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Andes 6000-meter Peaks

Ranked Peaks have 400 meters of Clean Prominence

RankPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft CountryRange (Level 3)Isol-Mi
1.Aconcagua22,84122,841ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes10263.6
2.Ojos del Salado22,61512,100Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama391.9
 Cerro Aconcagua-South Summit22,40898ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes.6
3.Monte Pissis22,2877031ArgentinaPuna de Atacama47.2
 Pissis II22,260935ArgentinaPuna de Atacama2.0
4.Nevado Huascarán22,2059180PeruPeruvian Andes1364.5
5.Cerro Bonete22,1754918ArgentinaPuna de Atacama17.0
6.Tres Cruces22,1394665Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama14.6
7.Cerro Llullaillaco22,1107691Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama164.4
8.Cerro Mercedario22,04710,935ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes46.8
9.Nevado Huascarán-Pico Norte21,8642146PeruPeruvian Andes1.7
10.Cerro Cazadero21,8442159ArgentinaPuna de Atacama6.0
11.Tres Cruces Central21,7491900ChilePuna de Atacama2.1
12.Cerro de Incahuasi21,7224986Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama16.0
13.Nevado Yerupajá21,7096653PeruPeruvian Andes92.2
14.Cerro Tupungato21,5399055Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes50.3
15.Nevado Sajama21,4637966BoliviaBolivian Andes455.4
 Nevado Yerupajá-Pico Sur21,37550PeruPeruvian Andes.4
16.El Muerto21,2863077Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama5.1
17.Volcán Antofalla21,1296421ArgentinaPuna de Atacama71.1
18.Nevado de Illimani21,1228041BoliviaBolivian Andes124.0
19.Veladero21,1153661ArgentinaPuna de Atacama14.1
19.Cerro del Nacimiento21,1151627ArgentinaPuna de Atacama6.6
21.Nevado Ancohuma21,0866191BoliviaBolivian Andes74.3
22.El Cóndor21,0435446ArgentinaPuna de Atacama27.9
23.Nevado Coropuna21,0147244PeruPeruvian Andes275.2
 Illimani-Pico de Paris21,004860BoliviaBolivian Andes.9
24.Nevado Huandoy20,9815341PeruPeruvian Andes5.9
25.Nevado de Cachi20,9327041ArgentinaPuna de Atacama102.9
 Antofalla-Pico Central20,932984ArgentinaPuna de Atacama1.8
 Nevado Corpuna-Casulla20,9221106PeruPeruvian Andes1.7
26.Nevado Ausangate20,9066841PeruPeruvian Andes152.7
27.Nevado Huantsan20,8965312PeruPeruvian Andes33.7
28.Ramada20,8663674ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes9.1
 Nevado Huandoy-Pico Oeste20,853709PeruPeruvian Andes.6
29.Nevado Chopicalqui20,8463044PeruPeruvian Andes3.1
30.Siula Grande20,8142015PeruPeruvian Andes1.7
31.Cerro Parinacota20,8076526Bolivia/ChileBolivian Andes17.5
32.Nevado de Illampu20,7711611BoliviaBolivian Andes2.7
 Nevado Coropuna-Pico Este20,6861198PeruPeruvian Andes4.4
33.Nevado Ampato20,6306552PeruPeruvian Andes51.1
34.Pomerape20,6103025Bolivia/ChileBolivian Andes2.7
35.Majadita20,6046933ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes109.2
35.Reclus20,6042494ArgentinaPuna de Atacama11.0
37.Volcán Chimborazo20,56113,524EcuadorEcuador Andes525.6
38.Salcantay20,5518333PeruPeruvian Andes93.9
39.Nevado Santa Cruz20,4764892PeruPeruvian Andes9.7
 Cerro Pioneros20,472853ArgentinaPuna de Atacama5.5
40.Tres Quebradas20,4695000Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama14.0
41.Cerro Pular20,4496227ChilePuna de Atacama46.4
42.Nevado Chinchey20,4134009PeruPeruvian Andes9.2
43.Cerro los Olivares20,3944252Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes11.0
44.Cerro Solo20,3582225Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama4.0
45.Nevado Copa20,3024390PeruPeruvian Andes12.8
46.Quemado20,2892310ArgentinaPuna de Atacama6.9
47.Nevado Palcaraju20,2762231PeruPeruvian Andes2.9
48.Aucanquilcha20,2627103ChileBolivian Andes206.6
 Nevado Copa-Pico Norte20,253404PeruPeruvian Andes1.0
49.Cerro del Toro20,2366266Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes80.8
 Pico Layca Kkollu20,230414BoliviaBolivian Andes1.0
50.Nevado Ranrapalca20,2172993PeruPeruvian Andes4.3
51.Cerro las Tórtolas20,2104528Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes24.7
51.La Mesa20,2102953ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes5.9
51.Nevado Hualcan20,2102658PeruPeruvian Andes4.4
 Nevado Huandoy-Pico Sur20,2101116PeruPeruvian Andes1.1
54.Nevado Pucaranra20,1972087PeruPeruvian Andes1.5
55.Alto20,1712914Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes8.1
56.El Ermitaño20,1644350ChilePuna de Atacama18.2
57.Volcán San Pedro20,1616641ChileBolivian Andes46.2
58.Queva20,1445364ArgentinaPuna de Atacama41.6
58.Sierra Nevada20,1444527Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama15.6
 Monte Pissis-Pico Media20,144853ArgentinaPuna de Atacama3.4
 Monte Pissis-Pico Altar20,112821ArgentinaPuna de Atacama3.5
 Nevado Sarapo20,102581PeruPeruvian Andes.7
60.Colangüil20,0855075ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes36.6
61.Cerro Medusa20,0791706ArgentinaPuna de Atacama3.8
 Colquecruz20,0791181PeruPeruvian Andes10.9
 Los Gemelos20,0791116ArgentinaPuna de Atacama3.6
 Alma Negra20,079788ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes3.1
 Cumbre de Laudo20,079788ArgentinaPuna de Atacama2.3
 Cumbre del Toro20,079558ArgentinaPuna de Atacama1.6
62.Cerros Barrancas Blancas20,0753507ChilePuna de Atacama8.3
63.Callangate20,0463642PeruPeruvian Andes4.9
 Pico del Indio20,043227BoliviaBolivian Andes1.1
64.Marmolejo20,0396906Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes18.6
64.Nevado Chacraraju20,0392487PeruPeruvian Andes4.2
66.Jatunriti20,0332710PeruPeruvian Andes2.0
67.Nevado de Chiaraco20,0263753BoliviaBolivian Andes11.2
68.Cerro Vallecitos20,0133838ArgentinaPuna de Atacama24.1
69.Cerro General Manuel Belgrano20,0039078ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes88.9
70.Cerro Aracar19,9975876ArgentinaPuna de Atacama18.9
71.Nevado Jirishanca19,9931571PeruPeruvian Andes2.1
72.Nevado Solimana19,9904767PeruPeruvian Andes17.5
72.Jatunhuma19,9902339PeruPeruvian Andes1.8
74.Volcán San Pablo19,9872582ChileBolivian Andes3.1
 Yerupaja Chico19,9771112PeruPeruvian Andes1.0
75.Huayna Potosí19,9743898BoliviaBolivian Andes27.0
76.Pabellón19,9483544ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes6.6
76.Cerro Colorados19,9483281Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama4.6
78.Nevado del Plomo19,9155086Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes24.5
78.Cerro Baboso19,9151936ArgentinaPuna de Atacama6.2
80.Cerro Vicuñas19,9052385ChilePuna de Atacama3.9
81.Volcán Guallatiri19,8924669ChileBolivian Andes18.0
82.Nevado El Fraile19,8852661Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama5.2
83.Nevado Chachani19,8726440PeruPeruvian Andes34.6
84.Cerro Copiapó19,8565581ChilePuna de Atacama19.8
84.Cerro Acotango19,8562796Bolivia/ChileBolivian Andes3.9
86.Volcán Socompa19,8526611Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama17.6
 Cerro de Ciénaga19,8491214ArgentinaPuna de Atacama4.5
87.Yayamari19,8462326PeruPeruvian Andes7.3
88.Pili19,8365276ChilePuna de Atacama68.6
88.Nevado Pucajirca19,8362776PeruPeruvian Andes8.3
90.Chaupi Orco19,8295042Bolivia/PeruBolivian Andes92.0
91.Palpana19,8166388ChileBolivian Andes22.7
 Pucajirca Oeste19,8131112PeruPeruvian Andes1.5
92.Quitaraju19,8032546PeruPeruvian Andes3.2
93.Peña Blanca19,7831410ChilePuna de Atacama3.9
 Tres Cruces Norte19,7831276ChilePuna de Atacama2.6
94.Salin19,7804819Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama8.8
95.Volcán del Viento19,7771536ArgentinaPuna de Atacama4.4
96.Hualca Hualca19,7672247PeruPeruvian Andes7.0
97.Uturuncu19,7514594BoliviaBolivian Andes75.9
 Pico Piuquenes19,747915Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes3.4
98.Cerro de San Francisco19,7443661Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama8.1
 Rasac19,741909PeruPeruvian Andes1.0
 Pucajirca Central19,7311030PeruPeruvian Andes.8
99.Cerro Laguna Blanca19,7245833ArgentinaPuna de Atacama79.1
 Callangate Norte19,6851050PeruPeruvian Andes1.4

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List Description

This list is largely based on the work of John Biggar (http://www.andes.org.uk), who is the world's leading authority on the true elevations of the peaks of the Andes. Given the lack of good large-scale maps in much of South America, he has done an excellent job of compiling information from diverse sources. The cut-off prominence of 400m for this list is the same he uses.

This table here is based on his work, with the addition of independent research on peak latitude-longitudes, range classifications, prominences, and some elevations.

Links

     The 6000m peaks of the Andes in order of height

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

       The Andes: A Guide for Climbers (Biggar)

Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.

 


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