I had dreamed of climbing La Esfinge from the day I heard about its existance four years ago. I had traveled to Hauraz to climb but I had very little time or experience. I ended up getting altitude sickness and decided to spend my time trekking instead of climbing. While I was in Huaraz, I heard rumors of a “Big Wall” nestled deep in the Andes called La Esfinge. I knew nothing of the difficulty of the climb, I only saw a photo. I was instantly intriguied and I dreamed of climbing it.

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