Santa Cruz – Llanganuco

Santa Cruz - Llanganuco
Santa Cruz – Llanganuco

The trekking called of the Broken of Santa Cruz, city that gives name to the alley that opens to be able to do this trekking, finds in the designated White Mountain range, inside Andes.

This trekking is one of the most popular of south America.

The White Mountain range constitutes the second mountainous chain higher of the world, after the Himalaya, and is very long and narrow (185 km. Of length and 20km. Of amplitude) . What with 22 peaks of 6.000 m. And 35 of 5.500 m. West it finds the Black Mountain range, a macizo less nevado that heaves until the 5.200 m. Between the two mountain ranges this the river of Saint or Alley of Huayllas and the populations of Huaraz and Caraz. The name of alley is due to that between the White Mountain range i the Black Mountain range remains opened a very accessible Alley. The White Mountain range is of easy access through a series of valleys of glacial origin and several collados.

The population of Huaraz is one of the most famous and recognised to initiate the trekking, and nourish of the avituallamiento necessary.

In the trekking of the Broken of Santa Cruz, go through under numerous beaks that surround the 5800 m. Like the Huarascanm Chopicalqui, Pisco, Alpamayo, and the imponente Taulliraju of 5830 m.

When you achieve the step of Tip Union, to 4750 m. Of altitude, in the third day of the trekking, these to so alone 1000 m. Of the peak of the Taulliraju, and to 4 hours of the Glacier. It is impressive, because these beaks seems that you can touch them, that is a difference with the Himalaya.

The equipment is abundant and of excellent quality, but the most important to measure that go going up discover a traced that has been contrived to satisfy the needs of all type of excursionistas with a progressive difficulty that goes in increase.

We will find steps with few preys that will force us to look for hold in the wall and will have to surpass some repechos something collapsed. We will not find steps excessively sportive, the main difficulty of the road roots in his length, his long return and his near situation to the high mountain.

September 2008
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Peru 4 51 Km. 2500 m. 2500 m. Average Recorrido de Ida y Vuelta
September 2008
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Place
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Peru 4 51 Km.
Desnivel Positivo
Desnivel Desnivel Positivo
Desnivel Negativo
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Tipo de ruta
Type route
2500 m. 2500 m. Average Recorrido de Ida y Vuelta