August 30, 2012
The expedition team stands at the newly confirmed source at the headwaters of the Rio Apacheta.
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If you’re going to knock something off the bucket list, it might as well fill a big bucket. That’s my reasoning, anyway, behind camping at a lung-busting 16,200 feet in the Peruvian Andes on a four-day, mule-assisted backpack trip to the source of the Amazon River — a far cry from our Yampa River back home.