Gordon arriving in camp 1 after a carry.
Gary descending for another load from camp 1
Climbing to camp 2
Arriving at the summit.
Final knife-edge to the summit cornice (after we descended)
Descending, which went well into the night.
A short attempt on Pucaranra.
Breaking camp 1
Descending, Camp 2
Back at base camp.
Our base camp boy carries fuel to the next camp.
Looking back at Chinchey.
The climb of Malpacraju, a neighboring 17,000' peak.
A (crude) panorama from near the summit of Malpacraju.
Cayesh from Malpacraju.
Hiking down the Quebrada Quilcayhuanca to the town of Huaraz.
Flying out of Huaraz, a view of Huascaran, highest peak in Peru.