FKT: Andres Olivera Scollo - Ausangate Circuit (Peru) - 2018-08-05

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7h 42m 34s

Ausangate Circuit is trail that goes trough the Ausangate Mountain (6340) on Cuzco. The route its normal done in 3 days 2 nights or 2 day 1 night in a fast hike. The trail have 4 pass: 4800, 4900, 5200 and 5000 msnm surrounded by amazing views of the Ausangate and lots of lakes. You have many rivers in the route so you can go quite light. The temperature in this route was 1Cº to 12Cº in the hottest parts. The 3 last pass where with snow and muddy. To start the trail you have to go from Cuzco to Tinke about 2hours in car and then go to Upis where the trail start like 35 minutes from Tinke. Then the trail ends on Pajchanta that is like 40 minutes to Tinke and then 2 hours to Cuzco in car. 

Huge thanks to Tui Anandi and Shawn Wroughton for be part of this amazing journey