Glacier training & Yanapaccha (5460m)
4 days we spent practising, freezing and heavily breathing on a glacier above 5000m
before proper ice climbing our first technical peak:
“Yanapaccha” (5460m, AD-, 60 degree ice) in the Cordillera Blanca.
|Zigeiner & Jason (a US rock climber I met @ my hostal in Huaraz) climbing the last pitches of the west face (normal route) of Yanapaccha|
Summit of Yanapaccha
Crevasse Rescue Training with our guide/teacher/instructor “Edwin Milla” the day before
|On the way to Base Camp||On the way to the summit|