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Laguna de Paron

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About Laguna de Paron:

The Sphinx is the most popular big wall in the Peruvian andes, Its a totally high alttitude climbing experience it tops out at 17,000. the standard route goes 5.11c (free) 5.9 A2 (aid) the hardest route was put up 2000 by the Italian climber Mauro Bolle and goes at 5.13 LIST OF ROUTES: 1- Southeast Face (VI 5.10 A4) 2- Volveras a mi (VI 5.10 A3) 3- Cruz del Sur (VI 5.13a) 4- Standart route (V 5.11, A2 5.9) 5- Riddle of cordillera Blanca (VI 5.10 A3) 6- Lobo Estepario (VI 5.10 A3) 7- Papas Rellenas (VI 5.11 A3) 8- Here comes the Sun (VI 5.11 A3) 9- Todos los Narcos (VI 5.10 A3) 10- Fluffy Little Clouds (V 5.12) 11- Ganxet's Glace (VI 5.9 A2) 12- Intuition (V 5.12c) 13- Dion's Dihedral (VI 5.12b) 14- Mecho taq Inti (VI 5.12)
Nearest town or city: Caraz
Directions: From Huaraz take a public bus to Caraz, From Caraz either you can rent a truck or get on the public transportation to Paron village, Paron Lake is 5 miles further up ( Driver will charge you few extra soles to get you to the lake , it's worth it) . the Approach is kind of tricky and starts from the electricity power plant, 3 hour approx.
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Camping: Free
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Quantity of Climbs: Lifetime

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