Peru Day 7: Salkantay Trek – Suyroqocha to Collpapampa

Start: Suyroqocha 4,480m (14,698 ft)

Finish: Collpapampa 2,800m (9,186 ft)

Trek Time: ~8 hrs (including lunch)

“Buenos dias! Café or té?” Alex asked as he unzipped rain fly on our tent and handed us cups of coffee and coca tea before we even got out of our sleeping bags. After a freezing night, we woke to the sun shining bright and clear blue skies! Salkantay was out, with no clouds in sight. It was a beautiful day! After a pancake breakfast, we packed up the rest of our  gear and headed off to finish our ascent to the highest point of the trek – Salkantay Pass at 4,630m (15,190ft). Continue reading “Peru Day 7: Salkantay Trek – Suyroqocha to Collpapampa”