109 KM | Abra Cuyuni – Salkantay

Distance109 Kilometers
ByJuanjo Diaz de Argandoña
CameraNikon D5100 @ ISO160 – 1/800
LensTamron 18 – 300 @ 210 mm. f./8 (315 mm. equiv.)
DateNovember 27nd 2019 – 12:55

A great start of the Long Distance Horizons in Peru, with one of the most beautiful and iconic mountains in this part of the Andes.

On our way up Abra Cuyuni – you reach 4.185 meters by car – the view of Salkantay over the Historic city of Cusco is just incredible.

Salkantay is well know for being one of the most known mountains in the Andes in Peru, as well as a great challenge for even experienced Alpinists.

As you can see in the map below, this line of sight is covering all the way above the city of Cusco:

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