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Salcantay 6271m

Salcantay is an imposing and quite difficult peak in the Cordillera Vilcabamba near Cuzco in Peru. It is well seen from the Inca trail to Machu Picchu, particularly if you do the alternative longer start from Mollepata.

Salcantay from the air.

Salcantay and Humantay as seen from the air to the north.

We can organise guided ascents of this peak. For details of how to climb Salcantay and neighbouring peaks in the Cordillera Vilcabamba  please see our guidebook.

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