Epic Rides in Peru | Huascaran National Park

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.


The Ride

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.

The Ride through Huascarán National Park

Huascarán National Park


Laguna 69

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.

Along Dusty Roads has a great write up of Laguna 69 here