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INAIGEM installs real time monitoring system for Lake Palcacocha

As part of its research functions in glacier and lake dangers, the National Institute of Glacier and Mountain Ecosystem Research (INAIGEM) has developed a real time monitoring system for Lake Palcacocha. This information was shared three days ago at the College of Engineers of Peru by members of the INAIGEM. The installation of the pilot […]

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Head HNP: ¨People responsible for fireworks in our park will be sanctioned¨

Engineer Jesús Gómez López, head of the Huascarán National Park has spoken out on the detonation of fireworks during the arrival of New Year within the boundaries of the park. The chief of the National Service of Protected Natural Areas by the State (SERNANP) in Huaraz stated that they got informed though social networks and […]

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Irresponsible visitors of Huascarán National Park set off fireworks to celebrate New Year

On their Facebook page, Huaraz Guides have reported and at the same time heavily condemned an attack against wildlife and the preservation of the Huascarán National Park, due to the detonation of fireworks in the glacier area on January 1st. According to a publication by nationwide newspaper El Comercio and Ancash Info, people who would […]

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Weather expert warns Huaraz will not be spared from waterlogging

University professor and local meteorologist Rafael Figueroa Tauquino lamented that despite of the warnings realised by the Santiago Antúnez de Mayolo University Meteorology Team to the local and regional authorities, these have not fulfilled their obligations. To comply with the prevention of natural disasters, local and regional authorities were urged to do cleaning work in […]

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Dutchman seeking to educate Peruvian citizens and farmers about climate change

Henk Smeenk is a Dutch man with a mission: to help farmers in developing countries face the challenges of climate change. With this in mind, he created up with the EduClima program, currently piloting in Peru as well as Sri Lanka and Tanzinia. It involves educating citizens and farmers about climate change, and teaching them […]

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Cracks in Peru’s tallest mountain are caused by climate change, say researchers

A research team spent five days ascending the dizzying heights of Peru’s tallest mountain on a scientific expedition to record geological and biological changes on the peak. What they found are worrying signs of the impact of climate change on Huascaran, and highlights the urgency with which an action plan is needed to save the […]

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INAIGEM announces cooperation agreement and construction of Museum of Andean Mountains

The Ohio State University in the US and the INAIGEM (National Institute of Research on Glaciers and Mountain Ecosystems) signed a cooperation agreement last month to carry out scientific studies on Mount Huascarán in the Cordillera Blanca, in the fields of glaciology, meteorology and climatology. The international scientific community has a growing interest in studying […]

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Huaraz-born trail runner named Huascarán National Park ambassador

Hernán Henostroza Gamarra from Huaraz informed The Huaraz Telegraph that he was officially named ambassador of the National Park Huascarán. The 25-year-old trail runner who won the 60 km long Andes Race in August 2017 said that being an ambassador, it´s his job to propagate, support and protect the natural areas of the Peruvian State, […]

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Park rangers National Park Huascarán trained to monitor wild birds

Peru’s National Service of Natural Areas Protected by the State (SERNANP), and Cornell University’s Ornothology Laboratory (CLO), have collaborated in order to train park rangers to monitor wild birds. This joint effort aims to gain a greater understanding of climate change, and how other human activity affects the biological communities of high mountain ranges. Although […]

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´Woody´ and Kate calling attention for biodiversity on their trip through the Andes

Through the years, we have now interviewed a couple of cyclists who for different reasons visited the Huaraz area on a bike. Faithfull readers will definitely remember Fernando (Nando) Padrós from Catalunya in Spain who abandoned European society, left his home, friends and job behind and took to his bicycle and was cycling around the […]

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Alianza Lima suffers shock defeat in Huaraz against Sport Rosario

An efficient performance by Huaraz-based club Sport Rosario saw the Auriazules overcome a lacklustre Alianza Lima 3-2 at Rosas Pampa […]

Alisa Clamen after completing Santa Cruz Trek: “It felt like I completed something Jesse couldn’t”

Jesse Galganov´s mother Alisa Clamen looked incredibly tired when the editor of The Huaraz Telegraph met her yesterday morning for […]

Jesse´s father keeps his promise and heads to the Santa Cruz Trek

Though one day delayed, at six o´clock sharp this morning, Todd Galganov left Huaraz by private car heading for the […]

Thirty-five people got killed in traffic accidents in Ancash between January and April

In just four months there were already 235 reported traffic accidents in the Ancash region, killing 35 people and more […]

Hotel San Sebastian and 13 Búhos gain spots in newest edition of Rough Guides

Although most travellers nowadays carry tablets, smart phones and even laptops to gather their tourist information while exploring a foreign […]

Without a budget, the Peruvian Army and Police Force start a massive four-day search for Jesse Galganov next week

There are anxious days ahead for Todd Galganov who is getting everything done to prepare for what appears to be […]

A troubled father who deserves the compassion of a city

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Todd Galganov, Jesse´s father for the first time. A […]

Todd Galganov eager to meet either Canadian PM or President Trump in order to find Jesse

Between April 13 and 14, the eighth edition of the Summit of the Americas will be held at Lima, Peru […]

Todd Galganov in tears during dramatic press conference; ¨where is my son¨?

Jesse Galganov, the now 23-year-old backpacker from Montreal, Canada, has been missing for 180 days and sadly, so far there […]

An average of almost two Peruvians per day go missing in Peru; never to be found

On the 8th of February during his television programme Beto a Saber, Peruvian journalist Beto Ortiz shared some  incredibly worrying […]

Trio of female mountaineers to share their experiences in the Cultural Centre

This 17th of February three female mountaineers (Flor Cuenca, Tana Mejía and Malú Espinoza) will share their experiences with amateur […]

Local tourism operator worried about unexpected closure of Hatun Machay

Rosario Pilar Obregón Domínguez´ reign at Hatun Machay keeps worrying local tourism operators. The psychologist from Huaraz was granted by […]

Money or true animal love? ´Rightful owner´ of Wendy claims Steve-O stole his dog

Percy Poma Loli, a 44-year-old businessman from Huaraz caught the attention of the national press claiming that his dog named […]

Lima Airlines becomes seventh national airline operating in Peru; Huaraz not on destination list

Six airlines control the domestic Peruvian air market and now a seventh operator enlists its next entry. Last Saturday, Lima […]

Jesse Galganov´s reward increased up to S/ 100.000 (30.000 U$ approx.)

The return to Peru for Alisa Clamen couldn’t have gotten off to a worse start. She was supposed to arrive […]

Update: Search for Jesse Galganov continued, mother on her way to Huaraz

The Huaraz Telegraph was informed by Gideon Harari from Israel, specialised in intelligence services and investigation, that the search for […]

Unasam inaugurates museum that will exhibit research of its archeology students

With the presence of the main regional and local authorities, the National University Santiago Antúnez de Mayolo (Unasam) inaugurated a […]

Jackass’ Steve-O filming in Huaraz and adopts a street dog called Wendy

Huaraz regularly attracts the attention of thrill-seeking adventure-hunters for its high altitude hikes and daring climbs, but the city is […]