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surfguideperu's photo of Pico Alto

José (Jarita) Gómes droping on a small to medium sized wave in Pico Alto in a reed boat (Caballito de TOTORA), used by the ancient pre INCA civilization in northern Peru to gather their fishing nets.

Average rating of 4.28 from 43 votes

Pico Alto

Spot Location: Peru - South > South Peru > Pico Alto

Date Taken: 21st March 2009. 13991 page views since 12th November 2010.

Big Wave Rating Primary Swell Secondary Swell Wind (+ Gusts) Weather
2.5ft 16s 215.6° 3.5ft 10s   9
mph
Overcast 73°f
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sqirl Nov 19, 2010 Rating: 2

loving the alladin shoe rocker in the nose!!

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Splat Nov 19, 2010 Rating: 1

Thor...er, cor blimme!

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PapaSurf Nov 18, 2010 Rating: 0

that's a lotta rocker!

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funnerz Nov 17, 2010 Rating: 2

reckon he makes the bottom turn?

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DIGITAL WAVE Nov 19, 2010 Rating: -3

looks like he does this everyday http://magicseaweed.com/photoLab/viewPhoto.php?photoId=124676

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I love beef curtains me !! Nov 17, 2010 Rating: 0

Aladdin's shoe was a great ride

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soutie Nov 16, 2010 Rating: 0

beat boy, beat boy. hit that perfect beat boy. hit that perfect, hit that perfect, hit that perfect beat boy.

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toadboy Nov 16, 2010 Rating: -1

did the boat survive or was it trounced?

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Jack Glick Nov 16, 2010 Rating: 0

I'm assuming you mean "small to medium" by Pico Alto standards?

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PapaSurf Nov 19, 2010 Rating: 2

I'd say small to medium by jolly green giant standards.

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mikej Nov 16, 2010 Rating: -1

they are gona be soooo pissed when they find out what hes doing with their boat!

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Flinders Kid Nov 16, 2010 Rating: 1

I see a cornucopia of scenarios here.....

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DoAPooAndGambole Nov 16, 2010 Rating: 1

is that one of those new quads?

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Kaptain Kook Nov 16, 2010 Rating: 2

Has he just speared an urchin on his last take off attempt?

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carlos sidia Nov 16, 2010 Rating: 2

jose jara gomesssss csm caballito de totora huanchaco peru no incasssss ,fishermans chimu mochica

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Papa Chambo Nov 16, 2010 Rating: -1

I love the shape of that wave...

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wgc1 Nov 16, 2010 Rating: -1

really, is that a good idea is there a sequence...

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wgc1 Nov 16, 2010 Rating: 0

really, is a good idea is there a sequence...

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Ozmitch Nov 16, 2010 Rating: 1

Balls!

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