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Appearance of controversial flyers promoting activities at Hatun Machay raise questions

The Huaraz Telegraph was shown some surprising flyers of Hatun Machay that were displayed inside a couple of tourist shops in Huaraz. The flyers show the (new) entrance fees for the Hatun Machay Rock Forest and a couple of contact details, but it does not show directly who the person behind this controversial initiative is. […]

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Víctor Rimac: ¨Heavy rainfall in Huaraz will favour mountaineering season later this year¨

Our newspaper spoke with Peru´s hottest prospect in mountaineering, Víctor Rimac Trejo and we were informed about his new mission. Victor already has summited three of worlds 14 highest mountains in the world and is soon off to Nepal again to add another one to the list. In October last year, the professional climber from […]

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Peruvian Mountain Guide Association to lead international rescue course in Mexico

The Mountain Guide Association of Peru (AGMP) will lead and organise a mountaineering and rescue course in Puebla – Mexico. The course is organized in coordination with specialised organizations such as Agreste Security and Rescue (SAR), The Mexico Mountain Guides, Mountain Experience International and Salomon. The course will be led by highly experienced Peruvian instructors […]

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Aspirant guides from Huaraz on their way to Bolivia for international expedition

During Friday´s press conference at the Casa de Guías the local press were given more details about the international mountaineering expedition that is set up for sixth grade students of the High Mountain Study Centre (IESTP – CEAM). The expedition will be led by Magno Camones and Héctor Vidal who are professional mountain guides and […]

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45% fewer mountain fatalities in 2016, causes unclear

Although sources at the Casa de Guías informed The Huaraz Telegraph that there might have been fewer climbers in general, the real causes for the fewer mountain fatalities in 2016 are unclear. Many times small incidents happened but those were not reported to anyone in the city, so we were told. Although the loss of […]

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German (59) dies on Nevado Mateo near Huaraz; appears to have slipped, fallen and got killed

On the 29th of November at around noon, tourist guide Fredy Gonzales Valverde descended Mount Mateo and found the body of a 59-year-old person in prone position. The guide immediately called to the police in Shilla, who informed the Department of High Mountain Rescue (DEPSAM) in Yungay. A total of nine policemen headed to Mount […]

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Victor Rimac Trejo has now summited three of fourteen eight-thousanders

Previously, Rimac had conquered Manaslu in 2015, just after a massive 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal. In May 2014 the mountaineer from Huaraz managed to summit Dhaulagiri at 8,167 metres above sea-leve which is ranked seventh in the ranking of the highest peaks in the world. Last weekend so reports nepalmountainnews.com, 20 climbers successfully have climbed […]

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Peruvian successes in the Himalayas; Flor Cuenca Blas conquers Cho Oyu (8,201masl)

Female Peruvian mountaineer Flor Cuenca Blas became the first ever Peruvian female to make it to the summit of Cho Oyu, the sixth highest peak in the world in the Himalayas, on the border of Tibet and Nepal. Flor, the third of 14 children of a marriage of peasants from the town of Chuquín in […]

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¨Global warming is affecting all Cordilleras and this is bad news for mountaineers¨

In 1992, Augusto Ortega Pacheco from Huaraz became the first ever Peruvian to reach the summit of  Mount Everest – a feat that was repeated by Silvia Vásquez-Lavado in 2016, making her the first ever Peruvian woman to reach the highest point on earth. However, Peru´s most famous mountaineer at the moment is Richard Hidalgo […]

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Víctor Rimac heading to Tibet in order to ascend Cho Oyu (8,201masl)

The hottest prospect of mountaineering in Peru is without doubt Víctor Rimac. After a couple of months of training in the Huaraz area and summiting the north face of Huandoy in less than 24 hours on his own, Victor is on his way to Tibet. The next mountain on his list will be the Cho […]

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Sport Ancash F.C. celebrating 50th anniversary and appoints new Argentinian manager

Founded on April the 22nd, 1967 under the name Club Deportivo Comunitario Laboral Sport Áncash, the teams faces another year […]

Appearance of controversial flyers promoting activities at Hatun Machay raise questions

The Huaraz Telegraph was shown some surprising flyers of Hatun Machay that were displayed inside a couple of tourist shops […]

Tourists come to Huarmey to help flood victims and get assaulted in hotel

Imagine that you´re on a holiday in a country that is struck by natural disasters and you´re offering voluntarily your […]

Airline LC Perú will have to drop their fares dramatically

On the 9th of May, low-cost airline Viva Air Peru will inaugurate its services on Peruvian soil, directing its first […]

Víctor Rimac: ¨Heavy rainfall in Huaraz will favour mountaineering season later this year¨

Our newspaper spoke with Peru´s hottest prospect in mountaineering, Víctor Rimac Trejo and we were informed about his new mission. […]

Remodeled National Museum of Chavín to reopen its doors next week

The Decentralised Department of Culture of Ancash (DDC) has informed that the great National Museum of Chavin will reopen its […]

Five years ago on this day, The Huaraz Telegraph was launched

On April the 4th, the very first edition of The Huaraz Telegraph was launched. The initiative was applauded by Carlos […]

Overnight bus transportation between Huaraz and Lima reestablished

Our newspaper was informed this morning that Linea, Oltursa, Cruz del Sur and Movil Tours are selling overnight bus trips […]

I have planned and booked my trip to Peru, can I still visit Huaraz?

Not only The Huaraz Telegraph gets contacted daily by worried tourists, but also the many agencies and hotels in town, […]

Passengers on flights between Huaraz and Lima have increased about 30%

The editor of The Huaraz Telegraph went to the Airport Comandante FAP Germán Arias Graziani last Saturday to see if […]

Liverpudlian cycles past huaicos, rockfalls and mudslides from Barranca to Huaraz

The following is the story of Gary Quinn (59) from Liverpool, England, who put his bicycle on a bus in […]

Road to Lima partially open again, new warning of heavy rains

Yesterday, at 10:30 a.m. the road towards Lima was opened again but in a restricted manner, allowing the passage of […]

Peruvian Mountain Guide Association to lead international rescue course in Mexico

The Mountain Guide Association of Peru (AGMP) will lead and organise a mountaineering and rescue course in Puebla – Mexico. […]

Australian tourists express gratitude for helpful airlift to Lima

The Huaraz Telegraph has been contacted the past week by many people who are wondering what the situation in Huaraz […]

Road towards Huaraz interrupted again, local tourism entrepreneurs getting worried

The road between Huaraz and Lima is broken up again due to heavy rainfall in the areas of  Chasquitambo and […]

28 people in Ancash killed by mudslides and effects of heavy rains

According to an official report delivered by the Regional Government of Ancash and the Center of Emergency Operations (COER) Ancash, […]

Limited bus transport between Lima and Huaraz possible from tomorrow

Great news for the many tourists and Peruvians that are stuck in Huaraz. A quick round along some of the […]

Update on situation in Huaraz; still inaccessible but 60 people got shipped out

The Huaraz Telegraph was informed that approximately 60 people boarded a Police-owned aircraft to be taken to the nation`s capital. […]