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Laguna 69, Huascaran National Park

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Take up the challenging trek to Laguna 69, a stunning glacier lake situated within a World Heritage-listed national park. Hike the steep mountain trail starting at 3,800 m (12,500 ft) and brave the high altitude. You will follow a stream that rushes down the mountain and pass scenic viewpoints before you get to a snowcapped plateau and its glacial lake. Before you return, enjoy the rewarding views of the striking turquoise water surrounded by icy cliffs. Make Laguna 69 a part of your Huascaran National Park vacation plans using our Huascaran National Park travel itinerary maker.
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  • I got the possibility to visit Laguna 69. The most important reason was that my father I was on trek with is 69 but when I got there I was happy we went there. It is great place. The trek is not easy ...  more »
  • After 7 km hike up two hills you reach Laguna 69. The place is incredible, is sees the glacier that gives origin to the lagoon and as this lagoon generates the small Creek that is converts in a fall of water. Recommendation, trek shoes, fruit, energy bars and at least 1 litre of water.
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  • The road can be long, pretty tired, shortness of breath and height will you invoice if it is that you are not used, you'll be ready to throw in the towel as many people. However, the desire and the moral support of other people will be used to follow up and get to the goal where you will find beautiful landscapes and as a final point, the incredible lagoon 69, will feel it was worth the effort. Personally not I got to them water but there are people that it makes despite the high temperatures, but only is lives a time, Just Do It...
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