Slideshow (38 photos)

Vilcanota (Peru) (map)

Simeon's "Peru 2000" page, including a day-by-day report of the trip

  Arapa Pass

Horses crossing the stream


Martin's homemade anti-bot plates


Base camp for Auzangate

East Face: High camp on Auzangate (Copyright Martin Villarica)

East Face: Dawn from above 6000m on Auzangate

East Face: Descending from the high point on Auzangate


East Face: High point on the ridge on Auzangate


East Face: Resting above the headwall


Loading the horses at base camp


East Face: Martin at the high point on Auzangate


East Face: Martin nearing the high point on Auzangate

East Face: Jim, rapping off the headwall on Auzangate (Copyright Martin Villarica)


East Face: Simeon at the high point on Auzangate


East Face: Simeon and Eric crossing a snow bridge above 6000m


East Face: Eating soup at high camp


East Face: Topping out on the headwall


Lois perched on an island of moss on the way back to Tinqui


View from the top of the headwall at dawn, mountains labeled


North Face: Summit of Campa

  Campa Pass

Closer to Campa Pass; looking at Ccapana, Pachanta, and Jatunhuma (in the distance)


Approaching Campa Pass, looking at Ccapana, Pachanta


Approaching Campa Pass with the mountains labeled


Passing through Jampa on our way to Auzangate base camp

  Laguna Pucacocha

Breakfast on the trek


Camp above the lake, drying out tents


East Face: On the hike up to high camp on Mariposa

Mariposa from high up on Auzangate


Mariposa high camp


Little girl wandered into base camp near Pachanta


Tres Amigos near Pachanta


Lois wearing a traditional hat


View looking back at Campa Pass (on the left) and the lakes of Ticllacocha


Labeled view of the Ticllacocha area




Simeon in need of a wash

Woman spinning wool


Apolinar and Martin (dressed as the president) at the hotel in Tinqui


Weighing the lamb for dinner