I did four trips to
Map of Peru.
Topographic map of Alpamayo area.
Approach of Alpamayo from the South
In front of Alpamayo with Mark. The Ferrari route goes to the left of the rock in the middle of the face.
The Ferrari route viewed from the top
Mark on top of Alpamayo talking to Base Camp.
Topographic map of Huascaran area.
General view of Huascaran North (left) and South (right). The highest summit is Huascaran South. The saddle between the two peaks is called Garganta
High camp on Huascaran, just below Garganta
Navigation among seracs on Huascaran
On the cold South summit of Huascaran with Kathy
Topographic map of the Northern part
of the Cordillera Huayhuash, with Nevado
The main street in the village of Llamac at the North end of the Huayhuash
Limestone rocks in the Huayhuash
North (rock) and West (ice) faces of Yerupaja
Base camp of Yerupaja near Lake Jahuakocha
High camp of Yerupaja, with beautiful Jirishhanca in the background
Over the past 20 years, the smooth West face of Yerupaja has become a broken field of seracs. The view on the left is from a postcard taken 15 to 20 years ago. The photo on the right shows the normal route under the col, in 1997
Seracs on Yerupaja
On a promontoire on the North ridge of Yerupaja with Mark. The peak behind us is Jirishhanca. Yerupaja Chico is in the right corner
Rappeling down from the Nortkh ridge of Yerupaja. I first took the photo in the middle (with Kathy waiting at the end of the rope). Then I lowered down the camera to Kathy who took the picture on the right. The picture on the left was taken later and shows the face we were descending.
Scenery of the Vilcabamba
Three different faces of Salcantay, from left to right: South-East, South, and West
From left to right: our route on the West face (the green square indicates the high camp), the ridge where we turned back (at least 500m under the summit), and this same ridge shown with a red square from the South-West