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Andes 6000-meter Peaks

RankPeak Elev-Ft
CountryRange (Level 3)Isol-Mi
1.Aconcagua22,84122,841ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes10263.6
2.Volcán Chimborazo20,56113,524EcuadorEcuador Andes525.4
3.Ojos del Salado22,61512,100Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama391.9
4.Cerro Mercedario22,04710,935ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes46.8
5.Nevado Huascarán22,1339108PeruPeruvian Andes1364.7
6.Cerro General Manuel Belgrano20,0039078ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes88.9
7.Cerro Tupungato21,5399055Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes50.3
8.Salcantay20,5518333PeruPeruvian Andes94.1
9.Nevado de Illimani21,1228041BoliviaBolivian Andes124.0
10.Nevado Sajama21,4637966BoliviaBolivian Andes455.5
11.Cerro Llullaillaco22,1107691Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama164.4
12.Nevado Coropuna21,0147244PeruPeruvian Andes275.2
13.Aucanquilcha20,2627103ChileBolivian Andes207.3
14.Nevado de Cachi20,9327041ArgentinaPuna de Atacama103.8
15.Monte Pissis22,2877031ArgentinaPuna de Atacama47.2
16.Majadita20,6046933ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes109.2
17.Marmolejo20,0396906Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes19.5
18.Nevado Ausangate20,9066841PeruPeruvian Andes154.2
19.Yerupajá21,7096653PeruPeruvian Andes92.1
20.Volcán San Pedro20,1616641ChileBolivian Andes46.0
21.Volcán Socompa19,8526611Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama17.6
22.Nevado Ampato20,6306552PeruPeruvian Andes55.3
23.Cerro Parinacota20,8076526Bolivia/ChileBolivian Andes17.5
24.Nevado Chachani19,8726440PeruPeruvian Andes34.6
25.Volcán Antofalla21,1296421ArgentinaPuna de Atacama70.8
25.Nevado Ancohuma21,0866421BoliviaBolivian Andes74.3
27.Palpana19,8166388ChileBolivian Andes23.3
28.Cerro del Toro20,2366266Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes80.8
29.Cerro Pular20,4496227ChilePuna de Atacama46.4
30.Cerro Aracar19,9975876ArgentinaPuna de Atacama18.9
31.Cerro Laguna Blanca19,7245833ArgentinaPuna de Atacama79.1
32.Cerro Azufre19,8565581ChilePuna de Atacama19.8
33.El Cóndor21,0435446ArgentinaPuna de Atacama27.9
34.Huandoy20,8665397PeruPeruvian Andes5.9
35.Queva20,1445364ArgentinaPuna de Atacama35.3
36.Huantsan20,8965358PeruPeruvian Andes33.0
37.Pili19,8365276ChilePuna de Atacama68.7
38.Nevado del Plomo19,9155086Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes24.5
39.Colangüil20,0855075ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes36.6
40.Chaupi Orco19,8295042Bolivia/PeruBolivian Andes92.0
41.Tres Quebradas20,4695000Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama14.0
42.Cerro de Incahuasi21,7224986Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama16.0
43.Cerro Bonete22,1754853ArgentinaPuna de Atacama17.0
44.Tres Cruces22,1394665Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama14.6
45.El Ermitaño20,1644350ChilePuna de Atacama18.2
46.Huayna Potosí19,9743767BoliviaBolivian Andes27.1
47.Cerros Barrancas Blancas20,0753671ChilePuna de Atacama8.3
48.Cerro de San Francisco19,7443661Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama8.1
49.La Mesa20,4403249ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes5.9
50.El Muerto21,2863241Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama5.1
51.Ramada20,3413215ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes5.9
52.Nevado Chopicalqui20,8173015PeruPeruvian Andes3.1
53.Nevado El Fraile19,8852825Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama5.2
54.Veladero-Pico Noreste19,9152461ArgentinaPuna de Atacama6.2
55.Cerro Vicuñas19,9052385ChilePuna de Atacama3.9
56.Cerro Cazadero21,8442323ArgentinaPuna de Atacama6.0
57.Cerro Solo20,3582225Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama4.0
58.Nevado Huascarán-Pico Norte21,8342116PeruPeruvian Andes1.7
59.Tres Cruces Central21,7492064ChilePuna de Atacama2.1
60.Volcán del Viento20,0791870ArgentinaPuna de Atacama3.8
60.Polacos19,8491870ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes2.4
62.Cerro del Nacimiento21,1151693ArgentinaPuna de Atacama6.6
63.Nevado de Illampu20,7711677BoliviaBolivian Andes2.7

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List Description

This list is largely based on the work of John Biggar (, 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 determining which peaks belong on this list. The peak latitude-longitudes and range classifications where calculated from other sources.


     The 6000m peaks of the Andes in order of height

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

       The Andes: A Guide for Climbers (Biggar)

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