Lago Acucocha, Amazon source in the Andes mountains of Peru.

Expedition begins in this outflow canal from the lake.

Expedition leader West Hansen on Rio Gashan.

Team member Jeff Wueste helped to camp in a snowstorm.

Tino Specht squeezing under pasture bridge.

West Hansen exhausted in the snow.

Gathering boats at unscheduled stop.

Daily chores.

West Hansen, upper Mantaro River.

Rio Mantaro rapids.

West Hansen, expedition leader.

Dragging through boulder low water boulder fields.

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