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Birding in the Shadows of The Cordillera Blanca Giants

Birding Near Huaraz It’s hard to imagine anywhere more dramatic for bird watching than among the large glaciated peaks of the Cordillera Blanca, just outside of Huaraz. The area is rugged, and for birders visiting Peru the up-close views of … Read More

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Cordillera Blanca Glacier

Acclimatization Guide for Visiting the Huaraz Area

Elevations of the Cordillera Blanca & Huascaran National Park The Andes in Peru reach soaring heights. In Peru, the word breathtaking takes on a dual significance: describing both the stunning scenery as well as the shortness of breath many travelers … Read More

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Trail and Mountain Running in The Cordillera Blanca

Trail or Mountain running is taking a strong hold in the Cordillera Blanca (Huascaran National Park) just outside of Huaraz. In the Southern Cordillera Blanca, the pristine Valleys (Quebradas) and farmlands lend themselves to hours of runs/hikes where one can … Read More

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Growing Quinoa in The Cordillera Blanca, Peru

Growing organic, heirloom, quinoa in the Cordillera Blanca mountains, just outside of Huaraz, Peru, using sustainable and indigenous techniques. … Read More

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How to Pack for Cordillera Blanca Day Hikes & Treks

Weather in the Cordillera Blanca The Lazy Dog Inn Mountain Lodge is located at the base of the Cordillera Blanca mountain range, near Huaraz. We are on the border of Huascaran National Park, a Natural World Heritage Site, and the … Read More

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THE LAZY DOG INN GRANOLA

THE LAZY DOG INN GRANOLA The heavenly smell of toasting almonds and coconut attracts all our guests to the kitchen at The Lazy Dog Inn. Our homemade granola uses many local ingredients which are mixed and toasted to provide optimal … Read More

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Laguna Churup, Cordillera Blanca

Best Day Hikes Near Huaraz

Best Day Hikes from The Lazy Dog Inn Some of the best day hikes just outside of Huaraz are located in the Cordillera Blanca mountain range next to The Lazy Dog Inn Mountain Lodge. The Southern side of the Cordillera … Read More

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Sustainable Building with Adobe

Sustainable Building in the Andes We are an Eco-Mountain Lodge from the ground up, which is evident in the way we built all of our on-site buildings. All buildings at The Lazy Dog Inn are built with the use of … Read More

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Farm to Table at The Lazy Dog Inn Mountain Lodge

Mountain Eco-Lodge Zero Waste Systems

To Be an Eco-Lodge: Zero Waste Systems It seems like the term “eco-lodge” has become used to the point where your average hotel is now using the label, without any sort of effort towards conversation. We here at The Lazy … Read More

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The Cordillera Blanca

Orientating Yourself to the Cordillera Blanca The Cordillera Blanca is part of the Andean chain and spans 200KM or 124 miles, running South to North West.  Home to some of the highest tropical glaciers in the world the range has … Read More

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