A burn (left of center of photo) in the Llanganuco Valley of the Cordillera Blanca, Peru, with the Huandoy mountain group in the background.  The fire burned in 2012 and the climbing trail that bisects the image acted as a fire break and protected the Polylepis trees immediately uphill.  The photo was taken from the opposite side of the valley in 2013 and, as of 2016, the burn had not yet recovered to 100% of pre-fire biomass.  Photo credit: John All.

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