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Andes 6000-meter Peaks

RankPeak Elev-M  Prom-M CountryRange (Level 3)Isol-Km
1.Aconcagua69626962ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes16517.6
2.Volcán Chimborazo62674122EcuadorEcuador Andes845.5
3.Ojos del Salado68933688Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama630.7
4.Cerro Mercedario67203333ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes75.4
5.Nevado Huascarán67462776PeruPeruvian Andes2196.2
6.Cerro General Manuel Belgrano60972767ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes143.0
7.Cerro Tupungato65652760Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes80.9
8.Salcantay62642540PeruPeruvian Andes151.2
9.Nevado de Illimani64382451BoliviaBolivian Andes199.5
10.Nevado Sajama65422428BoliviaBolivian Andes733.0
11.Cerro Llullaillaco67392344Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama264.5
12.Nevado Coropuna64052208PeruPeruvian Andes442.9
13.Aucanquilcha61762165ChileBolivian Andes333.6
14.Nevado de Cachi63802146ArgentinaPuna de Atacama167.7
15.Monte Pissis67932143ArgentinaPuna de Atacama75.9
16.Majadita62802113ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes175.7
17.Marmolejo61082105Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes31.4
18.Nevado Ausangate63722085PeruPeruvian Andes247.3
19.Yerupajá66172028PeruPeruvian Andes148.1
20.Volcán San Pedro61452024ChileBolivian Andes74.1
21.Volcán Socompa60512015Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama28.3
22.Nevado Ampato62881997PeruPeruvian Andes89.2
23.Cerro Parinacota63421989Bolivia/ChileBolivian Andes28.1
24.Nevado Chachani60571963PeruPeruvian Andes56.0
25.Volcán Antofalla64401957ArgentinaPuna de Atacama114.0
26.Nevado Ancohuma64271957BoliviaBolivian Andes119.6
27.Palpana60401947ChileBolivian Andes37.5
28.Cerro del Toro61681910Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes130.0
29.Cerro Pular62331898ChilePuna de Atacama74.7
30.Cerro Aracar60951791ArgentinaPuna de Atacama30.4
31.Cerro Laguna Blanca Norte60121778ArgentinaPuna de Atacama127.1
32.Cerro Azufre60521701ChilePuna de Atacama31.9
33.El Cóndor64141660ArgentinaPuna de Atacama44.9
34.Huandoy63601645PeruPeruvian Andes9.5
35.Queva61401635ArgentinaPuna de Atacama56.8
36.Huantsan63691633PeruPeruvian Andes53.2
37.Pili60461608ChilePuna de Atacama110.5
38.Nevado del Plomo60701550Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes39.5
39.Colangüil61221547ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes58.9
40.Chaupi Orco60441537Bolivia/PeruBolivian Andes148.1
41.Tres Quebradas62391524Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama22.6
42.Cerro de Incahuasi66211520Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama25.8
43.Cerro Bonete67591459ArgentinaPuna de Atacama27.3
44.Tres Cruces67481422Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama23.5
45.El Ermitaño61461326ChilePuna de Atacama29.3
46.Huayna Potosí60881128BoliviaBolivian Andes43.6
47.Cerro de San Francisco60181116Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama13.1
48.Cerros Barrancas Blancas61191069ChilePuna de Atacama13.4
49.La Mesa6230970ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes9.4
50.Ramada6200960ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes9.5
51.El Muerto6488938Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama8.2
52.Nevado Chopicalqui6345919PeruPeruvian Andes5.0
53.Nevado El Fraile6061811Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama8.4
54.Veladero-Pico Noreste6070730ArgentinaPuna de Atacama10.0
55.Cerro Vicuñas6067727ChilePuna de Atacama6.4
56.Cerro Solo6205678Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama6.5
57.Cerro Cazadero6658658ArgentinaPuna de Atacama9.6
58.Nevado Huascarán-Pico Norte6655645PeruPeruvian Andes2.7
59.Tres Cruces Central6629579ChilePuna de Atacama3.4
60.Polacos6050550ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes3.9
61.Volcán del Viento6120520ArgentinaPuna de Atacama6.1
 Cerro del Nacimiento6436496ArgentinaPuna de Atacama10.7
 Nevado de Illampu6331491BoliviaBolivian Andes4.4
 Peña Blanca6030430ChilePuna de Atacama6.3
 Los Gemelos6196416ArgentinaPuna de Atacama5.8
 Tres Cruces Norte6030389ChilePuna de Atacama4.1
 Nevado Sarapo6147347PeruPeruvian Andes1.2
 Pissis II6785285ArgentinaPuna de Atacama3.2
 Cumbre de Laudo6152272ArgentinaPuna de Atacama3.7
 Illimani-Pico de Paris6402262BoliviaBolivian Andes1.4
 Alma Negra6120240ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes4.9
 Cumbre del Toro6120170ArgentinaPuna de Atacama2.6
 Pico Layca Kkollu6166126BoliviaBolivian Andes1.6
 Pico del Indio610969BoliviaBolivian Andes1.8
 Cerro Aconcagua-South Summit683030ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes.9
62.Veladero6436 ArgentinaPuna de Atacama22.6
63.Siula Grande6344 PeruPeruvian Andes3.2
64.Reclus6335 ArgentinaPuna de Atacama17.7
65.Chinchey6309 PeruPeruvian Andes13.6
66.Pomerape6282 Bolivia/ChileBolivian Andes4.4
67.Palcaraju6274 PeruPeruvian Andes4.8
68.Santa Cruz6241 PeruPeruvian Andes15.7
69.Cerro los Olivares6216 Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes17.7
70.Nevado Copa6188 PeruPeruvian Andes17.4
71.Quemado6184 ArgentinaPuna de Atacama22.5
72.Sierra Nevada6173 Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama25.1
73.Cerro Vallecitos6168 ArgentinaPuna de Atacama39.5
74.Ranrapalca6162 PeruPeruvian Andes7.0
75.Cerro las Tórtolas6160 Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes39.8
76.Pucaranra6156 PeruPeruvian Andes2.4
77.Pabellón6152 ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes10.2
78.Alto6148 Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes8.7
79.Hualcan6122 PeruPeruvian Andes7.0
80.Yerupaja Chico6121 PeruPeruvian Andes1.7
81.Callangate6110 PeruPeruvian Andes14.3
82.Chacraraju6108 PeruPeruvian Andes6.5
83.Jatunriti6106 PeruPeruvian Andes4.3
84.Nevado de Chiaraco6104 BoliviaBolivian Andes17.8
85.Jirishanca6094 PeruPeruvian Andes1.8
86.Nevado Solimana6093 PeruPeruvian Andes29.3
86.Jatunhuma6093 PeruPeruvian Andes2.1
88.Volcán San Pablo6092 ChileBolivian Andes6.4
89.Cerro Colorados6080 Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama7.3
90.Volcán Guallatiri6063 ChileBolivian Andes29.0
91.Cerro Acotango6052 Bolivia/ChileBolivian Andes6.3
92.Pucajirca6050 PeruPeruvian Andes12.4
93.Yayamari6049 PeruPeruvian Andes12.4
94.Quitaraju6036 PeruPeruvian Andes5.0
95.Tocllaraju6034 PeruPeruvian Andes3.6
96.Salin6029 Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama12.9
97.Hualca Hualca6025 PeruPeruvian Andes11.7
97.Caraz6025 PeruPeruvian Andes6.7
99.Uturuncu6020 BoliviaBolivian Andes122.2
100.Pico Piuquenes6019 Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes5.6
101.Rasac6017 PeruPeruvian Andes1.9
102.Chachacomani6000 BoliviaBolivian Andes4.6

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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 determining which peaks belong on this list. The peak latitude-longitudes and range classifications where calculated from other sources.

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     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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