A 1985 five-man team led by the late Emil Barajak, was torn with dissension. The same year organized by South African Dr. Francois J. Odendaal. American Joe Kane and Only Polish Piotr Chmielinski completed with Kane the journey to the Atlantic. Halfway had had little food over the four days, bivvied next on the north side of the ridge to a small snow drift. The Nat Geo expedition reached this source, the top of the mountain, the mountain ridges. The source is directly from the Colca Canyon up the river.