Yuraq Janka: A Guide to the Peruvian Andes, Volume 1

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The Mountaineers Books, 1977
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Contents

EARLY MOUNTAINEERING IN PERU
3
MOUNTAIN CLIMBERS AND MOUNTAIN DWELLERS
7
ESSENTIALS FOR MOUNTAINEERING EXPEDITIONS
14
MEDICAL PROBLEMS
17
CORDILLERAS BLANCA AND ROSKO
25
GEOLOGY
28
GLACIATION
32
SNOW AND ICE CONDITIONS
39
CHINCHEY
96
Chinchey
97
Kayesh
100
Pallkaraju
101
Ranrapallka
103
Pukaranra
106
HUANTSAN
109
San Juan
110

WEATHER AND CLIMATE
41
ACCESS
44
THE MOUNTAINS
49
CHAMPARA
56
MILLWAQOCHA
57
SANTA CRUZ
58
Santa Cruz
60
Kitaraju
62
Pukajirka Group
66
HUANDOY
70
Artesonraju
71
Chakraraju
76
Huandoy
78
HUASCARAN
81
CONTRAHIERBAS
86
COPA
88
Hualcan
89
Copa
91
PERLILLA
93
Huantsan
111
Uruashraju
114
YANAMAREY
116
PONGOS
117
Pongos Norte
118
Pongos Sur
120
RARIA
122
CAULLARAJU
124
Wiksu
127
Rajutuna
128
SOURCES AND REFERENCES
131
QUECHUA
145
GEOGRAPHIC TERMS ANCASH QUECHUA
155
SPECIALIZED GEOGRAPHIC AND MOUNTAINEERING TERMSENGLISH SPANISH GERMAN FRENCH ITALIAN
162
ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
174
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
175
INDEX
177
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