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Modified 21-Jul-17
Created 18-Jul-17
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Longest day of the trek. From Pacaymayu (3,600m/11,800ft), it is another climb past Runkuraqay to Sayacmarca before lunch. then through the "Inca Flat" of ups and downs to Intipata, and down through the terraces to our camp site at Wiñay Wayna. Total distance: 17km, hike time 9:15.

6am at Pacaymayu (3,600m/11,800ft), only pic of our tents we took

Looking to our north towards the Sacred Valley

7am, 20min after leaving Pacaymayu with some groups still there

At the semicircular Runkuraqay (3,780m/12,400ft)

Looking back towards the east with Pacaymayu about 200m below

Clouds clearing and Dead Woman's Pass visible on upper left

Best way to appreciate Runkuraqay is from above it

A small lake just below the 3,950m/12,960ft Runkuraqay Pass

Looking west and where we are heading, from Runkuraqay Pass

Approaching Sayacmarca where we spent an hour


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Category:Travel and Places
Subcategory:South America
Subcategory Detail:Peru
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