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Andes 6000-meter Peaks

Ranked Peaks have 400 meters of Clean Prominence

RankPeak Elev-M  Prom-M CountryRange (Level 3)Isol-KmAscent Date
15.Nevado Sajama65422428BoliviaBolivian Andes732.6 
18.Nevado de Illimani64382451BoliviaBolivian Andes199.3 
21.Nevado Ancohuma64271887BoliviaBolivian Andes119.6 
 Illimani-Pico de Paris6402262BoliviaBolivian Andes1.4 
31.Cerro Parinacota63421989Bolivia/ChileBolivian Andes27.7 
32.Nevado de Illampu6331491BoliviaBolivian Andes4.2 
34.Pomerape6282922Bolivia/ChileBolivian Andes3.8 
48.Aucanquilcha61762165ChileBolivian Andes331.7 
 Pico Layca Kkollu6166126BoliviaBolivian Andes1.2 
57.Volcán San Pedro61452024ChileBolivian Andes74.2 
 Pico del Indio610969BoliviaBolivian Andes.7 
67.Nevado de Chiaraco61041144BoliviaBolivian Andes17.1 
74.Volcán San Pablo6092787ChileBolivian Andes4.9 
75.Huayna Potosí60881188BoliviaBolivian Andes43.3 
81.Volcán Guallatiri60631423ChileBolivian Andes28.5 
84.Cerro Acotango6052852Bolivia/ChileBolivian Andes6.2 
90.Chaupi Orco60441537Bolivia/PeruBolivian Andes147.6 
91.Palpana60401947ChileBolivian Andes35.7 
97.Uturuncu60201400BoliviaBolivian Andes122.2 
1.Aconcagua69626962ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes16517.6 
 Cerro Aconcagua-South Summit683030ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes.9 
8.Cerro Mercedario67203333ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes75.1 
14.Cerro Tupungato65652760Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes80.4 
28.Ramada63601120ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes13.7 
35.Majadita62802113ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes174.4 
43.Cerro los Olivares62161296Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes17.6 
49.Cerro del Toro61681910Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes129.6 
51.Cerro las Tórtolas61601380Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes39.4 
51.La Mesa6160900ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes8.3 
55.Alto6148888Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes12.3 
60.Colangüil61221547ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes58.9 
 Alma Negra6120240ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes4.6 
64.Marmolejo61082105Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes30.0 
69.Cerro General Manuel Belgrano60972767ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes140.9 
76.Pabellón60801080ArgentinaCentral Argentina-Chile Andes10.6 
78.Nevado del Plomo60701550Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes38.2 
 Pico Piuquenes6019279Argentina/ChileCentral Argentina-Chile Andes5.3 
37.Volcán Chimborazo62674122EcuadorEcuador Andes845.7 
4.Nevado Huascarán67682798PeruPeruvian Andes2207.5 
9.Nevado Huascarán-Pico Norte6664654PeruPeruvian Andes2.4 
13.Nevado Yerupajá66172028PeruPeruvian Andes147.7 
 Nevado Yerupajá-Pico Sur651515PeruPeruvian Andes.5 
23.Nevado Coropuna64052208PeruPeruvian Andes442.9 
24.Nevado Huandoy63951628PeruPeruvian Andes9.1 
 Nevado Corpuna-Casulla6377337PeruPeruvian Andes2.8 
26.Nevado Ausangate63722085PeruPeruvian Andes245.7 
27.Nevado Huantsan63691619PeruPeruvian Andes52.5 
 Nevado Huandoy-Pico Oeste6356216PeruPeruvian Andes.9 
29.Nevado Chopicalqui6354928PeruPeruvian Andes3.4 
30.Siula Grande6344614PeruPeruvian Andes2.7 
 Nevado Coropuna-Pico Este6305365PeruPeruvian Andes6.6 
33.Nevado Ampato62881997PeruPeruvian Andes82.3 
38.Salcantay62642540PeruPeruvian Andes150.6 
39.Nevado Santa Cruz62411491PeruPeruvian Andes15.5 
42.Nevado Chinchey62221222PeruPeruvian Andes14.8 
45.Nevado Copa61881338PeruPeruvian Andes19.4 
47.Nevado Palcaraju6180680PeruPeruvian Andes4.6 
 Nevado Copa-Pico Norte6173123PeruPeruvian Andes1.5 
50.Nevado Ranrapalca6162912PeruPeruvian Andes7.0 
 Nevado Huandoy-Pico Sur6160340PeruPeruvian Andes1.5 
51.Nevado Hualcan6160810PeruPeruvian Andes7.1 
54.Nevado Pucaranra6156636PeruPeruvian Andes2.3 
 Nevado Sarapo6127177PeruPeruvian Andes.7 
 Colquecruz6120360PeruPeruvian Andes17.2 
63.Callangate61101110PeruPeruvian Andes7.8 
64.Nevado Chacraraju6108758PeruPeruvian Andes6.3 
66.Jatunriti6106826PeruPeruvian Andes3.2 
71.Nevado Jirishanca6094479PeruPeruvian Andes3.0 
72.Nevado Solimana60931453PeruPeruvian Andes27.2 
72.Jatunhuma6093713PeruPeruvian Andes2.8 
 Yerupaja Chico6089339PeruPeruvian Andes1.4 
83.Nevado Chachani60571963PeruPeruvian Andes55.1 
87.Yayamari6049709PeruPeruvian Andes11.6 
88.Nevado Pucajirca6046846PeruPeruvian Andes13.0 
 Pucajirca Oeste6039339PeruPeruvian Andes2.5 
92.Quitaraju6036776PeruPeruvian Andes4.8 
96.Hualca Hualca6025685PeruPeruvian Andes9.2 
 Rasac6017277PeruPeruvian Andes1.1 
 Pucajirca Central6014314PeruPeruvian Andes1.2 
 Callangate Norte6000320PeruPeruvian Andes2.1 
2.Ojos del Salado68933688Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama630.5 
3.Monte Pissis67932143ArgentinaPuna de Atacama75.8 
 Pissis II6785285ArgentinaPuna de Atacama3.1 
5.Cerro Bonete67591499ArgentinaPuna de Atacama27.2 
6.Tres Cruces67481422Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama23.3 
7.Cerro Llullaillaco67392344Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama264.4 
10.Cerro Cazadero6658658ArgentinaPuna de Atacama8.7 
11.Tres Cruces Central6629579ChilePuna de Atacama3.3 
12.Cerro de Incahuasi66211520Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama24.9 
16.El Muerto6488938Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama7.2 
17.Volcán Antofalla64401957ArgentinaPuna de Atacama113.8 
19.Cerro del Nacimiento6436496ArgentinaPuna de Atacama10.7 
19.Veladero64361116ArgentinaPuna de Atacama21.1 
22.El Cóndor64141660ArgentinaPuna de Atacama44.1 
 Antofalla-Pico Central6380300ArgentinaPuna de Atacama2.8 
25.Nevado de Cachi63802146ArgentinaPuna de Atacama165.4 
35.Reclus6280760ArgentinaPuna de Atacama17.4 
 Cerro Pioneros6240260ArgentinaPuna de Atacama5.6 
40.Tres Quebradas62391524Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama21.1 
41.Cerro Pular62331898ChilePuna de Atacama73.8 
44.Cerro Solo6205678Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama5.4 
46.Quemado6184704ArgentinaPuna de Atacama10.7 
56.El Ermitaño61461326ChilePuna de Atacama28.7 
 Monte Pissis-Pico Media6140260ArgentinaPuna de Atacama2.5 
58.Queva61401635ArgentinaPuna de Atacama66.9 
58.Sierra Nevada61401380Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama23.5 
 Monte Pissis-Pico Altar6130250ArgentinaPuna de Atacama3.2 
 Los Gemelos6120340ArgentinaPuna de Atacama5.4 
 Cumbre de Laudo6120240ArgentinaPuna de Atacama3.7 
 Cumbre del Toro6120170ArgentinaPuna de Atacama2.5 
61.Cerro Medusa6120520ArgentinaPuna de Atacama3.7 
62.Cerros Barrancas Blancas61191069ChilePuna de Atacama12.7 
68.Cerro Vallecitos61001170ArgentinaPuna de Atacama38.5 
70.Cerro Aracar60951791ArgentinaPuna de Atacama29.5 
76.Cerro Colorados60801000Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama7.3 
78.Cerro Baboso6070590ArgentinaPuna de Atacama8.3 
80.Cerro Vicuñas6067727ChilePuna de Atacama6.2 
82.Nevado El Fraile6061811Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama7.2 
84.Cerro Copiapó60521701ChilePuna de Atacama31.2 
86.Volcán Socompa60512015Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama27.9 
 Cerro de Ciénaga6050370ArgentinaPuna de Atacama6.9 
88.Pili60461608ChilePuna de Atacama108.5 
 Tres Cruces Norte6030389ChilePuna de Atacama2.5 
93.Peña Blanca6030430ChilePuna de Atacama1.2 
94.Salin60291469Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama13.7 
95.Volcán del Viento6028468ArgentinaPuna de Atacama4.8 
98.Cerro de San Francisco60181116Argentina/ChilePuna de Atacama11.5 
99.Cerro Laguna Blanca60121778ArgentinaPuna de Atacama127.2 

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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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