Pastoruri Glacier, Huascaran National Park

Categories: Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks
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4.5/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web
Get acquainted with Peru's snowy peaks at Pastoruri Glacier. Don't miss the chance to get an up close experience with a glacier here, as it is the only one accessible by road in the entire world. The glacier has lost over 15% of its ice mass over the past 35 years, while the planet in that time has seen ten of its hottest years on record. Despite the chilly temperature, visitors are advised to take plenty of water along with them due to the glacier being 5,250 m (17,200 ft) above sea level. Arrange to visit Pastoruri Glacier and other attractions in Huascaran National Park using our Huascaran National Park vacation planner.
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  • This is a site that don't need walk much are only 2km for access, but the height is about the 5100msn, also there is rent of horses for people who want to avoid walking!
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  • You have to visit it before the snow disappears, a few years ago the ice reached where trucks are parked, now you have to walk to get to the snow
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  • Nice place to meet before global warming the destroy, + 10-years to happen, then what can you do while there is time, walk 40 minutes to get to him at an altitude of 5000 meters above sea level, is 1 little exhausting because at this altitude but is less exhausting than the tour of laguna 69, you must do both tours
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