El Niño refracted its way into all manner of obscure nooks and crannies this winter. Waiting in one such corner, hidden somewhere along the Peruvian coastline, was this exquisite left-hand slab cum pointbreak set-up that asked all sorts of challenging questions; raggamuffins Alvaro Malpartida and Cristobal de Col had all the answers -- well, most of them anyway. Mash up de empire!