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Laguna Chirrup, Peru | by chuha
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Laguna Chirrup, Peru

At 14,600 feet (4,450 m) Laguna Chirrup was my personal high. That's before we got the silly idea that we should try to climb that little peak in the upper corner there (Chirrupita, 5,007 m). The snow pellets and dwindling visibility chased us off at a mere 50 meters from the top. Personal best: ~16,240 feet (4,650 m).

 

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Taken on September 8, 2008