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Two rescue teams of Casa de Guías on Alpamayo Mountain searching for Italian climbers

Local media are reporting on two rescue teams of Casa de Guías on Alpamayo Mountain searching for two missing Italian climbers. According to the Casa de Guías more than 48 hours have passed and there have still been no signs of the two climbers from Italy who are identified as Enrico Brogli (29) y Mateo Tragliaquili […]

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Victor Rimac from Huaraz has reached the summit of the Dhaulagiri (8,167m)

Explorersweb.com reports on Victor Rimac Trejo having reached the summit of the Dhaulagiri at 8,167 metres above sealevel. The Dhaulagiri is ranked seventh in the ranking of the highest peaks in the world. Víctor, who is a member of the Seven Summit Treks team and is sponsored by LAN Airlines, reached the top on May […]

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Víctor Rímac from Huaraz hopes to reach the summit of Mount Everest

Victor Hugo Rimac is an accomplished climber and mountaineer, who has spent many years honing his craft. Here he tells The Huaraz Telegraph what inspired him and his plans to conquer Everest Where does your passion for mountaineering come from? It all started with a beautiful girl! My brother was a keen climber and mountaineer, […]

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Lucky escape at the Moraine of Ocshapalca

In this the last edition of the high season, the Huaraz Telegraph would like to share the story of Niels Carlson (23) and Jonathan Clark (44) who, thanks to the rescue team (AGMP, UIAGM) of Casa de Guias and the park guards, made it back alive to Huaraz. Tragedy occurred shortly after noon on August […]

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Welshman (77) visits Rondoy 50 years after deadly accident on the Oggioni glacier

Exactly 50 years after the tragic accident on the Rondoy Mountain where Peter Bebbington (25) and Graham Sadler (24) lost their lives, Charles T. Powell from Wales went back into the Cordillera Huayhuash with his wife, this time. Powell hadn’t been back to scene of the disaster since he left Peru and mentioned in the […]

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Nicolás Ignacio Made becomes third Argentinian victim during mountaineering season

Nicolás Ignacio Made (24), a guide in training from Argentina got killed instantly when he was buried under tons of ice and snow on the snowy covered mountain of Chacraraju (6,108 masl). His climbing partner was left unharmed and reported the news at Casa de Guias in Huaraz. Last night at around 23:30 a team […]

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Guide loses life in avalanche on Huatsán Mountain

More bad news on the mountaineering front as Miguel Gamarra Maza of the province of Recuay lost his life when an avalanche surprised him and nephew Henry Fernandez Gamarra. Fernandez, an engineering student at the University San Pedro in Huaraz, suffered minor injuries and was treated at the Regional Hospital of Huaraz where relatives of […]

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The Inkafest Mountain Film Festival starts on the 26th of August 2013

Every year since 2006, Huaraz is one of the cities to host the annual Inkafest Mountain Film Festival. This year´s event will be held for the second consecutive year in the Cultural Centre which can be found on the corner of Mariscal Toribio de Luzuriaga (main street) and 28 de Julio. The festival invited people […]

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Peru’s most famous mountaineer sounds the alarm bell for tourism in Huaraz

Augusto Ortega, born on July 10th, 1958, is a professional mountain guide and was the first Peruvian ever to conquer the Mount Everest. Augusto, originally from Huaraz, found time to talk to The Huaraz Telegraph and spoke passionately about his first mountain adventures, showing concerned about the future of tourism in Huaraz and its inhabitants […]

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Festival del Andinismo 2013 aiming for tourism boost

Two days before the Festival del Andinismo kicked off, we had a small interview with Benjamin Morales who is the president of Save the Rajus (Save the Mountains) and foremost organiser of the festival, about his objectives and expectations.  What can you tell us about the objectives of the festival? The main objective is the […]

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Archeological monuments suffering water filtrations due to rain

According to declarations made by staff of the Dirección Desconcentrada de Cultura de Ancash (DDC), most archeological monuments in the […]

Noise pollution in Huaraz for 99% caused by claxons

A group of teachers and students of the Chao Virú University in Trujillo were to be seen on the main […]

After estimating 8,000 dogs, Huaraz Municipality agrees to tackle stray dog problem

Some tourists ironically call Huaraz the city of dogs and you can´t blame them for that. It´s actually very sad […]

Laguna Palcacocha still without its early warning system

A visit to Lake Palcacocha learned that the lake which caused the 1941 flood in Huaraz and killed approximately 2,000 […]

Heavy rain causes many roads to collapse in Huaraz and Ancash area

The torrential rains that affected the Callejon de Huaylas for the past month have left houses, schools and roads in […]

Certified osteopathy course offered in Huaraz by an Amercian psychotherapist

The Huaraz Telegraph was informed by Danaan Lahey that the International Society of Orthobionomy Peru will be organising a 22-month […]

Meteorologist predicts waterlogging and heavy rainfall in Huaraz

Rafael Figueroa Tauquino predicts more heavy rain for the urban area of Huaraz. Not the news many tourists would like […]

Psychologist: Anxiety is a problem for people in Huaraz’

Psychologist Yalu Palomino Zárate shared her professional point of view on a part of Huaraz society. Having analysed and studied […]

Locals question Huanchaco’s 25th spot in South American beach ranking

In a beach ranking which was created by the FlightNetwork team who talked to over 1,200 travel journalists, editors, bloggers […]

BREAKING: Three Spanish mountaineers and Peruvian guide die on Mateo

An expedition counting four Spanish climbers and their mountain guide from Huaraz (Rubén Dario Alva) was hit by surprise and […]

Early seismic movement awakens citizens Ancash coast

A perceptible tremor of 4.6 on the Richter scale awoke many people on the Ancash shore living in Huarmey, Casma, […]

Baby with 12 fingers and 12 toes born in Chimbote hospital

A beautiful baby was born in the Hospital La Caleta in Chimbote on the eve of New Year. However, when […]

Huanchaco Beach in top 50 best beaches of South America

Earlier this week, the Chamber of Tourism of Huanchaco announced to be proud that Huanchaco Beach was chosen among South […]

Visitors are prohibited to take plastic into Huascaran National Park

William Martínez Shiñquin, head of the Huascarán National Park, announced that they have issued a provision that prohibits the entry […]

Local guide shares search details and reveals that Jesse Galganov was last seen in Taullipampa

Earlier this week, the editor of The Huaraz Telegraph spoke with Beto Pinto Toledo, manager and founder of local tourism […]

Meet cebiche de chocho, Huaraz’s hearty food icon

Perhaps one of the most popular local dishes of Huaraz, yet one which is often overlooked by travellers, is cebiche […]

Local newspaper spreads painful fake news on Jesse Galganov

What was announced as a huge scoop on the front page of the Friday morning edition of local newspaper Prensa […]

No visits to Pastoruri Glacier; access road closed until the 29th of December

Jesús López Gómez, head of the Huascarán National Park (SERNANP – Huaraz) informed the press and agencies in Huaraz and […]