El Gorrito All sport climbing8 routes in sector
- Grades: US
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Sector "A" as marked on the overhead view of the entire crag
Access issues inherited from Hatun Machay
A local company "Andean Kingdom" (http://www.andeankingdom.com/) organizes a daily bus trips to and from the crag from Huaraz costing 25 Sols (10 USD) for each way for each person.
There is a modern hut with full kitchen and hot water located a 5min walk from the crag for 30 Sols (12USD) per night. You need to bring your own food, however beer is available at the hut.
From the hut walk directly toward the left corner of the crag, There you will find an archeological site, from here head to the right down the crag about 150 meters. Looking up you should fin an "ally" leading up to El Gorrito.
This crag is climbable all day.
Ethic inherited from Hatun Machay
In agreement with the local community many areas of Hatun Machay have been declared “nature zones”. The aim is to preserve the ecological balance in the area whilst respecting the community’s land and cultural history.
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