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If you’re thinking of going on an ice climbing adventure, you need to learn the basics of climbing. You do not need the burliest Gore-Tex jacket you can find, and we prefer the lightest weight versions. Outstanding views one day with grey summits for the rest! The cashier at the climbing gym asks you if you will be renting any equipment. Guests participating in the 14 day expedition will have a primary objective of Huayna Potosi and will have the opportunity to climb Pequeno Alpamayo (17,613′), Ilusioncita (16,896′) or Ilusion, (17,500′) or other peaks in the area for acclimatization and skill practice.

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