On the summit of Pisco - a panorama of the Cordillera Blanca from 19,000 feet.
A scrolling panorama from the summit ( for Java-enabled browsers ).
My excellent Peruvian guide Maximo and amigo, on the trail to base camp.
Sunrise from high camp at 16,000 feet.
Pisco - early morning ascent.
A wall of icicles - behind the top ridge.
Don't go that way !
All we have to do is get across this damn thing... you first !
The obligatory summit photo-op...
Yes, that's really me with a beard - Hey, Maximo, can we rest now ?
It doesn't get much better than this...
A slice of orange, UV rays at 19,000 feet - and NO WIND !