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Andes 6000-meter Peaks

RankPeak Elev-M  Prom-M CountryRange (Level 3)Isol-KmAscent Date
1.Aconcagua69626962ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes16517.6 
 Alma Negra6120240ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes4.9 
55.Alto6148 Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes8.7 
47.Aucanquilcha61762165ChileBolivian Andes333.6 
64.Callangate6110 PeruPeruvian Andes13.5 
95.Caraz6025 PeruPeruvian Andes6.7 
 Cerro Aconcagua-South Summit683030ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes.9 
83.Cerro Acotango6052 Bolivia/ChileBolivian Andes6.3 
70.Cerro Aracar60951791ArgentinaPuna de Atacama30.4 
83.Cerro Azufre60521701ChilePuna de Atacama31.9 
4.Cerro Bonete67591459ArgentinaPuna de Atacama27.3 
9.Cerro Cazadero6658658ArgentinaPuna de Atacama9.6 
76.Cerro Colorados6080 Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama7.3 
12.Cerro de Incahuasi66211520Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama25.8 
99.Cerro de San Francisco60181116Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama13.1 
 Cerro del Nacimiento6436496ArgentinaPuna de Atacama10.7 
49.Cerro del Toro61681910Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes130.0 
69.Cerro General Manuel Belgrano60972767ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes143.0 
101.Cerro Laguna Blanca60121778ArgentinaPuna de Atacama127.4 
52.Cerro las Tórtolas6160 Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes39.8 
7.Cerro Llullaillaco67392344Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama264.5 
42.Cerro los Olivares6216 Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes17.7 
8.Cerro Mercedario67203333ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes75.4 
29.Cerro Parinacota63421989Bolivia/ChileBolivian Andes28.1 
40.Cerro Pular62331898ChilePuna de Atacama74.7 
43.Cerro Solo6205678Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama6.5 
14.Cerro Tupungato65652760Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes80.9 
49.Cerro Vallecitos6168 ArgentinaPuna de Atacama39.5 
79.Cerro Vicuñas6067727ChilePuna de Atacama6.4 
63.Cerros Barrancas Blancas61191069ChilePuna de Atacama13.4 
102.Chachacomani6000 BoliviaBolivian Andes4.6 
65.Chacraraju6108 PeruPeruvian Andes6.5 
90.Chaupi Orco60441537Bolivia/PeruBolivian Andes148.1 
31.Chinchey6309 PeruPeruvian Andes13.6 
59.Colangüil61221547ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes58.9 
 Cumbre de Laudo6152272ArgentinaPuna de Atacama3.7 
 Cumbre del Toro6120170ArgentinaPuna de Atacama2.6 
21.El Cóndor64141660ArgentinaPuna de Atacama44.9 
56.El Ermitaño61461326ChilePuna de Atacama29.3 
16.El Muerto6488938Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama8.2 
59.Hualcan6122 PeruPeruvian Andes7.0 
26.Huandoy63601645PeruPeruvian Andes9.5 
25.Huantsan63691633PeruPeruvian Andes53.2 
75.Huayna Potosí60881128BoliviaBolivian Andes43.6 
 Illimani-Pico de Paris6402262BoliviaBolivian Andes1.4 
72.Jatunhuma6093 PeruPeruvian Andes2.1 
67.Jatunriti6106 PeruPeruvian Andes4.3 
71.Jirishanca6094 PeruPeruvian Andes1.8 
41.La Mesa6230970ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes9.4 
 Los Gemelos6196416ArgentinaPuna de Atacama5.8 
34.Majadita62802113ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes175.7 
65.Marmolejo61082105Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes31.4 
3.Monte Pissis67932143ArgentinaPuna de Atacama75.9 
32.Nevado Ampato62881997PeruPeruvian Andes89.0 
20.Nevado Ancohuma64271957BoliviaBolivian Andes119.6 
24.Nevado Ausangate63722085PeruPeruvian Andes248.2 
82.Nevado Chachani60571963PeruPeruvian Andes55.7 
27.Nevado Chopicalqui6345919PeruPeruvian Andes5.0 
45.Nevado Copa6188 PeruPeruvian Andes17.4 
22.Nevado Coropuna64052208PeruPeruvian Andes442.9 
23.Nevado de Cachi63802146ArgentinaPuna de Atacama167.1 
68.Nevado de Chiaraco6104 BoliviaBolivian Andes17.8 
 Nevado de Illampu6331491BoliviaBolivian Andes4.4 
18.Nevado de Illimani64382451BoliviaBolivian Andes199.5 
77.Nevado del Plomo60701550Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes39.5 
81.Nevado El Fraile6061811Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama8.4 
6.Nevado Huascarán67462776PeruPeruvian Andes2196.2 
10.Nevado Huascarán-Pico Norte6655645PeruPeruvian Andes2.7 
15.Nevado Sajama65422428BoliviaBolivian Andes733.0 
 Nevado Sarapo6147347PeruPeruvian Andes1.2 
72.Nevado Solimana6093 PeruPeruvian Andes29.1 
2.Ojos del Salado68933688Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama630.7 
54.Pabellón6152 ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes10.2 
35.Palcaraju6274 PeruPeruvian Andes4.8 
91.Palpana60401947ChileBolivian Andes37.5 
 Peña Blanca6030430ChilePuna de Atacama6.3 
 Pico del Indio610969BoliviaBolivian Andes1.8 
 Pico Layca Kkollu6166126BoliviaBolivian Andes1.6 
98.Pico Piuquenes6019 Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes5.6 
89.Pili60461608ChilePuna de Atacama110.5 
 Pissis II6785285ArgentinaPuna de Atacama3.2 
86.Polacos6050550ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes3.9 
33.Pomerape6282 Bolivia/ChileBolivian Andes4.4 
86.Pucajirca6050 PeruPeruvian Andes12.4 
53.Pucaranra6156 PeruPeruvian Andes2.4 
46.Quemado6184 ArgentinaPuna de Atacama22.2 
58.Queva61401635ArgentinaPuna de Atacama56.8 
92.Quitaraju6036 PeruPeruvian Andes5.0 
44.Ramada6200960ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes9.5 
51.Ranrapalca6162 PeruPeruvian Andes7.0 
100.Rasac6017 PeruPeruvian Andes1.9 
30.Reclus6335 ArgentinaPuna de Atacama17.7 
37.Salcantay62642540PeruPeruvian Andes151.4 
94.Salin6029 Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama12.9 
38.Santa Cruz6241 PeruPeruvian Andes15.7 
48.Sierra Nevada6173 Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama25.1 
28.Siula Grande6344 PeruPeruvian Andes3.2 
93.Tocllaraju6034 PeruPeruvian Andes3.6 
5.Tres Cruces67481422Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama23.5 
11.Tres Cruces Central6629579ChilePuna de Atacama3.4 
 Tres Cruces Norte6030389ChilePuna de Atacama4.1 
39.Tres Quebradas62391524Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama22.6 
97.Uturuncu6020 BoliviaBolivian Andes122.2 
19.Veladero6436 ArgentinaPuna de Atacama22.6 
77.Veladero-Pico Noreste6070730ArgentinaPuna de Atacama10.0 
17.Volcán Antofalla64401957ArgentinaPuna de Atacama114.0 
36.Volcán Chimborazo62674122EcuadorEcuador Andes845.5 
62.Volcán del Viento6120520ArgentinaPuna de Atacama6.1 
80.Volcán Guallatiri6063 ChileBolivian Andes29.0 
74.Volcán San Pablo6092 ChileBolivian Andes6.4 
57.Volcán San Pedro61452024ChileBolivian Andes74.1 
85.Volcán Socompa60512015Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama28.3 
95.Wallqa Wallqa6025 PeruPeruvian Andes11.3 
88.Yayamari6049 PeruPeruvian Andes12.4 
13.Yerupajá66172028PeruPeruvian Andes148.1 
61.Yerupaja Chico6121 PeruPeruvian Andes1.7 

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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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