Bolivia (1995): Ascents in the Cordillera Real

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Views over La Paz.

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Valle de la Luna near La Paz.

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Views of the Altiplano.

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At Lake Titicaca.

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Tiwanaku, a pre-Columbian archeological site near lake Titicaca:

 

- Kalasasaya entrance.

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- Ponce monolith (3.5m high) standing in the Kalasasaya court.

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- Fraile monolith.

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Cemetery north of La Paz.

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Kunturiri (or Condoriri) massif, a group of several peaks in the Cordillera Real. At the center of the picture is the massif′s highest peak (5648m), also called Kunturiri, which means ″head of the condor″. On the two sides of the peak are Ala Izquierda and Ala Derecha, the two wings of the condor.

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Loading llamas before going to base camp.

 

 

Ascents of Piramide Blanca (5230m), Eslovenia (5381m), and Pequeno Alpamayo (5370m), three peaks located on the east of the Kuntiriri peak.

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View of the final ridge of Pequeno Alpamayo.

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View from the summit of Alpamayo.

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View of Pequeno Alpamayo from Piramide Blanca.

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Huayna Potosi (6088m).

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Early morning start to climb Huayna Potosi.

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At the summit of Huayna Potosi on a cloudy day.

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Illimani (6438m) seen from the road from la Paz.

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Rural scenery and people on the lower slopes of Illimani.

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During the ascent of Illimani.

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At the summit of Illimani.

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