Huarez is the outdoor capital of Peru, nestled just up from the actual capital of Peru in the Cordillera Blanca. And the atmosphere in Huarez reflects the prevailing atmosphere in Peru as a whole--it’s a "do" place.
This isn’t a place to come and relax. Go climbing (rocks, ice cliffs, and whole mountains), go trekking (1 day, 4 days, and 14 days),or go flying (gliding, paragliding, and parachuting).
I was so close to leaving out Huarez. I thought it was just a small town for hyper-dedicated trekkers. I was wrong. Don’t sit about; go to Huarez and get active!
Quick Tips: I did all my activities through the agency Monttrek. They were reliable and organized, and had good equipm...Read More