Epic Rides in Peru
Huascaran National Park
Huascarán National Park is situated in the Cordillera Blanca, the world’s highest tropical mountain range. Named after Mount Huascarán which rises to 6,768 m above sea-level, these lands boast deep ravines watered by numerous torrents, glacial lakes and a variety of vegetation. Making it a site of spectacular beauty.
I started the ride from Yungay. The road will be a straight climb until you get to the two blue lakes (near tyhe hike to Laguna 69). The the hairpins being. From there you can loop all the way back around to Yungay.
Huascarán National Park
Lake 69 is a small lake near of the city of Huaraz, in the region of Áncash, Peru. It is one of the more than 400 lakes that form part of the Huascarán National Park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site.