Monthly Archives: July 2018

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Up or down, you choose – Chavinillo to Huánuco (74k/17,927k, +1900ft)

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(July 24 – written by Dave) Today turned out much different than we thought it would.  We had 14k of uphill to start, followed by 60k of downhill.  We rode again with Philipp and Kathrin.  All four of us enjoyed … Continue reading

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Canyon riding – Huallanca to Chavinillo (87k/17,853k, +3600ft)

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(July 23 – written by Nancy) Last night we were so shattered after our long day we both thought there was no way we could do today’s intended ride to Chavinillo.  Our Komoot map showed it to be about 86k … Continue reading

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Getting higher – Park entrance to Huallanca (72k/17,766k, +3500ft)

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 (July 22 – written by Dave) Today was epic… CHECK – Trip record riding height – 4,900 metres (16,000 feet) CHECK – Stunning mountain views all day CHECK – Super hard riding with dirt, rocks and a ripper paved downhill … Continue reading

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Getting high  – Huaraz to Huascaran National Park entrance (61k/17,694k, +3900ft)

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(July 21 – written by Dave) It was hard to leave Huaraz and our lovely hotel, but the show must go on.  Today we started a two day crossing of Huascaran National Park.  We were both excited to see more … Continue reading

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Huaraz Times and mapping tools

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(July 19 – written by Dave) We are enjoying our break here in Huaraz.  Sleeping and breathing was a little hard the first night but our bodies have adjusted pretty well.  We go over a pass that is about 16,000 … Continue reading

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Banana Passionfruit day – Caraz to Huaraz (72k/17,633k, +3937ft)

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 (July 17 – written by Dave) We departed Caraz this morning in a peleton one person smaller than we arrived a few days ago.  Andi, the bikepacker from Germany is taking a slightly different route from there and not leaving … Continue reading

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Caraz – Laguna Paron and a few mountains

(July 16 – written by Dave) We’ve had a couple nice relaxing days in Caraz.  Yesterday we watched the world cup.  For those who missed it, France won.  There were also two parades in town on Sunday.  The first for … Continue reading