The bicentennial flag will shine from the highest point of Peru, on the Huascarán mountain.

On the verge of celebrating 200 years of Peru’s independence, the largest national flag in the history of our country is being sewn, it will measure about 200 meters long, 22 meters wide and it is estimated that it will weigh about 400 kilos and it can be seen from all over the Callejón de Huaylas, the valley of the Ancash region, located between the Black and White mountain ranges.

After completing its 46 years of creation as a protected natural area, the Huascarán park will become the perfect setting for the bicentennial flag that will fly at 6786 meters above sea level, the highest point in Peru, according to the National Service of Protected Natural Areas. by the State (Sernanp).

This activity seeks to promote tourism and encourage national patriotism in all Peruvians, it also seeks the economic reactivation of the country, through the development of tourism in the Huascarán National Park.

The bicentennial flag

The project is led by the mountaineer Víctor Rímac, this entire expedition will begin on July 6 and will end on July 16, for this there will be more than 25 mountaineers who have the task of carrying out the Blanquirroja to the highest summit from Huascaran. Event that will allow us to celebrate the Bicentennial of Independence.


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This project has the nominal backing of the bicentennial seal granted by the government and is aligned with the thematic axis of “integration and competitiveness” referring to a country that is at the forefront of social development in the Ancash region.

The entire mission has the support of the Association of Mountain Guides of Peru (AGMP) and with the collaboration of the Department of High Mountain Rescue of the National Police, Sernanp, the Commission for the Promotion of Peru for Export and Tourism (Promperú), the Regional Directorate of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Áncash and municipalities in the area.

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